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Social events

Monday June 21: Welcome Reception

A welcome cocktail will be served, starting from 19:00, in the courtyard of Palazzo Murena, the University of Perugia's Rectorate, close to the Aula Magna.
Palazzo Murena is an 18th century residence, designed in 1740 by the architects Luigi Vanvitelli and Carlo Murena, that once was the University Archaeological Museum. It still houses a collection of epigraphic casts in the Etruscan language (more information here).

Tuesday June 22: Concert
A performance of piano and violin will take place in the Aula Magna of the University for Foreigners of Perugia, starting at 21:00:

Concert by the Duo Physarmonìa of the Perugia Physics Department 
(Dr. C.B. Mezzetti, violin – Prof. G.C. Mantovani, piano)
Composers: J.S.Bach, A. Dvorak, F. Schubert, M. Tournier, A. Vivaldi  
( Detailed program of the Concert )  

Wednesday June 23: Excursion 
A half-day excursion to the medieval city of Bevagna (link2, link3), in the Sagrantino wine region,  has been organized for registered participants and accompanying persons. 
The visit comprises the participation to “Il Mercato delle Gaite” (i.e. the “Gaite Market”), as well as a wine-and-cheese party with tasting of local food and wine. 
“Il Mercato delle Gaite” is a medieval historical re-evocation which takes place in Bevagna every year in june, since 1983. From 18 to 27 june 2010, products for sale are faithful to the flavors of the High Middle Ages. Performances, concerts, conferences and medieval flavour characterize the event that evokes the ancient division of the city into four quarters: the so-called “Gaite”. 
More information in www.ilmercatodellegaite.it (only italian).
The buses will leave the conference site from Piazza dell’Università, close to the Aula Magna, at 13:30. More information will be published soon.


Friday June 25: Conference Dinner 

The Conference Dinner will take place in the Monterone Castle starting from 20:00
Detail about bus transportation and any useful information will be published soon.

Saturday June 26: Optional excursion (on request only)

An optional half-day excursion has been organized for people wishing to visit Assisi and S. Maria degli Angeli in the afternoon of Saturday, June 26. The visit comprises the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli (link1link2 ). 
In Assisi a guided tour will take place following the footsteps of the well-known Giotto painter visiting in particular the church of St. Francis of Assisi.
The bus will leave the conference site from Piazza dell’Università, close to the Aula Magna at 14:00 and return to Perugia around 20:00. The bus will stop at Hotel Giò, Hotel Europa (in front of the escalator to Perugia city center), Piazza Partigiani (escalator to Perugia city center) and Hotel Perusia.

More information are available in the last bulletin.

PLEASE, interested persons are warmly invited to contact the organizers as soon as possible: the tour will take place only with a minimum number of 15 participants.