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Paolo Galluzzi, Museo Galileo in Florence, also visiting us this year as a Kratter Visiting Professor, to wrap up our celebration of 500 years of Leonardo

Tue May 14th 2019, 7:00 - 8:00pm
CEMEX Auditorium, Stanford University

The Signs of Time: Leonardo da Vinci's History of the Earth and the Fate of Man

Based on insightful observations and daring hypotheses, Leonardo was among the first to hold that the Earth has a long history marked by continuous transformations. In his view, these changes could create environmental conditions that would make life of man and animals impossible.


Doing History in the Museum: Exhibits in the Making at the Museo Galileo, Florence

Noon seminar with lunch, Thursday May 9th, 2019, noon - 1:30pm

Mendenhall A or B

please RSVP to rrogers [at] (rrogers[at]stanford[dot]edu)

Galluzzi is an expert on Leonardo's engagement with technology. He is the long-time director of an important museum and research institute in Florence, Museo Galileo, and has taught periodically for Stanford OSP in Florence. He is currently president of the Leonardo commission overseeing the public commemorations in Italy this year.

Cosponsored with the History Department and the Continuing Studies Program