Opening ceremony of the 2020-21 academic year
On Thursday, February 25, 2021, the Aula Magna, Rectorate Building, hosted the 2020-21 academic year opening ceremony, the 718th since the Studium Urbis was founded in 1303.
Rectress Antonella Polimeni opened the event with her speech entitled Diseguaglianze, mobilità sociale e istruzione: quale ruolo per l'Università? (Inequalities, social mobility and education: what role for the university?) followed by contributions of Student Rep Antonio Lodise, and Leandro Casini representing the technical-administrative staff. Elena Cattaneo, scientist, academic and life senator of the Italian Republic, gave a lectio magistralis entitled Competere ad armi pari nella ricerca e nella vita (Competing on equal terms in research and life).
The inauguration took place in compliance with the distancing rules imposed by the current health emergency and was broadcast live.
Rewatch the event on Youtube (in Italian)