February 27th, 2018

“Towards a New International Tax” – Part III – “Multilateral Cooperation, Invisible Enterprise and Knowledge Networks”.

the Conference, which will be presented by the President of the A.N.T.I. Sec. Lombardy prof. adv. Gianfranco Gaffuri, will have as speakers:

– prof. dr. Piergiorgio Valente, CFE President and Bureau Member of the Taxation and Fiscal Policy Committee of the BIAC at the OECD and associate A.N.T.I. Lombardy

– prof. Alberto Maria Gaffuri, associate professor of Tax Law at the Bicocca University of Milan

– prof. Raffaele Rizzardi, Anti member, A.N.T.I. delegate to the CFE Fiscal Committee

– prof. Luca Bagetto, professor of “Theoretical Philosophy” at the University of Pavia

– prof. Paolo Zanenga, professor of “Complexity of Knowledge Networks” at the Turin Polytechnic.

January 17th, 2018, Rome, CRUI headquarter, Piazza Rondanini 48

Signature of the framework convention between  Diotima Society and CRUI –Conferenza dei Rettori delle Università Italiane. for the development of the third mission of universities through the implementation of the C-School.

December 21st, 2017, Genoa

Signature of the convention between Diotima Society and DITEN – department of the Genoa University,  to collaborate on the C-School initiative .

December 16th, 2017, Genova, Palazzo Ducale

Eros della memoria della parola, della bellezza – International meeting.

It will be held for the entire day of Saturday 16 December at Palazzo Ducale, in the “Montale” hall; it has the patronage of the Municipality, the Region and the European Parliament, precisely because of its interdisciplinary themes aimed at renewing the soul of Europe. The speakers are personalities of the Genoese cultural world (Art, Economics, Law, Classical Literature, Politics) and three young female promises in the field of literary studies, all university (in Genoa and at the Normale di Pisa).

Paolo Zanenga will speak on “Aisthesis and Genesis: the hidden dimension of economy”.

December 15th, 2017, Turin

Blockchain for Social Good, by Nesta.

This event brings together policymakers, startups, researchers and other representatives of academia, and anyone else interested in the space of blockchain and its potential. The event will open with the launch of the €5m European Commission Prize: “Blockchains for social good”. The prize has been designed by the European Commission to promote scalable, efficient and high-impact decentralized solutions to social innovation challenges leveraging the technology used in blockchain.

Paolo Zanenga represents the Fondazione Giannino Bassetti.

December 14th, 2017, Rome, Senato della Repubblica

Inauguration of GUERNICA, ICONA DI PACE (Guernica Icon of Peace), exhibition of the extraordinary Picasso cartoon, from which the UNO tapestry in New York (Rome, December 15th 2017 – January 7th 2018).

Paolo Zanenga of Diotima Society is member of the Cultural Committee, with the curator Serena Baccaglini, Jesùs Manuel Gracia Aldaz, Spanish Ambassador in Italy, Aldo Amati, Italian Ambassador in the Czech Republic, Silvia Costa, MEP, Susi Snyder, president of the ICAN-International Campaign Steeering Group to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, that has just won the Nobel Peace Prize, Cynthia Bronson Altman, curator at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, New York, Mario Virgilio Montañez Arroyo, Fundaciòn Picasso, Malaga, Glorvina Durrbach-Célérier, Dijon, Patrizio Battistelli, University La Sapienza, Rome, Antonella Cancellier, University of Padova, Vittorio Cigoli

Università Cattolica of Milan, Giuliano Pisani, Miur, Rome, Lionello Puppi,  Universitỳ Ca’ Foscari, Venice, Tommaso Micaglio, One33 Investment House, Milan.

December 4th, 2017, Savona, Campus Università di Genova

The new Smart Energy Building and the Living Lab Microgrid have been inaugurated at the University Campus of Savona. Speakers Paola Girdinio, DITEN, president of the cybersecurity research center for electricity grids, Paolo Comanducci, dean of the University of Genoa, Patrizia Grieco, president of Enel, Alessandro Carettoni, Director of Division III – Ministry of Environment, Federico Delfino, project manager Smart City Campus of Savona, Ilaria Caprioglio, mayor of Savona, and Roberta Pinotti, Minister of Defense.

November 29th, 2017

The framework convention with Diotima Society for the development of the third mission of universities through the implementation of the C-School initiative has been approved by CRUI –Conferenza dei Rettori delle Università Italiane.

November 24th, 2017, Palermo, Biblioteca Comunale


The Past Is the Future – The Cultural Heritage as Driver of Sustainable Tourism

Diotima Society is a contributor together with Comune di Palermo, MIBACT, Regione Sicilia, Archeoclub, Ordine degli Architetti, Associazione Borghi più belli d’Italia, Sicindustria, Avv. Cristina Lenoci.

Niovember 23rd, 2017, Novara, Ipazia Center

Kick-off of NOVARA SCHOLÈ activities, with PhD’s from local Faculties of Medicine and Surgery and the Department of Economics and Business; Novara Scholè is an Atelier of the C-School circuit, a partnership of  University of Eastern Piedmont, Diotima Society and Casa Bossi, with the contribution of the Faraggiana Theater, the Liceo Classico Carlo Alberto and other representatives of the academic, entrepreneurial and institutional world.

The groups, assisted by tutors and external partners, will work starting from these questions:

1) Science Hub: the next scientific developments: top-down or bottom-up?

2) New Medicine: which developments for a personalized medicine disseminated in the area?

3) Post-bureaucracy: when bureaucracy evolves into philanthropy to solve (and not create) problems?

November 11th, 2017, Funchal (Madeira, Portugal)

Diotima Society is partner of Artour-O

October 13th, 2017, Rome

Diotima Society helps to coordinate the Core Values meeting to plan the 2018 acitivities.

June 29th-30th, 2017, Udine

Diotima Society participates to the G7 Univerisities, contributing to the Table 4 –

University and Economic Development

May 22nd, 2017, Turin

Diotima Society advocates the meeting organized by CORE VALUES to present the book CONNECTED WORLD of Mons. Philip Larrey, and Paolo Zanenga is a discussant.

May 2017, Novara

A public-private partnership between Diotima Society, UPO – Università del Piemonte Orientale, and Comitato Casa Bossi is established to collaborate on “Novara Scholè”, an Atelier of the C-School.

May 2017, Chicago

Just published: the book showing the buildings and urban planning projects selected for the International Architecture Awards 2016.

Diotima Society hosted the Italian jury awarding 132 from over 40 nations to define a new global design aesthetic for 2016.

April 21st-22nd, 2017, Castle Tyrol, Merano (BZ)

Second meeting of the Euregio Atelier on “Multiple Identities in a Glocal World”

April 11th, 2017, Rome

Participation to the 2017 “Salone della Giustizia” in Rome with a workshop on “epipolitics”: a glance on challenges that politics should be able to face.

Politics, Government, Institutions: are they still decision makers? Epipolitics, or Politics in the Time of Disruption.

Diotima Society proposes an exclusive path to 21st century policy makers.

April 10th, 2017, L’Aquila

Università dell’Aquila: Launch of the DREAMCATCHERS project. The lecture of Paolo Zanenga is on Youtube:

March 31st, 2017, Florence

Diotima Society coordinates the table on “Territories as connection platforms” in the G7 CULTURE | THE FIRST G7 MINISTERIAL MEETING ON CULTURE in Florence.

March 23rd, 2017, Pieve di Soligo (TV)

Meeting with Fondazione Francesco Fabbri in Pieve di Soligo (TV). Franco Simeoni and Paolo Zanenga are new members of the Foundation Scientific Committee.

December 15th, 2016, Milan

At the Società Umanitaria (via San Barnaba, Milano) Michele Corradino, Francesco Samorè, Paolo Zanenga, Gianmaria Ajani, Alessandro Cecchi Paone discuss about “La normalità nella società digitale. Premesse di un nuovo inizio” (The Normal in the digital society. Premises to a new beginning). The book of Michele Corradino “È normale, lo fanno tutti” (Chiarelettere) is presented.

November 29th, 2016,Milan, Triennale, Viale Alemagna 6

C-SCHOOL – “European Way” to Systemic Innovation

With the support of CRUI – Conference of the Italian Universities Deans


November 18th – 20th, 2016

Participation to the Complexity Literacy Meeting 2016 in Abano Terme

Paolo Zanenga discussed the book of Fulvio Carmagnola, “Dispositivo – da Foucault al Gadget”

October 17th – 22nd, 2016

Barcelona, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Camera di Commercio Italiana, Fundaciò Miralles, Gausa+Reveau Architectural, IAAC – Institute of Advanced Culture of Catalunya.Diotima Society is partner of Artour-O, an international event of contemporary art and design joining enterprises and institutions.

September 3rd and 4th, 2016, Milan, Triennale Expogate

Abitare la città, abitare la terra: dalla cellula all’universo, dall’atomo al bit

Living The City , Living The Earth : From The Cell To The Universe , From The Atom To The Bit

The event, designed and supervised by Fiorello Cortiana, is deemed to share a new awareness on the sense of a city as a space for a “glocal” urbanism.

Saturday September 3rd morning:

A New Glance and a New Paradigm: Ervin Laszlo, Gianluca Bocchi, Francesco Varanini, Paolo Zanenga, Piermario Biava, Monica Centanni, Enrico Baleri, Peppe Nanni.

Saturday September 3rd afternoon:

Living vs Staying:  Gabriele Badalotti, Emilio Battisti, Chiara Bellocchio, Beppe Caravita, Sergio Colombo, Fiorella De Cindio, Franco Mussida, Cristiana Rogate, Domenico Storchi, Marina Terragni, Alessandro Visca.

Sunday September 4th:

Paolo Zanenga introduces the Diotima Diagram as a new canvas to map a new reality, and the C-School as a place and a method to implement the “Economy of the Beautiful”

April 8th, 2016, Elea

Inauguration of the KibsLab (Experimental Center for Competencies Development), by Fondazione Alario with the cooperation of Diotima Society

April 20th, 2016, Rome

Salone della Giustizia (

Speech of Paolo Zanenga in the meeting on “Justice and Market Equilibriums”

April, 22-23th, 2016,  Castle Tirol (Meran)

Launch of the Euregio Atelier, powered by Diotima Society

Meeting “Polis Europa” on a new future for our continent:

May 9th, 2016, Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga – July, 7-10th, L’Aquila, Festival della Partecipazione

Meetings to study and experiment a model for a sustainable territorial development and patrimonial enhancement (part of the E.L.E.A. Project: Experimental Laboratory for Ecosystemic Advancement)

July, 1st, 2016, Udine, Festival della Conoscenza

Theatrum Mundi_ Internet of things: public meeting on transformation of the world triggered by the Internet of Things,

July, 4th, 2016, Milan, seat of Diotima Society

International Architecture Awards 2016

July, 20th, 2016

Communication from the Secretary of CRUI (Conference of the Italian Universities Rectors) that the Conference is pleased to give its patronage to the C – SCHOOL project by Diotima Society.

August 21st – September 1st, 2016

Alpbach Forum, Tyrol

Presentation of the Euregio Atelier and the printed proceedings of the meeting Polis Europa