LINGUIST List 10.761

Wed May 19 1999

Confs: Center for Semiotic & Cognitive Studies/ Memory

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  1. Dssc, 'The Future of Memory' University of San Marino

Message 1: 'The Future of Memory' University of San Marino

Date: Wed, 19 May 1999 10:13:10 +0200
From: Dssc <>
Subject: 'The Future of Memory' University of San Marino

Centro Internazionale di Studi Semiotici e Cognitivi
International Center for Semiotic and Cognitive Studies

The Future of Memory

Ex-monastero di Santa Chiara
Contrada Omerelli, 20
May 21-23, 1999

Friday 21
15.00 Giulio Blasi University of Bologna

 Seamus Ross University of Glasgow
 When preservation strategies fail: Digital archaeology

 Bruce Sterling Austin, Texas
 The birth and death of memory

18.30 Cocktail party and visit to the Young collection on memory.
 In collaboration with the Library of the University of San Marino.

Saturday 22
9.30 Paolo Ciancarini University of Bologna
 Information agents for the digital landscape

 Fabio Vitali University of Bologna
 On the lasting of rich documents

 Patrick Bazin Biblioth\232que Municipale de Lyon
 La m\233moire reconfigur\233e (The re-shaped memory)

15.00 Joshua Meyrowitz Department of Communication University of New
 Global Nomads: Hunting and gathering in the digital Veldt

 Manfred Thaller Humanities Information Technologies Research
 Programme, Bergen
 From thirst to drowning - reflections on historians of the future

 Eero Tarasti University of Minnesota
 The meaning of memory in the existential semiotics

Sunday 23
9.30 Tavola rotonda con
 Umberto Eco Universit\224 di Bologna
 Franco Carlini Universit\224 di Genova
 Paolo Galluzzi Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Firenze
 Universit\224 di Roma, La Sapienza
 Peppino Ortoleva Universit\224 di Siena
 Beppe Richeri Universit\224 di Lugano
 Riccardo Ridi Associazione Italiana Biblioteche
 Barbara Scaramucci RAI, Teche


Tuition fees: 120.000 Italian lire
Students: 60.000 Italian lire

For more information and hotel reservation please contact:
Ms. Emanuela Stacchini
Universit\224 di San Marino
Contrada Omerelli, 77
47890 Repubblica di San Marino

>From Italy:
Tel.: 0549/882516
Fax: 0549/882619
>From abroad:
Tel.: +39/549/882516 or +378/882516
Fax: +39/549/882519 or +378/882519


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