Classical Elegance: the Geometry of Algebraic Varieties
A Conference in honour of Rita Pardini’s 60th birthday  
Palazzone di Cortona, 8-11 June 2020  
The aim of the conference is to present recent developments in Algebraic Geometry with a combination of lectures given by some of the top researchers in the field. The conference is meant to honor Professor Rita Pardini on the occasion of her 60th birthday (to happen in February 2020). The conference will take place in Cortona (Arezzo), in the Palazzone of the Scuola Normale Superiore. It will start in the afternoon of Monday 8  and end on Thursday 11 after lunch.
Scientific Committee 
Ciro Ciliberto (Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy)

Margarida Mendes Lopes (Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal)
Angelo Vistoli (Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy)
Organizing Committee 
Barbara Fantechi (Sissa, Trieste, Italy)
Marco Franciosi (Università di Pisa, Italy)
Lidia Stoppino (Università di Pavia, Italy) 
  • Valery Alexeev (University of Georgia at Athens, USA)
  • Miguel Ángel Barja (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain)
  • Fabrizio Catanese (Universität Bayreuth, Germany)
  • Paola Frediani (Università di Pavia, Italy)
  • Enrica Floris (Université de Poitiers, France)
  • Antonella Grassi (Università di Bologna, Italy)
  • Zhi Jiang (Fudan University, China)
  • Margherita Lelli-Chiesa (Università dell’Aquila, Italy)
  • Marco Manetti (Università di Roma La Sapienza, Italy)
  • Gian Pietro Pirola (Università di Pavia, Italy)
  • Colleen Robles (Duke University, USA)
  • Sönke Rollenske (Universität Marburg, Germany)
  • Sofia Tirabassi (Stockholm University, Sweden- University of Bergen, Norway)
  • Claire Voisin (Collège de France, France)
This event is organized with the partecipation and support of the following institutions: 
Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa