Calendar of activities a.y. 2020/2021

Educational activities from November 2020 to January 2021

November 2020

DateDescriptionSpeakersCycle
Monday 9, November  How to conduct a PhD thesis    Alberto Melloni Unimore35th and 36th cycles
Tuesday 10, NovemberIndividual readings from compulsory listJohn Dewey, Democracy and Education36th cycle
Wednesday 11, NovemberIndividual readings from compulsory listJohn Dewey, Democracy and Education36th cycle
Thursday 12, November Research methodologiesAntonella Poce, Roma 335th and 36th cycle
Friday 13, November  Introduction to compulsory reading listRoberta Mineo, Unimore    36th cycle
Tuesday 17, NovemberThe Italian pedagogy of the 20th century  Andrea Rapini, Unimore Political and social context after the Second World War36th cycle
Friday 20, November  The Italian pedagogy of the 20th century    Federico Ruozzi, Unimore The pedagogy of Don Milani36th cycle
Friday 20, November  The right to EducationLuca Vecchi, Sindaco di Reggio Emilia, et al. 
(Preschools and Infant-toddler Centres – Istituzione of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia)
35th cycle 36th cycle
Saturday 21,
November  
Rodari, presentazione del meridianoLuca Vecchi, Mayor of the city of Reggio Emilia, et al. (Preschools and Infant-toddler Centres – Istituzione of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia)35th cycle 36th cycle
Monday 23,November Group discussion on compulsory reading listRoberta Mineo, Unimore36th cycle
Thursday 26, November  Meeting with Officina EducativaMitia Davoli e Iride Sassi, Municipality of Reggio Emilia36th cycle
Thursday 26, NovemberDare voce ai diritti dei bambiniGruppo dialoghi sulla Scuola (Preschools and Infant-toddler Centres – Istituzione of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia)35th cycle 36th cycle

December 2020

DateDescriptionSpeakerCycle
Monday 30, November  Theoretical introduction for the atelier at PausePaola Cavazzoni, AD Pause36th cycle
Wednesday 2, December  Meeting with Roberta MineoRoberta Mineo, Unimore36th cycle
Wednesday 2, December  Ne usciremo migliori?Alessandro Volta, Head of Pediatrics, Montecchio Emilia Hospital 36th cycle
Thursday 3, December  Presentation of Reggio Children Foundation’s project: Abitare il paeseElena Sofia Paoli and Mara Davoli, atelieristas36th cycle
Friday 4, December  FRC presentationCarla Rinaldi, President of Fondazione Reggio Children36th cycle
Friday 4, December  Meeting with Roberta MineoRoberta Mineo, Unimore36th cycle
Thursday 10, December  Research methodologiesAntonella Poce, Roma335th and 36th cycle
Friday 11, December  Group discussion on compulsory reading listRoberta Mineo, Unimore36th cycle
Monday 14, December Presentation of Fondazione Reggio Children’s project and workshop: scintillaescintillae team36th cycle
Friday 18, DecemberGroup discussion on compulsory reading listRoberta Mineo, Unimore36th cycle
Monday 21, DecemberSeminar from one 35th cycle to the new PhD fellowsEnrico Barbetti PhD 35th cycle35th and 36th cycle

January 2021

DateActivitySpeakerCycle
Friday 8, January Research methodologiesAntonella Poce, Roma335th and 36th cycle
Monday 11, January  Presentation of Fondazione Reggio Children’s project: Fare ScuolaValentina Conte and Oliver Forghieri,  project managers and architects (FRC)36th cycle
Tuesday 12, January Seminar from one 35th cycle to the new PhD fellowsCarmela Gesmundo PhD 35th cycle35th and 36th cycle
Wednesday 13, JanuarySeminar from one 35th cycle to the new PhDAnnamaria Gentile PhD 35th cycle35th and 36th cycle
Thursday 14, January  Presentation of the Reggio Children FoundationCarla Rinaldi President of Fondazione Reggio Children36th cycle
Monday 18, January Presentation of Fondazione Reggio Children’s project: FA.C.E.Valentina Conte, Elisa Ferrari (FRC)36th cycle
Tuesday 19, JanuarySeminar from one 35th cycle to the new PhD fellowsLaura Landi PhD 35th cycle35th and 36th cycle
Wednesday 20, JanuarySeminar from one 35th cycle to the new PhD fellowsGiampiera Bertoglio PhD 35th cycle35th and 36th cycle
Friday 22, JanuaryGroup discussion on compulsory reading listRoberta Mineo, Unimore36th cycle
Monday 25, JanuarySeminar from one 35th cycle to the new PhD fellowsBarbara Donnici PhD 35th cycle35th and 36th cycle
Tuesday 26, JanuarySeminar from one 35th cycle to the new PhD fellows  Daniela Caserta PhD 35th cycle35th and 36th cycle
Wednesday 27, JanuarySeminar from one 35th cycle to the new PhD fellows  Sofya Komarova PhD 35th cycle35th and 36th cycle
Thursday 28, January  Presentation of Fondazione Reggio Children’s project: PACE and PEDAKOSBenedetta Melloni, Eloisa di Rocco, Oliver Forghieri, Laura Pedroni (FRC)35th and 36th cycle
Friday 29, JanuarySeminar from one 35th cycle to the new PhD fellows  Debbie Steel PhD 35th cycle35th and 36th cycle
Friday 29, JanuaryCritical analysis of the literature Roberta Mineo, Unimore36th cycle

February 2021

Wednesday 3,
February
Seminar from one  35th cycle to the 
new PhD fellows
Deborah Steel PhD 35th cycle35th and   36th cycle
Thursday 4,
February
Research methodologiesAntonella Poce, Unimore35th and   36th cycle
Friday 5,
February
Critical analysis of the literature Roberta Mineo, Unimore36th cycle
Friday 5,
Thursday 11,
Thursday 18, February
Statistics for Data AnalysisGabriele Pallotti,  Unimore 35th cycle
Tuesday 16,
February
Presentation of Fondazione Reggio  Children’s project:  MAXXI Elena Giacopini, Valentina Conte,  Oliver Forghieri35th and   36th cycle
Friday 19,
February
Critical analysis of the literature Roberta Mineo, Unimore36th cycle

March 2021

Thursday 4,  MarchResearch MethodologyAntonella Poce, Unimore35th and   36th cycles
Friday 5, MarchCritical analysis of the literature Roberta Mineo, Unimore36th cycle
Tuesday  9,  MarchHistorical roots of the REACarla Rinaldi and Ione Bartoli. Open discussion on the value of memory an discussion on   participation in decentralisation policies36th cycle
Thursday 11,  MarchPandemics’  language in   Educational  contextsAnnamaria Contini, Maria Grazia Rossi,
Alice Giuliani
Officina Educativa
35th and   36th cycles
Friday 12, MarchCritical analysis of the literature Roberta Mineo, Unimore36th cycle
Tuesday 16,  MarchNeo-avantguarde  and the Reggio   Emilia Approach   &   The pedagogy of  listeningCarla Rinaldi 
Ettore Rocchi 
36th cycle
Tuesday 23,  MarchConstructivism and Reggio Emilia Approach  Children with   special rights in the  READaniela Lanzi 
Moira Nicolosi
36th cycle
Tuesday 30, MarchEC(C)E between   local and   international   perspectives  The culture of the  atelierCristian Fabbi 
Mara Davoli
36th cycle

April 2021

Thursday 1st, AprilThe ecosystem of innovation in Emilia-Romagna “Soft Skills” – “Design Thinking”Luca Piccinno – ArtER35th and 36th cycles
2 asynchronos lecturesThe project cycle, the structure of the action and cost plan, the ActorsFerdinando Di Maggio DRTTTM – UNIMORE35th and 36th cycles
2 asynchronos lecturesFrom policies to European funding callsIrene Chini DRTTTM – UNIMORE35th and 36th cycles
4 asynchronos lecturesCommunicating the research: from Galileo to citizen scienceFederica Manzoli DRTTTM – UNIMORE35th and 36th cycles
Tuesday  13, April Nature and digital, digital contexts and landscapes in Infant-toddler Centres and PreschoolsCarla Rinaldi, Maddalena Tedeschi – pedagogista UOC of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia35th and 36th cycles
Thursday 22, AprilLearning through Play and the relationship between Children, Play and TechnologiesBo Stjerne Thomsen (Lego Foundation)35th and 36th cycles
Monday 26, April Bibliometry, quality assessment, Open access, Bibliometric officeAndrea Solieri e Simona Assirelli – Ufficio bibliometrico di ateneo – SBA35th and 36th cycles
Tuesday  27, AprilTranslating elements of Reggio Emilia Approach in different contextsCarla Rinaldi36th cycle

Calendar of activities 2019-2020

DateDescription SpeakersVenue
4 November 2019 10:00 am – 1:00 pmPhD kick-off meeting Alberto Melloni, Unimore

Carla Rinaldi, Fondazione Reggio Children  

Raffaella Curioni, City Councillor to Education, Knowledge, University City and Sport
Loris Malaguzzi International Centre, Steering Committee Room
7 November 2019 6:30 pm – 8:30 pmThe significance of participation in projects of Fondazione Reggio ChildrenValeria Montanari, City Councillor to Collaborative City, Public Works, Neighbourhoods Care and Digital transformation  

Raffaella Curioni, City Councillor to Education, Knowledge, University City and Sport  

Cristian Fabbi, President Institution Preschools and Infant Toddler Centres
Loris Malaguzzi International Centre, Kuwait Room
9 November 2019 8:30 am – 11:45 amPresentation of projects related to Remida Eloisa Di Rocco, atelierista  
Laura Pedroni, Remida coordinator
Remida – The creative recycling centre, Reggio Emilia
12 November 2019 3:45 pm – 5:15 pmPuppets in education Moreno Pigoni, UnimoreDepartment of Education, Via Fogliani 1, Reggio Emilia
13 November 2019 10:30 am – 12:30 pmChildren’s literature and gender, cultures and societyDianne Shober, University of Fort HareLoris Malaguzzi International Centre
14 November 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pmPresentation of Tecnopolo Luca Torri, AD STU  

Carla Rinaldi, President of Fondazione Reggio Children
Tecnopolo, Reggio Emilia
15 November 2019 9:30 am – 12:30 pmDiscussion group Reading and discussion group and collective review of the book “Lifelong kindergarten” by Resnick and “In dialogue with Reggio Emilia” by RinaldiLoris Malaguzzi International Centre, Fondazione Reggio Children
18 November 2019 9:30 am – 12:30 pmMeeting with the members of the Scientific Committee of Fondazione Reggio Children  Exchange of ideas on the research topics with members of the Scientific Committee of Fondazione Reggio Children  Loris Malaguzzi International Centre, Fondazione Reggio Children
18 November 2019 2:30 pm – 5:00 pmDesigning research in Europe: the Cycle of project, the structure (series organized by the University for PhD fellows and researchers)Irene Chini, Unimore

Ferdinando Di Maggio, Unimore  
Department of Law, Aula Magna, Via S. Geminiano 3, Modena
20 November 2019 9:15 am – 1:15 pmNegotiation and management in H2020 projectsValeria Goldoni, Unimore  Department of Law, Aula Magna, Via S. Geminiano 3, Modena
20 November 2019 4:30 pm – 6:30 pmCreativity, play and learningMitchel Resnick, MITUnimore, Aula Magna, Viale Allegri 9, Reggio Emilia
22 November 2019 8:30 am – 11:45 amWorkshop at scintillae (research project promoted by Fondazione Reggio Children and The Lego Foundation)Atelieristas of scintillaeLoris Malaguzzi International Centre, Fondazione Reggio Children
29 November 2019 8:30 am – 11:45 amAtelier on tasteStaff of Pause – Atelier of TastesLoris Malaguzzi International Centre, Pause
3 December 2019 10:00 am – 1:00 pmDiscussion group Reading and discussion group and collective review of the book “Beyond quality” by Dahlberg, Moss and PenceLoris Malaguzzi International Centre, Fondazione Reggio Children
5 December 2019 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm (non-mandatory)Digital storytelling between education and communicationAnnamaria Contini, Unimore  

Chiara Bertolini, Unimore  

Roberta Cardarello, Unimore et al.
Unimore, Aula Magna, Reggio Emilia
11 December 2019 9:00 am – 11:00 amPresentation of the research project “FACE” – Farsi comunità educanteValentina Conte, Project Manager of Fondazione Reggio ChildrenLoris Malaguzzi International Centre, Steering Committee Room
12 December 2019 11:15 am – 1:15 pmDiscussion groups among the PhD fellowsDialogue on the volume Don Milani (Tutte le opere, 2017 (Vol. 2))Loris Malaguzzi International Centre, Fondazione Reggio Children
17 December 2019 9:30 am – 12:30 pmPresentation and workshops related to the project Fare Scuola  Architects of the project Fare Scuola and Elena Giacopini, pedagogistaLoris Malaguzzi International Centre, Fondazione Reggio Children
20 December 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pmLecture by the PhD course coordinatorsAlberto Melloni, Unimore

Carla Rinaldi, Fondazione Reggio Children
Loris Malaguzzi International Centre, Steering Committee Room
7 January 2020 9:50 am – 1:00 pmCelebrations for the 223rd anniversary of the Italian flagLuca Vecchi, Mayor of Reggio Emilia  

David Sassoli, President of the EU Parliament  

Carla Rinaldi, President of Fondazione Reggio Children  

Alberto Melloni, Director DESU Unimore  

Stefania Giannini, ADG UNESCO Education  

Bryan Mc Cormak, YTT Founder
Municipality of Reggio Emilia, Sala Tricolore   Valli Theatre
7 January 2020 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm21st century skills in primary educationAntonella Poce, Roma TreLoris Malaguzzi International Centre, Fondazione Reggio Children
23 January 2020 11:00 am – 1:00 pm  Presentation of the research project “Abitare il Paese”  Elèna Sofia Paol and Mara Davoli, atelieristas of Fondazione Reggio ChildrenLoris Malaguzzi International Centre, REI Room
28-30 January 2020      The Italian pedagogy of the 20th century  Fulvio de Giorgi, Unimore
Maria Montessori
28 January 2020, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm  

Andrea Rapini, Unimore
Political and social context after the Second World War
29 January 2020, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm  

Federico Ruozzi, Unimore
The pedagogy of Don Milani
30 January 2020, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Loris Malaguzzi International Centre, Steering Committee Room
20-22 February 2020If the eye leaps over the wallPlenary conference
20 February 2020,
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm  

Seminars and visits to infant toddler centres and preschools of Reggio Emilia.
The conference consists of five full-day seminars on the following topics:

i) An ecological vision of human beings

ii) The hundred languages give value to the plurality of knowledge processes

iii) Interdependency in educational contexts between theory and practice

iv) Children and adults as participatory subjects in the construction of the culture of education

v) The ethics and aesthetics of knowledge processes 21 February 2020, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Discussion panel: Together for rights 22 February 2020, 10:00 – 12:00
Valli Theatre, Reggio Emilia

City of Reggio Emilia                                     Palazzo Del Monte, Reggio Emilia
3-6 March 2020Epistemological connections with the educational experience of Reggio Emilia Annamaria Contini, Unimore
Constructivism from Kant to Goodman
3 March 2020, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm  

Daniela Lanzi, Istituzione Preschools and Infant Toddler Centres of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia
From constructivism to socio-constructivism
4 March 2020, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm  

Sergio Manghi, University of Parma
Epistemology and Education in Gregory Bateson
6 March 2020, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Online
15-17 and 22 April 2020Educational contexts and the culture of atelierGiulio Ceppi, POLIMI Spaces and relations
15 April, 10:00 am – 13:00 pm  

Mara Davoli, Fondazione Reggio Children
The development of the culture of atelier
16 April, 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm  

Carla Rinaldi, Fondazione Reggio Children
Dialogue on the culture of atelier and educational contexts
17 and 22 April, 10 am – 1 pm
Online