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President

Giuliano Urbani

  • Professor Emeritus, Bocconi University.
  • Awarded by Premier Wen Jiabao the Award of the Association for the Chinese People's Friendship with Foreign Countries.
  • Awarded by the President Vladmir Putin.
  • Coordinator of the Inter-ministerial Committee for the Cultural Year of China in Italy, 2010-2011, at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers.
  • Coordinator of the Committee for the Year of Russian Culture and Language in Italy and for the Year of Italian Culture and Language in Russia, 2011.
  • President of the National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci, Milan (since 2009).
  • Knight of the Gran Croce al Merito of the Italian Republic.
  • Honorary President of the International Fair of Contemporary Art in Chengdu, Sichuan.
  • DigitPA, Board of Directors, 2011-2015.
  • Brickstone Funds (since 2012).

PREVIOUS DUTIES:

  • Minister of the Italian Republic for Regional Affairs and Public Administration (1994).
  • Minister of the Italian Republic for Arts and Culture (2001-2005).
  • President of the European Council of Ministers of Culture, from July to December 2003.
  • Member of Parliament (Camera dei Deputati - Lower House), from 1994 to 2005.
  • Professor of Political Science, he has taught at the University of Turin, Florence, at LUISS in Rome and at L. Bocconi University in Milan. He has published 15 books and over fifty scientific papers in various languages.
  • He has lectured in more than thirty countries (including Argentina, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Japan, England, Russia, Spain, USA).
  • Columnist for La Stampa, Il Sole 24 Ore, Il Corriere della Sera, Il Giornale.

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The Museum

Museo Nazionale della Scienza
e della Tecnologia
"Leonardo da Vinci"
Via S. Vittore 21
20123 Milano

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