25 August – Thursday 5.30-7 pm Inauguration of the exhibition Between East and West: Byzantine Scholars and Greek Studies in Renaissance Padua. Padua, Palazzo Zuckermann, Corso Garibaldi, 33 (ground floor). Addresses by Francesca Veronese (Director of Musei Civici di Padova), Niccolò Zorzi (curator of the exhibition). 50 places available: booking
23 August – Tuesday 6.30-9 pm. Inauguration of the exhibition Bessarion’s Book in Defense of Plato: Among the Papers of the Last Byzantine Philosopher, Musei Civici - Museo Correr, Venice, San Marco (entrance: Museo Correr-Ala Napoleonica). Addresses by Gabriella Belli (Director of Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia), Andrea Bellieni (Museo
23 August – Tuesday 3-5 pm Programme Presentation of the project Digital Byzantium. Aula Magna Cazzavillan - Cazzavillan lecture hall, San Giobbe Campus, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice. With the participation of Antonio Rigo (President of the AISB), the organizers (Beatrice Daskas, Silvia Pedone), the sponsor (Med-Or), the technical partner (FEEM),
22 August – Monday 5-7 pm Inauguration of the exhibition Cyprus in the Marciana Library in Venice. Manuscripts, Texts, and Maps. Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Venice, San Marco 13. Addresses by Stefano Campagnolo (Director of the Biblioteca Marciana), Antonio Rigo (President of the AISB), and Marco Fanelli (curator of the exhibition).