The Bauhaus of the Seas movement held its second conference on the 21st and 22nd of September 2021 at the Venice Arsenal. The University of Ca’Foscari and the Municipality of Venice organized the 2-day event.
3 ITI researchers attended the conference and acted as chairs in 3 panels dedicated to deepening the movement: Valentina Nisi participated in the panel “Recognising the Environment,” Nuno Nunes in “Making Peace with the Sea” and Mariana Pestana in “Reconnecting Communities with Habitats”.
Representatives of the Portuguese and Italian Governments (including Manuel Heitor, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Ricardo Serrão Santos, Minister of Mar, and Cristina Messa, Italian Minister for University and Research), European Commission representatives, international researchers, and activists attended the event.
The event was carried out in a hybrid format and broadcasted live on Youtube and aimed to develop the vision of the movement promoted in Lisbon by the manifesto of the Portuguese-Italian consortium.