The Legacy of Women

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Address: Via delle Cascine 33 , Florence

Date: Friday 22 October 2021

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Dozens of events for the three days in Florence with the artistic direction of Serena Dandini

L'Eredità delle Donne, from 22 to 24 October in Florence and online

The "Next Generation Women" at the center of the fourth edition

Among the most anticipated names, the American feminist Gloria Steinem in dialogue with Laura Boldrini ; the researcher Hatice Cengiz interviewed by Andrea Purgatori ; economist Noreena Hertz ; Oscar winner Geena Davis in conversation with Serena Dandini ; the philosopher and writer Paul B. Preciado at the Gucci Garden in dialogue with Chiara Valerio .

Among the very young, Veronica Yoko Plebani , Virginia Stagni, Jennifer Guerra

The fourth edition of L'Eredità delle Donne , the festival on empowerment and female skills, will be dedicated to the " Next Generation Women ", the new generation of European and world women in dialogue with the historical voices of feminism, artistic by Serena Dandini , which will be held in Florence at Manifattura Tabacchi from 22 to 24 October (via delle Cascine 35) and online at www.ereditadelledonne.eu .

The Legacy of Women is a project by Elastica together with the CR Firenze Foundation , with the artistic direction of Serena Dandini and the partnership of Gucci . The festival benefits from the co-promotion of the Municipality of Florence , the contribution of Atlantia, Enel, Intesa San Paolo, Poste Italiane and the participation of Manifattura Tabacchi . Starting this year, the event will be enriched by the collaboration with Alfemminile , the portal of the Gedi Group , today a reference point for women of all ages. The festival is sponsored by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers .

Seven meetings on current events in the name of comparison between generations, two panels entirely dedicated to science and inclusiveness, two evenings and many guests who will alternate on stage, including icons of feminism, Oscar awards, economists, academics, activists, scientists, authors, journalists and pioneers in all fields of knowledge. There is also ample space for books, with twelve presentations , four of which are Italian premieres . Two special events with exceptional guests will open and close the festival.

THE OPENING OF THE FESTIVAL AT GUCCI GARDEN WITH PAUL B. PRECIADO

The three-day Florentine event will open with an exceptional event: the " Celestial Body " meeting, which will be the protagonist at the Gucci Garden by Paul B. Preciado , philosopher, writer and reference figure in queer theory and gender studies. Simultaneously with the release of his new book " I am a monster that speaks to you " published by Fandango Libri, Preciado will converse with Chiara Valerio , mathematician and author, with the participation of Serena Dandini (Friday 22, 6 pm - admission by reservation).

EVENINGS IN TOBACCO MANUFACTURE

Great expectations for the two evenings scheduled at the festival, starting from the inaugural appointment at Manifattura Tabacchi, Friday 22 October, with the collective reading of " Ferite a morte ", the text by Serena Dandini that marked the movement of denunciation of femicide , again and unfortunately of tragic topicality. After the institutional greetings of the mayor Nardella and the intervention of the Turkish writer Elif Shafak (in connection), Sabina Guzzanti, Chiara Valerio, Michela Murgia, Chiara Tagliaferri, Bellamy, Antonella Centra, Orsetta De Rossi will alternate on stage in a choral reading. , Michela Marzano, Tonia Mastrobuoni, Francesca Mannocchi, Marianna Aprile and Elisa Cozza (8.30 pm, Party room - entrance by reservation).

Saturday 23 is the turn of “ Le valose ”, the second evening conducted by Serena Dandini , dedicated to women who, in different fields, in the media and in politics, have marked history (8.30 pm, Festa room - admission by reservation). It begins with the portrait of Angela Merkel, drawn by the journalist Tonia Mastrobuoni ; to follow, the exclusive video interview recorded with Oscar winner Geena Davis , thirty years after the film " Thelma & Louise "; it continues with Tinny Andreatta , vice president of Italian original series Netflix; followed by Madeline Di Nonno , president of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, who recently announced the collaboration with NBC Universal (in connection); in closing the testimony of Lilli Gruber . The evening ends with the Italian premiere of the documentary " Youth V Gov " directed by Christi Cooper, honorable mention by the jury at the Bentonville Film Festival (10.15 pm, Cinema room).

THE SPECIAL EVENT WITH GLORIA STEINEM AND LAURA BOLDRINI

The protagonist of the special final event of the event will be the icon Gloria Steinem , journalist and feminist who wrote the history of the women's liberation movement, in an exceptional dialogue with the deputy and former president of the Chamber Laura Boldrini (Sunday 24, hours 17.45, party room).

INTERNATIONAL GUESTS, BETWEEN EXCLUSIVES AND ITALIAN PRIME

Numerous international guests and many exclusive Italian appointments: Hatice Cengiz , the companion of the Saudi journalist Jamal Kashoggi, interviewed by Andrea Purgatori , with the participation of Emma Bonino (in connection); Noreena Hertz , one of the most influential economists in the world, in Florence for the first international presentation in the presence of the best-seller " The century of solitude " (Il Saggiatore); cult writer Erica Jong (in connection); the international photographer Donna Ferrato , the first to portray domestic violence in her shots; Afghan journalist and activist Rahel Saya , 2021 Biagio Agnes International Award.

And again, the confrontation between MEP Alexandra Geese , a reference figure of the " Half of It " movement, with the economist Carlo Cottarelli , former director of the International Monetary Fund, who will be protagonists of the panel on economics, with the participation of Antonella Centra , Executive Vice President General Counsel, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability at Gucci. In his speech at the festival, Carlo Cottarelli will also present the works of the Observatory on Italian public accounts on the crucial issue of university and post-graduate education for girls.

ITALIAN SPEAKERS AND THE "NEXT GENERATION WOMEN"

Among the Italian speakers, the names of the Minister for Equal Opportunities and the Elena Bonetti family, the virologist Ilaria Capua , the senator Elena Cattaneo , the architect Elisabetta Trezzani stand out . And again, the appointments with Michela Murgia and Chiara Tagliaferri , and with Sabina Guzzanti interviewed by Dandini . Among the “ Next Generation Women ”, Virginia Stagni , the youngest manager in the history of the Financial Times; Arianna Muti , a student at the University of Bologna who has developed an algorithm that unmasks sexist tweets; Jennifer Guerra , emerging voice of the new feminism.

THE PANELS DEDICATED TO INNOVATION, STEM AND INCLUSIVITY

Among the events not to be missed, the meeting “ D for Difference, I for Inclusion. The new business alphabets "with speeches by Veronica Yoko Plebani , Olympic athlete, bronze medalist in the 2021 Paralympic Triathlon in Tokyo and Maria Sole Aliotta , head of D&I Atlantia, with the moderation of Eva Giovannini (Saturday 23, 11.30, Cinema room). And again, " Sciences and women: conquering the planet Stem " with the interventions of Linda Raimondo , science popularizer and aspiring astronaut; Paola Catapano , scientific journalist in charge of audio-visual communication at CERN; Raffaella Poggi D'Angelo , Enel People care & diversity manager and with the moderation of Elisabetta Tola (Saturday 23, 6.15 pm, Cinema room).

COLLABORATION WITH ALFEMINILE

Among the novelties of this year, the event is enriched by the collaboration with Alfemminile , the portal of the GEDI Group , today the most read site by women in Italy and a reference point for women of all ages.

The Legacy of Women is a project by Elastica together with the CR Firenze Foundation , with the artistic direction of Serena Dandini and the partnership of Gucci . The festival benefits from the co-promotion of the Municipality of Florence , the contribution of Atlantia, Enel, Intesa San Paolo, Poste Italiane and the participation of Manifattura Tabacchi . Starting this year, the event will be enriched by the collaboration with Alfemminile , the portal of the GEDI Group , today a reference point for women of all ages. The festival is sponsored by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers .

THE INHERITANCE OF WOMEN, FROM 22 TO 24 OCTOBER 2021

Tobacco Factory - via delle Cascine 35, Florence

ENTRANCES AND RESERVATIONS

All meetings are free admission subject to availability , with the exception of the evenings at Manifattura Tabacchi and the appointments with Preciado, Guzzanti, Murgia and Tagliaferri upon reservation through the festival website . Participation is allowed in compliance with the anti-Covid regulations in force.

THE ON LINE FESTIVAL

All the appointments of L'Eredità delle Donne will be visible in live streaming on the website and on the Facebook page of the event.

Website: www.ereditadelledonne.eu | Hashtag: # EDD2021

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