1st Interdisciplinary Global Governance Symposium

Interdisciplinarity is a word often heard in the university academic realm to signify a tool that aims at  bringing together different fields of study for the purpose of providing education services to young students.

A harder task is the one of understanding interdisciplinarity as a goal, one of, through the making of joint interaction, bridging gaps in each discipline’s understanding of the world, societies, the sciences, the arts.

The aim of this roundtable, organized by the Global Governance B.A. at Tor Vergata University in Rome in the beautiful setting of its XV century Villa Mondragone in Frascati on July 13th 2017.

Surrounded by young students eager to listen and to speak, experts from all the disciplines will discuss their understanding of the meaning of two words: imagination in the morning and web in the afternoon.


The  word imagination will be discussed in the morning at Villa Mondragone by the following guest speakers:

  • Business:
    Pedro Oliveira, UCP – Católica Lisbon, School of Business & Economics
  • History:
    Luigi Cajani, Università La Sapienza
  • Mathematics:
    Edward Frenkel, University of California, Berkeley
  • Literature:
    Nori Morita, Waseda University


The  word web will be discussed in the afternoon at Villa Mondragone by the following guest speakers:

    • Engineering:
      Valeria Cardellini, Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”
    • Law:
      Katharine Sarikakis, Universität Wien
    • Economics:
      Ravi Bapna, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
    • Philosophy:
      Hansmichael Hohenegger, ILIESI-CNR