New member of prestigious institute
Marino Zerial was elected member of the prestigious Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, located in Venice, which was created by Napoleon for the Kingdom of Italy in 1810. The ceremony in which new members were welcomed was held on 26th May 2019 in Palazzo Ducale. The Institute is an Academy divided in two Classes: the Class of Sciences and the Class of Humanities, each comprising 145 members. Fellows are formally appointed by the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities after having been elected by the Assembly of the members.
The Institute’s activities include monthly academic meetings, where fellows present their studies to be published in the magazine «Atti dell’Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti». The Institute also regularly promotes meetings, conferences and seminars on Sciences, Humanities and Art. Furthermore, the Institute publishes and prints books and owns a rich library as well as several archives, including that of Luigi Luzzatti, Italian Prime Minister in 1911.
Image: Marino Zerial at the welcome ceremony for new members. © Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti