About the 1st Global Governance Symposium

The 1st roundtable, organized by the Global Governance B.A. at Tor Vergata University in Rome took place 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  discussed their understanding of the meaning of two words: Imagination in the morning and Web in the afternoon.


The word imagination was 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 was  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