From Carlo Matteucci to Giuseppe Moruzzi:
two centuries of
International Society for the History of the Neurosciences
special contribution from
is now over
LEVI-MONTALCINI'S CONFERENCE ON MORUZZI
PRESENTED IN THE FIRST DAY OF THE CORLIANO MEETING.
THE VIDEO HAS BEEN EDITED AND SUBTITLED IN ENGLISH.
MANY THANKS TO VINCENZO LETTA
FOR HIS NICE EDITING OF THE VIDEO
Club d'histoire des
neurosciences de la Société des
Galileo Museum, Firenze
Society for the History of Neurosciences.
Università di Ferrara.
Università di Pavia - Sistema Museale d’Ateneo.
Université Pierre et Marie Curie – Paris.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL PARTICIPANTS:
With regard to
accommodation, all arrangements will be made through the management of
Corliano: email@example.com tel:
Please note that all the digits should be used when dialling)
Jean- Gaël Barbara, Cesira Batini, Michel Meulders, Marco Piccolino and Nicholas J. Wade.
Tuesday June 22nd
Villa di Corliano
Welcome by the hosts
Alessandro Baldassari: The "Villa of Corliano" between art
10:15-11:45 Opening session: introducing matteucci and moruzzi:
10:15 Marco Piccolino, Ferrara.
The electrophysiological work of Carlo Matteucci.
10:45 Michel Meulders
Giuseppe Moruzzi: scientist and humanist.
11:15 Coffee break
11:45-12:15 Rita Levi-Montalcini, Roma.
Giuseppe Moruzzi, a “formidable” scientist and a "formidable” man.
aperitif and lunch
matteucci and his time
Firenze: Educating heart and mind:
Vincenzo Antinori and the scientific culture in thee nineteenth
16:00 Coffee break
16:15-18:30 the beginning and development of electrophysiology
17:30 Gabriel Finkelstein, Denver: Matteucci and du Bois-Reymond: A bitter rivalry.
Wednesday June 23rd
Villa di Corliano
900 - 13:30 am Neurosciences from nineteenth to twentieth century
9:30 Anne Boullerne, From neurophysiology to neuroanatomy: the transition from Claude Bernard to Louis-Antoine Ranvier.
11 Camillo Di Giulio, Vittore Verratti and Samuele Marcora Chieti, Italy: Angelo Mosso: A holistic approach to muscular fatigue.
11:30 Coffee break
Neurosciences from nineteenth to twentieth century
12:30 Jean- Gaël Barbara, Paris: The birth of French neurophysiology and torpedo fish research.
Afternoon: Excursion to
Thursday June 24th
Villa di Corliano
9:30-12:30 Perspectives on Neurosciences I
11:00 Coffee break
Perspectives on Neurosciences II
Friday June 25th
Villa di Corliano
9:30-10:30 The works of Moruzzi, part i
10:00 Cesira Batini, Anne Beaumanoir and Suzanne Tyc-Dumont, Paris: The French connection.
10:30 Coffee break
12.00 Claude Ghez, New York. Choreography of multiple neural processes and representations in the simple act of reaching: Then and now.
14:30-1700 The works of Moruzzi, second part
15:30 Coffee break
From Rome to Pisa: building the “Moruzzatore”.
Saturday, June 26th
"Istituto di Fisiologia" dell’Universita' di Pisa, via san zeno 33
Moruzzi and his institute
institute guided by the present director
gambacorti, via degli
uffizi - pisa
Pisa and Moruzzi
Launch of the book: Giuseppe Moruzzi, Ritratti di uno scienziato, Portraits of a scientist, ETS, Pisa 2010, edited by M. Meulders, M. Piccolino and N. Wade
Chair and Introduction by Giovanni Berlucchi
Michele Zappella: The holiness of the Scientist. Moruzzi in Via San Zeno narrated by Mario Tobino
Pier Francesco Listri:
12:30 Aperitif offered by the Municipality of Pisa
of the meeting
The meeting will be held in Villa di
Corliano, one of the splendid
In addition to the beauty of the
Villa and the hospitality of the hosts, the location is particularly
for the meeting. Between 1850-1854 it was a
residence of Carlo Matteucci, and it was also frequented by Giuseppe
the period of his historical research on Matteucci. During the days of
meeting visits to artistic and historical sites in the region of
Pisa has an airport and is well
connected with many European cities, also through low-cost flights (Easyjet with
Click here to obtain practical direction if arriving by car to the Villa. There is a bus service (run by the Lazzi company) from Pisa airport and in the proximity of Pisa train station to Corliano with buses approximately at every hour. The line is Pisa- Lucca via Ripafratta. The organizers will try if possible to send cars to pick up colleagues arriving to Pisa at both places. Please call the hotel (+39050818193) or Marco Piccolino’s mobile (+393284909380).
San Giuliano Terme, Pisa or simply "Villa di Corliano"
according to the system.
Accommodation and practical information
Limited accommodation is available in Villa di Corliano. There are hotels in the close vicinity which will apply the special tariff of 40 EU per person, breakfast included.
There are only limited places available at these tariffs, reservations should be made as soon as possible,
For reservation please address to the management of Villa di Corliano: firstname.lastname@example.org (tel. +39050818193, English spoken).
For any additional information, question or comment, please send an email to Marco Piccolino or Nick Wade at the following addresses:
There is no registration fee for
the conference. However, in order to facilitate catering arrangements,
it would be appreciated if non-speakers who intend to attend inform the
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