The Fondazione Lanza (Center for Advanced Studies in Ethics, Padova – Italy), in collaboration with the Chair of the History of Medicine at the University of Padua and the Department of Medical Humanities at the University of Marmara in Istanbul, is pleased to announce the Second Edition of the Summer Course in Medical Humanities, which will be held in Padua and Venice from Sunday 6 to Friday 11 September, 2015.

The Summer Course takes an innovative approach to teh Medical Humanities and the importance and usefulness of various topics will be discussed as well as the ethical values ​​ represented by the different arts in different ages. We believe that such a course will be of interest for professionals who deal with the care and assistance of the sick and suffering, experts in bioethics and students of the history of medicine and arts.

Contents: Medical Humanities and Bioethics; Charity and its Artistic Interpretations; Medical History and Medical Humanities; Painting, Literature, Sculpture, Architecture, Cinema and Medicine; Arts, Medicine and Psychiatry.

Section devoted to Paper/Poster Presentation

At the end of the course an Attendance Certificate will be issued.

The Course Presentation, the Programme, and the Application Form are available online.


  • Application Form by July 15, 2015
  • Payment: by July 27, 2015

Information: Dr. Lucia Mariani

  • Fondazione Lanza, via Dante, 55 – 35139 Padova
  • Tel./Fax: +39.0498756788
  • email


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