"Il gusto di cambiare": Giraud and Petrini's book - 15 events in various cities

Published : 05/17/2023 12:35:46
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"Il gusto di cambiare": Giraud and Petrini's book - 15 events in various cities

A dialogue on the need for a cultural, social and economic paradigm shift to ensure that the planet has a future, The taste for change. La transizione ecologica come via per la felicità (Slow Food Editore / Libreria Editrice Vaticana, pp. 176, euro 18, in bookshops from 17 May) is the book-confrontation between two leading intellectuals on the international scene: Carlo Petrini, gastronome, founder of Slow Food, Terra Madre and the world's first University of Gastronomic Sciences, and Gaël Giraud, economist, mathematician and theologian, Jesuit, director of the Environmental Justice Programme at Georgetown University in Washington.

In the preface, Pope Francis describes 'a book that has a flavour of hope, of authenticity, of the future'.

Prompted by questions from Stefano Arduini, editor of the magazine Vita and of vita.it, in this volume Giraud and Petrini analyse the food, economic and financial system to point out their respective distortions and propose radical changes.


This is the detailed programme of the public meetings:

Carlo Petrini, Gaël Giraud and Stefano Arduini will be the protagonists of 15 public meetings to present the volume, with the media partnership of Vita magazine.  30, Dialoghi di Pistoia; Friday 26 May, 9 p.m., Festival Biblico di Vicenza; Tuesday 30 May, 11 a.m., Rome, Sala Giubileo, LUMSA University; Wednesday 31 May, 6 p.m., Sala delle Grida, Palazzo della Borsa Valori - Genoa Chamber of Commerce; Wednesday 31 May, 6 p.m., Pesaro, Palazzo Montani Antaldi; Thursday 1 June, 6 p.m., Montegrotto terme (PD), Incontri della Fabbrica del Mondo; Tuesday 6 June, 6 p.m., Rome, Comunità di Sant'Egidio; Thursday 15 June, 7 p.m., Riva del Garda, Centro Fiere e Congressi; Friday 16 June, 6 p.m., Treviso; Saturday 17 June at 6.45 p.m., Bassano del Grappa, Palazzo Roberti.


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