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International Award "Silvestro Marcucci", 2nd Edition: award ceremony, Saturday, February 24, 2018



On Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 17:00, in the Sala "Mario Tobino" of Palazzo Ducale, in Lucca, will take place the award ceremony of the International Dissertation Award - Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci, 2nd Edition, granted to Prof. Stefan Klingner, with the participation of: Prof. Raffaello Nardi, President of the Accademia Lucchese di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, which has co-financed the award, Prof.ssa Franca Casali, President of the Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci, Prof. Luca Fonnesu, President of the Società Italiana di Studi Kantiani. Prof. Claudio La Rocca, chair of the award committee, will give a speech in honor of the prize winner (Laudatio). Further informations on the event can be found in the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

International dissertation award Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci: Second Edition



The second edition of the International Dissertation Award - Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci, co-financed by the Accademia Lucchese di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, has been granted to Dr. Stefan Klingner, for the dissertation thesis Technische Vernunft. Kants Zweckbegriff und das Problem einer Kulturphilosophie. The award commitee was composed by Massimo Barale, Bernd Dörflinger, Luca Fonnesu, Claudio La Rocca, and Dennis Schulting.
The Foundation wishes to thank all the participants and apologizes for the delay in releasing this communication. This delay is due, on one side, to the large number and high quality of the theses submitted, and, on the other side, to the sudden and premature loss of Prof. Massimo Barale.
Further information on the award ceremony will be given soon.

Wednesday May 17th, 2017: awards ceremony of the Certamen Kantianum




Wednesday, May 17th 2017, beginning at 3:30PM, at the Auditorium of the Fondazione Banca del Monte, in Piazza S. Martino, awards ceremony of the Certamen Kantianum. The winners are Laura Toni, Sara Bolognini, Silvia Zeribelli, Luisa Ferrarini, Sara Bilia, with L'eccezione o la regola?, winners of the first prize, Lisa Deni, with Es is gut, winner of the second prize, and Annalisa Canovai, Aurora Doberti, with L'afa di quel pomeriggio..., winners of the third prize. All the participants will receive a certificate. Further information on the depliant of the event.

Saturday, March 25th, 2017: presentation of the volume Victor Egger e Henri Bergson. Alle origini del flusso di coscienza (Pisa, Edizioni ETS, 2016)




On Saturday, March 25th, at 17:00, at the Foundation seat, presentation of the volume Victor Egger e Henri Bergson. Alle origini del flusso di coscienza (Pisa, Edizioni ETS, 2016), by the author Prof. Riccardo Roni (University of Urbino), with the introduction of Prof.ssa Giovanna Miglio (Italian Philosophical Society). Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

16-18 December 2016: SILVESTRO MARCUCCI - A dieci anni dalla scomparsa - Exhibition of documents, letters and unpublished material




Friday December 16th, 2016, at 4:30PM, at the Foundation seat, the exhibition SILVESTRO MARCUCCI - A dieci anni dalla scomparsa will be open with the a presentation of Prof. Claudio La Rocca (University of Genova). The exhibition, with the financial support of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca and in collaboration with the Comune di Massarosa, will remain open untill Sunday, December 18th, with the opening time 4PM-8PM. Further information on the depliant of the event.

Friday November 25th, 2016: La filosofia classica tedesca come problema - Giornata di studio in ricordo di Claudio Cesa




On Friday, November 25th 2016, beginning at 9:45AM, at the Collegio Ghislieri in Pavia (Italy), one-day workshop in memory of Claudio Cesa, about La filosofia classica tedesca come problema, in collaboration with the Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci - ONLUS. Further information on the program of the event.

CERTAMEN KANTIANUM: competition announcement, reserved to high school students in the Lucca Province




The Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci - Onlus, with the financial support of the Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca, and in collaboration with the Provincia di Lucca, Comune di Lucca, and Comune di Massarosa, announces the first edition of the CERTAMEN KANTIANUM, competition reserved to high school students in the Lucca Province. All the information can be found on the announcement of the competition (in Italian). The application can be submitted using the following request form , which has to be sent before December 15th, 2016 at the email address of the foundation, contatti@silvestromarcucci.it .

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016: presentation of the volume Il mio mistero è chiuso in me. Vita e opere di Giacomo Puccini (Pisa, Edizioni Dreambook, 2016)




On Saturday, October 22nd 2016, at 17:00, at the Foundation seat, presentation of the volume Il mio mistero è chiuso in me. Vita e opere di Giacomo Puccini (Pisa, Edizioni Dreambook, 2016), by the author Prof. Emiliano Sarti. With the participation of Dr. Stefano Mecenate, chief of the Publishing House. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Saturday June 18 2016, at 17:00: round table on L'ontologia di Gilles Deleuze



Saturday June 18 2016, at 17:00 in the seat of the Foundation, round table on L'ontologia di Gilles Deleuze. Speakers: Ubaldo Fadini (University of Firenze), Manlio Iofrida (University of Bologna), Sandro Palazzo (University of Bologna), Rocco Ronchi (University of L'Aquila), Riccardo Roni (University of Urbino). In the occasion, the two books of S. Palazzo, Trascendentale e temporalità. Gilles Deleuze e l'eredità kantiana (Pisa, ETS, 2013) and of R. Ronchi, Gilles Deleuze. Credere nel reale (Milano, Feltrinelli, 2015). will be presented. Further information on the brochure of the event.

Saturday April 2 2016, at 16:30: presentation of poetry book of Mara Mucini "Parole"



On Saturday, April 2 2016, at 16:30 in the seat of the Foundation, Dr. Silvia Marcucci will present Mara Mucini's book "Parole" (Maria Pacini Fazzi Editore). The present audience will be able to assist also to an intermezzo with the harp of Anna Livia Walker. Further information on brochure (italian) of the even.

Saturday March 12 2016, at 16:00: Round table: "Pagine di Storia Lucchese: le razzie dei soldati francesi a Quiesa (Gennaio 1799)"



Organized by the Istituto Storico Lucchese - Sezione "Prof. Guglielmo Lera" - Massarosa, the Comune di Massarosa - Comitato Rappresentanza Locale - Quiesa-Compignano, and the Foundation Silvestro Marcucci - Onlus - Quiesa, round table with the title Pagine di Storia Lucchese: le razzie dei soldati francesi a Quiesa (Gennaio 1799) on Saturday, March 12 2016, at 16:00, in Quiesa, at the Centro Civico (nearby the Church). After the institutional greetings, the following speakers will give their contributions: Giorgio Paolini on La fine della Repubblica Aristocratica, Enio Calissi on Le razzie dei soldati francesi a Quiesa, Virgilio Del Bucchia on La viabilità locale e sul Monte Quiesa. Chairperson: Silvia Marcucci. Further information on brochure (italian) of the even.

Monday January 11th, 2016: Imparare a filosofare. Kant e la filosofia oggi. In ricordo di Silvestro Marcucci




Monday, January 11th, 2016, beginning at 9AM, at Villa Bottini in Lucca, a one-day workshop Imparare a filosofare. Kant e la filosofia oggi. In ricordo di Silvestro Marcucci (To learn to make philosophy. Kant and the philosophy today. In memory of Silvestro Marcucci), at ten years from his death. In the morning, there will be the talks of Remo Bodei, Marcello Pera, and Luigi Caranti. After lunch break, those of Luca Fonnesu, Francesco Camera, Gabriele Tomasi, and Alfredo Ferrarin. Further information on brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Saturday November 7th, 2015: presentation of the volum Massarosa dalle origini ai nostri giorni of Paolo Dinelli




On Saturday, November 7th 2015, at 17:00, at the Sala Consiliare of the Comune di Massarosa, Piazza Taddei 1, presentation of the volum Massarosa dalle origini ai nostri giorni of Paolo Dinelli (Vallecchi Editore). This event is organized by the Comune di Massarosa in collaboration with the Istituto Storico Lucchese and the Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci. Further information on brochure (in Italian) of the event.


Saturday, September 19th, 2015: presentation of the volum Carpe diem. Pagine di poesia latina (Massarosa, Marco Del Bucchia Editore, 2015)




On Saturday, September 19th 2015, at 17:00, at the Foundation seat, presentation of the volume Carpe diem. Pagine di poesia latina (Massarosa, Marco Del Bucchia Editore, 2015), by the author Prof. Emiliano Sarti. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.


Friday, August 21 - Sunday, August 23 2015: painting exhibition of ANTONIO POSSENTI: "All'improvviso le stelle"




The Foundation is pleased to host the painting exhibition of Antonio Possenti with the title All'improvviso le stelle, from Friday, August 21, untill Sunday August 23, 2015. The exhibition opening will take place on Friday, August 21, at 17:30, with the participation of Dr. Laura Elisa Marcucci, nuclear physicist of the University of Pisa, and Dr. Pier Ugo Bernardini. The exhibition will be open from 4PM till 8PM.
Further information on the event can be found in the brochure (in Italian) and the photogallery of the event.

Saturday June 6 2015, at 17:00: Prof. Franco Rapetti's seminar Gli anni freddi e umidi tra il primo e il secondo decennio dell'Ottocento a Camaiore. Conseguenze sulle popolazioni




Saturday, June 6 28 2015, at 17:00, at the Foundation seat, Prof. Franco Rapetti will give a presentation with the title: Gli anni freddi e umidi tra il primo e il secondo decennio dell'Ottocento a Camaiore. Conseguenze sulle popolazioni. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Saturday March 28 2015, at 17:00: Prof. Nicola Laganàs seminar Cannoni delle mura di Lucca ... addio!



Saturday, March 28 2015, at 17:00, at the Foundation seat, Prof. Nicola Laganà will give a presentation with the title: Cannoni delle mura di Lucca ... addio!. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Eugenio Barsanti in the 150th anniversary of his death



Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at 17:00, at the Sala Tobino (Palazzo Ducale, Lucca), Prof. Giacomo Ricci will give a presentation with the title Padre Barsanti: un lucchese che ha rivoluzionato il mondo.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 17:00, guided tour at the Barsanti and Matteucci Museum (via S. Andrea, 58 - Lucca), directed by the Fondazione Barsanti e Matteucci. The events are organized by the Società' Dante Alighieri - Comitato di Lucca, in collaboration with the Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci - Onlus, the Fondazione Barsanti e Matteucci and the Associazione Culturale Amici del Machiavelli. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.


Saturday July 19 2014, at 17:00: Prof. Emiliano Sarti's seminar La "Cavalleria Rusticana" tra Verga e Mascagni



Saturday, July 19 2014, at 17:00, at the Foundation seat, Prof. Emiliano Sarti will give a presentation with the title: La "Cavalleria Rusticana" tra Verga e Mascagni. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Saturday February 22 2014, at 16:30: Dr. Chiara Roda's seminar "I nostri occhi per il bosone di Higgs"



Saturday, February 22 2014, at 16:30, at the Foundation seat, Dr. Chiara Roda (University of Pisa and INFN - Pisa) will give a presentation with the title: I nostri occhi per il bosone di Higgs. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Friday, August 30 - Sunday, September 1 2013: painting exhibition of EMANUELE CAMPOSTRINI, called "MELE"



The Foundation is pleased to host the painting exhibition of Emanuele Campostrini, called "Mele", from Friday, August 30, untill Sunday September 1, 2013. The exhibition opening will take place on Friday, August 30 2013, at 17:30, with the participation of Prof. Carlo Valerio Bellieni, neonatologist of the University of Siena. The exhibition will remain open untill September 1, from 4PM till 8PM.
Further information on the event can be found in the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Friday, July 19 - Sunday, July 21 2013: painting exhibition of ANTONELLA SALVETTI and MARIANA VIGNALI



The Foundation is pleased to host the painting exhibition of Antonella Salvetti and Mariana Vignali, from Friday, July 19, untill Sunday July 21, 2013. Further information on the event can be found in the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Saturday, June 15 2013: "La vocazione poetica e letteraria di G. B. Giorgini"



The Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci Onlus and the Istituto Storico Lucchese - Sezione "Guglielmo Lera" - Massarosa, with the Comune di Massarosa as sponsor, present La vocazione poetica e letteraria di G. B. Giorgini, with Dr. Silvia Marcucci, president of the Società "Dante Alighieri" - Comitato di Lucca, and Dr. Silvia Casini, researcher of Italianistica at the University of Florence; chairperson Dr. Letizia Pagliai, of the Associazione Studi Sismondiani - Pescia. The event will take place on Saturday, June 15 2013, at 17:00, at the Sala Consiliare of the Comune di Massarosa. Further informations on the depliant of the event.

Second edition of the International Dissertation Award
Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci: deadline extended



The deadline for presenting the applications and necessary documentation to participate to the second edition of the International Dissertation Award has been extended to May 31st, 2013. The application can still be submitted using the following request form. Further information can be found here.

Saturday May 4th, 2013, at 17:00: Dr. Alessandra Toncelli's seminar on electromagnetic waves



Saturday, May 4th 2013, at 17:00, at the Foundation seat, Dr. Alessandra Toncelli (University of Pisa) will give a presentation with the title: Le onde elettromagnetiche: angeli o demoni? Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Second Edition of the International Dissertation Award
Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci



The Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci award for the years 2011-2012, co-financed by the Accademia Lucchese di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, is given to a doctoral thesis of philosophical subject, related in particular to Immanuel Kant or the kantianism and its developments until contemporary philosophy. The award can be given to a doctoral thesis (or equivalent foreign work), whose defence has taken place between January 2011 and December 2012. The award consists of Euro 5.000, which can be used, according to the will of the author, to partially or completely finance the publication of the thesis in the series of the foundation itself. The applications and necessary documentation shall reach the Foundation within April 30th, 2013, otherwise the application will not be considered. The application shall be submitted using the following request form. Further information can be found here.

Friday March 15th, 2013, at 17:00: presentation of Laura Puccinelli (1882-1942). Ritratto di una pensatrice della prima metà del Novecento



Friday, March 15th 2013, at 17:00, in the Saloni Monumentali, in Via S. Maria Corteorlandini 12 (Lucca), the Biblioteca Statale di Lucca, in collaboration with Amici del Machiavelli, Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci - Onlus , Istituto Storico Lucchese, "Storia e Storie al femminile" (Sez. dell'Istituto Storico Lucchese), Società Dante Alighieri - Comitato di Lucca, presents: Laura Puccinelli (1882-1942). Ritratto di una pensatrice della prima metà del Novecento, with the participation of Claudio La Rocca, Lorenzo Puccinelli Sannini, and Silvia Marcucci. More informations on the depliant (in Italian) of the event.

Saturday, December 22nd 2012, at 21:15: benefit concert



Saturday, December 22nd 2012, at 21:15, at the "Vittoria Manzoni" Theater in Massarosa, benefit concert with Christmas Carols and Songs interpreted by the Corale polifonica Città di Viareggio, directed by G. Franco Cosmi. The event is organized by the Lions Club Massarosa, the Misericordia di Massarosa, and the Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci - ONLUS. The money raised from the concert will be entirely donated. Further informations on the poster of the event.

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 17:00: presentation of the volum Roma - Monumenti, miti, storie della città eterna (Torino, Einaudi, 2012)



On Saturday, October 27th 2012, at 17:00, at the Foundation seat, presentation of the volume Roma - Monumenti, miti, storie della città eterna (Torino, Einaudi, 2012), by the authors Prof. Donatella Puliga (University of Siena) and Dr. Silvia Panichi (Director of the culture department of the town of Pisa). Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

International Award "Silvestro Marcucci": award ceremony, Tuesday, October 9th, 2012



On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012, at 17:30, in the Sala "Mario Tobino" of Palazzo Ducale, in Lucca, will take place the award ceremony of the International Dissertation Award - Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci, granted to Prof. Courtney David Fugate, with the participation of: Prof. Raffaello Nardi, President of the Accademia Lucchese di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, which has co-financed the award, Prof.ssa Franca Casali, President of the Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci, Prof. Claudio La Rocca, President of the Società Italiana di Studi Kantiani. Prof. Alfredo Ferrarin, member of the award committee, will give a speech in honor of the prize winner (Laudatio). Further informations on the event can be found in the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Friday, July 20th - Sunday, July 22th 2012: Francesco Zavattari - Indagine sull'ombra



Francesco Zavattari, young painter from Lucca, after ten years from his personal first exhibition, proposes a new series of ten paintings with the title Indagine sull'ombra: the Foundation is happy to host it in its rooms. The exhibition, with the support of the Comune di Massarosa, is freely open Friday 20, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 of July from 4PM till 8PM. The vernissage, on Friday, July 20th from 5:30PM, will be enriched by Albert George Storace, history professor and critic of classical music and opera, who will come from Malta for the exhibition and will make a speach at 7:30PM, at the moment of the aperitive offered by the Foundation. Entrance is free.
Further information on the event can be found in the brochure (in Italian) and the photogallery of the event.

International dissertation award Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci



The first edition of the International Dissertation Award - Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci, for the years 2009-2010, co-financed by the Accademia Lucchese di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, has been granted to Dr. Courtney David Fugate, for the dissertation thesis The Teleology of Reason. An Examination of the Sources and Structure of Kant's Critical Philosophy. The award commitee was composed by Bernd Dörflinger (Trier), Mario Caimi (Buenos Aires), Alfredo Ferrarin (Pisa), Luca Fonnesu (Pavia), and Claudio La Rocca (Genova).
The Foundation apologizes for the delay in releasing this communication, due to the large number and the high quality of the theses submitted, and wishes to thank all the participants.

Saturday, March 10th 2012, 17:00: presentation of the volum Storia delle linee ferroviarie lucchesi, by Michele Citarella



Saturday, March 10th 2012, at 17:00, at the Sala Consiliare of the Comune di Massarosa, Piazza Taddei 1, Michele Citarella will present the volum Storia delle linee ferroviarie lucchesi (Viareggio, Pezzini Editore, 2011). Further informations on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Friday, December 23rd 2011, at 21:15: benefit concert to help the flood victims



Friday, December 23rd 2011, at 21:15, at the "Vittoria Manzoni" Theater in Massarosa, benefit concert with Christmas Carols and Songs interpreted by the Canticum Novum Gospel Choir, directed by Piero Ciardella with Massimiliano Grazzini at the piano. The event is organized by the Lions Club Massarosa, the Misericordia di Massarosa, and the Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci - ONLUS. The money raised from the concert will be donated to the victims of the floodings of the past 25th October 2011. Further informations at www.coridinatale.it.

Friday, October 7th 2011, 17:00: presentation of the volume La Rosa Canina e altri fiori di parole of Teresa Tosi



On Friday, October 7th 2011, at 17:00, at the Foundation seat, presentation of the volume La Rosa Canina e altri fiori di parole (Lucca, Maria Pacini Fazzi Editore, 2011) of Teresa Tosi. with the participation of: Franca Casali Marcucci and Annalisa Testa. The Author will be present. In the occasion, it will be possible to visit a paintin exhibition of Annalisa Testa. The exhibition will remain open also on October 8th and 9th, from 16:00 till 20:00. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 17:00: Dr. Laura Elisa Marcucci's seminar on nuclear physics



On Saturday, July 16th 2011, at 17:00, at the Foundation seat, Dr. Laura Elisa Marcucci (University of Pisa) will give a presentation with the title: A cento anni dalla scoperta del nucleo: la fisica nucleare, princìpi e applicazioni. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Friday, February 18th 2011, 16:00: presentation of the volume Interpretare la modernità - In ricordo di Franco Bianco (Roma, Carocci, 2009)



On Friday, February 18 2011, at 16:00, in the Sala Consiliare of the Comune di Massarosa, Piazza Taddei 1, the Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci - Onlus, in collaboration with the Società Italiana di Studi Kantiani and the Società, Filosofica Italiana (sez. lucchese), will present the volum Interpretare la modernità - In ricordo di Franco Bianco (Roma, Carocci, 2009), edited by Mariannina Failla and Pavel Rebernik, with the participation of Prof. Giacomo Marramao (Università di Roma Tre), Prof. Stefano Poggi (Università di Firenze). The event will be coordinated by Prof. Claudio La Rocca (President of the Società Italiana di Studi Kantiani). The editors will be present. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Saturday, January 15th 2011, 16:30: documentary "Fantasmi nel cielo. Le comete: storia e scienza" (Associazione La Limonaia Sicenza Viva, 2009)



On Saturday, January 15th 2011, at 16:30, at the Foundation seat, the documentary Fantasmi nel cielo. Le comete: storia e scienza (Associazione La Limonaia Sicenza Viva, 2009) will be presented. Introduction of Prof. Scilla Degl'Innocenti (University of Pisa). Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Tuesday, November 30 2010: presentation of Emiliano Sarti's book "Amore e morte nella lirica greca"



In collaboration with the Società Dante Alighieri, Comitato di Lucca, on Tuesday, November 30th, at 17:00, in the Auditorium of the Centro Culturale AGORÀ (Piazza dei Servi), Dr. Silvia Marcucci will present Emiliano Sarti's book "Amore e morte nella lirica greca" (Ed. Del Bucchia). The author will be present too. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Saturday, October 23 2010: presentation of Giulio Marlia's book "Il lato oscuro. Storie nere"



In collaboration with the Regione Toscana, within the program "Topi da biblioteca? Tipi da biblioteca. Ottobre piovono libri", on Saturday, October 23rd, at 17:00, at the Foundation seat, presentation of Giulio Marlia's book "Il lato oscuro. Storie nere" (Massarosa, Marco Del Bucchia Editore, 2010), with the participation of: Prof. Pier Marco De Santi, professor of cinema hystory and critique at the University of Pisa and artistic director of the Europacinema festival, and Doct. Umberto Guidi, journalist and movie reviewer. The author will be present. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Friday July 23 - Sunday July 25 2010: painting exhibition of Cinzia Coronese



The Foundation is pleased to host the painting exhibition of Cinzia Coronese, from Friday July 23, untill Sunday July 25, 2010, 16:00-20:00. An aperitive will be served on Sunday, at 17:30. Further information on the event can be found in the brochure (in Italian).

Monday, July 16 2010: discussion on J. Hersch



On Monday, July 16, at 21:30, at the Sala dell'Affresco, in Via S. Micheletto 3, Lucca, discussion on J. Hersch, Jeanne Hersch: tessere l'unità della vita. Speaker: Dr. Roberta Guccinelli, reciting voice: Tiziana Piercecchi. The event is sponsored by the Provincia di Lucca, in particular by it's "Comitato Pari Opportunità", in collaboration with the Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci and the Società Filosofica Italiana, Sezione Lucchese. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event. The invitation can be downloaded here.

Tuesday, May 25 2010: presentation of the book Silvestro Marcucci - Scienza, teleologia, mondo



On Tuesday, May 25th, at 17:00, at the Palazzo dei Congressi, sala Fermi, a Pisa discussion of Marcucci's posthumous collection of essays Scritti su Kant. Scienza, teleologia, mondo, ed. by C. La Rocca, Edizioni ETS, 2010 ("Zetetica", Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci Series). Speakers: Mario Caimi, Claudio Cesa, Claudio La Rocca, Fabio Minazzi.
A presentation of the latest issue of the Journal "Il Protagora" (n. 13, 2010, on "Kant e il problema del trascendentale"), in memory of Silvestro Marcucci, will follow. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Saturday, March 6 2010: presentation of Annamaria Scollo's book Shamanà. Il varco segreto



On Saturday, March 6th, beginning at 16:30, at the Foundation seat, with the support of the Comune di Massarosa, Dr. Silvia Marcucci will present Annamaria Scollo's book Shamaà. Il varco segreto. The Author will be present.
Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Saturday, January 23 2010: presentation of Jeanne Hersch's book Tempo e musica, ed. Dr. Roberta Guccinelli



On Saturday, January 23rd, beginning at 16:30, at the Foundation seat, in collaboration with the Lucca branch of the "Società Filosofica Italiana", Dr. Roberta Guccinelli will present Jeanne Hersch's book Tempo e musica (Milano, Baldini Castoldi Dalai, 2009), which she has translated and edited. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

Thursday, December 17 2009: Prof. Gabriella Biagi Ravenni's seminar: "Giacomo Puccini e le sue terre"



On Thursday, December 17th, beginning at 21:00, at the Foundation seat, Prof. Gabriella Biagi Ravenni (Director of the "Fondazione Giacomo Puccini" and President of the "Centro Studi Giacomo Puccini") will give the seminar "Giacomo Puccini e le sue terre". This is one of the events connected with the "Festa del Comune di Massarosa". Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.

International dissertation award
Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci



The Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci award for the years 2009-2010, co-financed by the Accademia Lucchese di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, is given to a doctoral thesis of philosophical subject, related in particular to Immanuel Kant or the kantianism and its developments until contemporary philosophy. The award can be given to a doctoral thesis (or equivalent foreign work), whose defence has taken place between January 2009 and December 2010. The award consists of Euro 5.000, which can be used, according to the will of the author, to partially or completely finance the publication of the thesis in the series of the foundation itself. The applications and necessary documentation shall reach the Foundation within March 31st, 2011, otherwise the application will not be considered. The application shall be submitted using the following request form. Further information can be found here.

Friday, October 9 2009: Round Table: "Comunicazione e formazione interculturale"



In collaboration with the Regione Toscana, within the program "Tipi-Topi da biblioteca", Friday, October 9 2009, beginning at 16:30, Round Table on Comunicazione e formazione interculturale. Speakers: Luciana Brandi, Daria Coppola and Franco Favilli; Chairman: Silvia Marcucci. During the Round Table, the volume "Parlare, comprendersi, interagire" (Pisa, Felici Editore, 2009), edited by Daria Coppola, will be presented. Further information on the brochure (in Italian) of the event.


Friday, July 10 - Sunday, July 12 2009: painting exhibition of ANTONELLA SALVETTI



The Foundation is pleased to host the painting exhibition of Antonella Salvetti, from Friday, July 10, untill Sunday July 12, 2009. Further information on the event can be found in the brochure (in Italian) and the photogallery of the event.

Saturday, April 18 2009: Inauguration



Beginning at 10:00, in the Sala "Mario Tobino" of the Palazzo Ducale in Lucca, the Inauguration of the Foundation will take place, with the welcome of the Authorities, of the Foundation President and of the President of the Società Italiana di Studi Kantiani, and the seminars of Prof. Norbert Hinske (Silvestro Marcucci e la ricerca kantiana in Italia) and Prof. Beatrice Centi (La tradizione kantiana in Italia). In the afternoon, the participants will be able to visit the Foundation in Villa "Il Leccio", Quiesa di Massarosa (Lucca). Further information on the event can be found in the brochure (in Italian) and the photogallery of the event.

Monday, January 12 2009



The library is open to the public starting from monday, January 12 2009. The material can be consulted on request, contacting Dott. Silvia Marcucci (tel. +39 327 7058066; email contatti@silvestromarcucci.it).