Art and science in Primo Levi’s The Periodic Table

A dialogue on the multifaceted nature of the writer and chemist who survived the extermination. 

Alessandro Cinquegrani, Professor of Comparative Literature, Ca' Foscari 
Michela Signoretto, Professor of Industrial Chemistry, Ca' Foscari​

Cristina Flora, student at the Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems, and Science Gallery Venice’s Young Voice 


The talk will be followed by the launch of ELEMENTS - Needed or nasty...your choice, an exhibition project celebrating the 150th anniversary of the creation of the periodic table, designed and realised in collaboration with the Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and under the patronage of the Order of Chemists and Physicists of Venice.

Registration is available here!


Friday, October 4, 2019 - 15:45 to 16:30
Ca' Foscari University of Venice – Scientific Campus, ed. ALFA aula Learning Centre BAS via Torino, 155 30170 Mestre (VE)