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17:30 Looking at the past and thinking of the future: Club Alpach Trentino & Club Alpach Senza Confini present their stories and future initiatives
– Vesna Kuralt, President, Club Alpbach Senza Confini
– Giulia Giuliani, Secretary, Club Alpbach Trento

17:50 Key note speech by Francesco Russo, Senator of the Italian Republic

18.15 Panel discussion: borders of Europe or Europe without borders?
– Chiara Sighele, Project director, Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso – Transeuropa
– Štefan Čok, Researcher, Slori-Slovene Research Institute in Trieste
– Elisabeth Oberzaucher, Biologist and Evolutionary Psychologist

19.15 Debate & concluding remarks
Moderator: Federica Pesce, Alumna, Club Alpbach Senza Confini

19.45 Networking cocktail

About the topic
Borders of Europe between geography and culture
“Senza Confini” means without borders. Yet, borders in Europe have been for years both the sources of conflicts and their solutions. Geographic borders such as rivers basins and mountains peaks are immediately visible, as anyone who has crossed the Rhine or the Alps has experienced. Cultural borders, however, aren’t always as striking. Both culture and geography remain controversial concepts in the human efforts to imagine and understand a world increasingly defined by flows and barriers. And Europe is no different. While trying to abolishing its internal frontiers, Europe is becoming a fortress to the outside world. Historic transitions, cultural differences, identity formations and relations to our environment all shape our individual and common understanding of borders.

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