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wednesday 11

From Pinocchio to MasterChef. Changes in agriculture summed up in three family photos

From Pinocchio to MasterChef. From hunger to abundance. The picture of agriculture in three family photos. From Pinocchio to Masterchef, or in other words the millennial history of agriculture in few...

16:00 - 17:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

From Pinocchio to MasterChef. Changes in agriculture summed up in three family photos

Battle at the poles

The North Pole and South Pole, among the most remote areas of the planet, are threatened by climate change and the exploitation of natural resources. The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise recently led a ...

17:00 - 18:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Battle at the poles

Original sin. With Gianluigi Nuzzi

Presentation of the book Peccato originale. Conti segreti, verità nascoste, ricatti: il blocco di potere che ostacola la rivoluzione di Francesco by Gianluigi Nuzzi. After Vaticano Spa, Sua Santi...

21:00 - 22:00
Sala dei Notari

Original sin. With Gianluigi Nuzzi

thursday 12

Propaganda and social media

In conversation with Nathan Jurgenson. Moderated by Fabio Chiusi. The argument against "normalizing" political figures like Trump risks missing how normal politics-as-entertainment is and how normal...

17:30 - 18:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Propaganda and social media

Ten things to know about the Italian economy before it's too late

Presentation of the book Dieci cose da sapere sull'economia italiana prima che sia troppo tardi by Alan Friedman. In conversation with Lucia Annunziata and Gerardo Greco. Will I ever have a pension?...

18:00 - 19:00
Sala dei Notari

Ten things to know about the Italian economy before it's too late

What's left of the Syrian revolution?

Noura Ghazi Safadi in conversation with Francesca Caferri and Donatella Della Ratta. It was 15 March 2011 and thousands of people took to the streets of Damascus, shouting slogans similar to those th...

19:15 - 20:45
Sala dei Notari

What's left of the Syrian revolution?

From the couch to the race-track

The revolution of motorsports commentary, from language to images. Technology, passion, social interaction and involvement. Talk to everyone, be inclusive and don't stint on the emotion. Guido Meda, i...

19:30 - 20:30
Teatro della Sapienza

From the couch to the race-track

friday 13

The long time needed for investigative journalism

10:45 - 11:45
Teatro della Sapienza

The long time needed for investigative journalism

The story of a traitor

14:00 - 15:00
Sala dei Notari

The story of a traitor

Basic income. Time for a radical rethink of work, well-being, citizenship

Can we create a fairer society by providing a guaranteed income for all citizens? What would this mean for our health, wealth and well-being? Basic income is rooted in the idea that all citizens have...

14:00 - 15:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Basic income. Time for a radical rethink of work, well-being, citizenship

Google News Initiative: a conversation about news with Madhav Chinnappa

In March, Google launched the Google News Initiative (GNI), their effort to help journalism thrive in the digital age. The GNI signifies a major milestone in Google’s 15-year commitment to the news...

15:15 - 16:15
Sala dei Notari

Google News Initiative: a conversation about news with Madhav Chinnappa

Taking the red pill: has journalism become part of the problem?

In conversation witb Joris Luyendijk. Moderated by Sameer Padania.

17:45 - 18:45
Sala del Dottorato

Taking the red pill: has journalism become part of the problem?

The end of reason

Presentation of the  book La fine della ragione by Roberto Recchioni. Moderated by Luca Valtorta. In a new Dark Age, in which the only knowledge is so-called popular wisdom, a mother tries to save...

18:00 - 19:00
Teatro della Sapienza

The end of reason

Better to be free. Letter to my son on the courage to change

Presentation of the book Meglio liberi. Lettera a mio figlio sul coraggio di cambiare by Alessandro Di Battista. Moderated by Alessio Viola. The journalist Alessio Viola face-to-face with Alessandr...

18:00 - 19:15
Sala dei Notari

Better to be free. Letter to my son on the courage to change

A summer without Italy at the World Cup

Presentation of the football novel Lo stretto necessario by Pierluigi Pardo. Moderated by Tommaso Labate. Including reflection on Italy's unprecedented non-qualification for the 2018 World Cup Fina...

19:30 - 20:30
Sala dei Notari

A summer without Italy at the World Cup

saturday 14

How can you have no ads, no branded content, no subscribers and still thrive?

Jay Rosen and Ernst-Jan Pfauth, CEO of The Correspondent, will talk about membership and the merits of having members instead of subscribers and advertisers. It not just improves your business, but al...

09:30 - 10:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

How can you have no ads, no branded content, no subscribers and still thrive?

Alt-America: the rise of the radical right in the age of Trump

The story of the remarkable resurgence of right-wing extremism in the United States. Just as Donald Trump’s victorious campaign for the US presidency shocked the world, the seemingly sudden nationa...

10:00 - 11:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Alt-America: the rise of the radical right in the age of Trump

CANCELLED. Is it possible to psychologically manipulate voters via Facebook?

This event has been cancelled. David Stillwell is unable to attend the festival. In the last couple of years interest has grown in communication techniques based on psychometric mechanisms, focusing ...

14:00 - 15:00
Teatro della Sapienza

CANCELLED. Is it possible to psychologically manipulate voters via Facebook?

Where millennial media went wrong

This talk by David Cohn will look at a class of millennial media companies and how they have changed the way the entire industry works. It will praise them to a certain extent. But this talk will also...

15:00 - 16:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Where millennial media went wrong

Don Matteo: how a TV series can promote the local area

Don Matteo. A special event, organised in association with the Regione Umbria, with the fiction Don Matteo, a series produced by Lux Vide in association with Rai fiction. How a TV series can prom...

15:00 - 16:30
Teatro Morlacchi

Don Matteo: how a TV series can promote the local area

McMafia: from journalism to book to TV series. Global organised crime in a new light

In conversation with Misha Glenny, author of McMafia. Moderated by Mario Calabresi. In the book McMafia (2008) Misha Glenny, former correspondent of the BBC and The Guardian, wrote of the mafia as a ...

15:30 - 16:30
Sala dei Notari

McMafia: from journalism to book to TV series. Global organised crime in a new light

Mosul Eye: the blogger who revealed to the world the atrocities of ISIS

Omar Mohammed, better known under the pseudonym Mosul Eye, is a history student who wrote on his blog about the atrocities of the Islamic State in the Iraqi city of Mosul. For almost two years, he sec...

16:45 - 17:45
Sala dei Notari

Mosul Eye: the blogger who revealed to the world the atrocities of ISIS

Memory, the irreconcilable foe of all racisms

"World Jewry has been for sixteen years, in spite of our politics, an irreconcilable enemy of fascism". With these words Benito Mussolini announced the promulgation of the racial laws in Trieste on 18...

17:00 - 18:30
Teatro Morlacchi

Memory, the irreconcilable foe of all racisms

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict: women on the march for peace

In conversation with Yael Deckelbaum and Meera Eilabouni of the Women Wage Peace movement. Moderated by Barbara Serra. The Women Wage Peace movement was set up immediately after the bloody clashes ...

18:00 - 19:00
Sala dei Notari

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict: women on the march for peace

Sea Sorrow. In conversation with Vanessa Redgrave

Screening of the documentary Sea Sorrow followed by a discussion and Q&A with Vanessa Redgrave, Carlo Nero and Carlotta Sami. Moderated by Barbara Serra. Sea Sorrow marks Vanessa Redgrave’s deb...

21:00 - 23:00
Sala dei Notari

Sea Sorrow. In conversation with Vanessa Redgrave

sunday 15

Journalism and revolt. Half a century after 1968

Journalism as "continuous censorship on the acts of power" (Jules Michelet), journalism as a sovereignty of facts, journalism as independent and even militant thought: half a century has passed since ...

11:00 - 12:00
Sala dei Notari

Journalism and revolt. Half a century after 1968

Schools, equality and democracy

State schooling, governed by articles 33 and 34 of the Italian Constitution, was conceived as one of the pillars of democracy under the banner of equality and the right to study. But after 70 years, w...

11:30 - 12:30
Sala della Vaccara

Schools, equality and democracy

In conversation with Giancarlo De Cataldo

Presentation of the book L'agente del caos by Giancarlo De Cataldo. Moderated by Marino Sinibaldi. Giancarlo De Cataldo is a magistrate, writer, screenwriter and author of Romanzo Criminale, which ...

12:00 - 13:00
Sala dei Notari

In conversation with Giancarlo De Cataldo

Discovery! Scientific research to boost Italy?

Presentation of the book Scoperta. L’Italia rinasce dalla ricerca scientifica? by Roberto Defez. In conversation with Elena Cattaneo and Marco Cattaneo. Scientific research is not a cultural luxur...

14:30 - 15:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Discovery! Scientific research to boost Italy?

Mafia money deluge: from Italy to the rest of the world via Europe

In line with the globalization of commercial traffic, for years the Italian mafias have been becoming more internationalized. Europe in particular has become a single field of action and interaction w...

15:00 - 16:00
Sala dei Notari

Mafia money deluge: from Italy to the rest of the world via Europe

A day in court. In conversation with Roberta Petrelluzzi

16:00 - 17:00
Sala dei Notari

A day in court. In conversation with Roberta Petrelluzzi

Lercio vs Giobbe. Migrations and invasions, from satire to fake news

From the barrage of allegedly false news of the special Lercio TV News, read by Giobbe Covatta, to the stage of the festival. From virtual to live, the collaboration between the actor, Lercio and Am...

17:30 - 19:00
Sala dei Notari

Lercio vs Giobbe. Migrations and invasions, from satire to fake news

Music, theatre, TV: the worlds of Brunori Sas

21:00 - 22:30
Sala dei Notari

Music, theatre, TV: the worlds of Brunori Sas

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