World Day for Cultural Diversity 21st of May 2022

CUG and the Welcome Office of Tor Vergata University launch a call to celebrate diversity

Also this year Tor Vergata University of Rome has decided to celebrate the World Day for Cultural Diversity with an event that will involve the whole student community.


OVERVIEW

In 2001, UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity and in December 2002, the UN General Assembly, in its resolution 57/249, declared May 21 to be the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, affirming culture’s contribution to the three dimensions of sustainable development, acknowledging further the natural and cultural diversity of the world, and recognizing that cultures and civilizations can contribute to, and are crucial enablers of, sustainable development.

CUG Office (Single Guarantee Committee) and the Welcome Office of Tor Vergata University of Rome, in order to celebrate this valuable and important day properly, are proposing to realize an online project. But we need your collaboration to make this beautiful day enjoyable while appreciating the cultural diversity surrounding us.


CALL FOR ARTISTS AND KEEPERS

We would like to invite Tor Vergata students to propose an artist or an important artwork from their land of origin, one that they can introduce on May 21st through a personal interview to the artist or to a person strictly connected to the artwork; the interviews and the artistic elements will be presented in a virtual event on May 21st .

This event would be an opportunity for all of us to appreciate all the colors of cultural diversity in unique personal stories/experiences. The format and the schedule of the event will be furtherly defined according to the number and kind of proposals received


SPECIFICATIONS

Kinds of cultural elements and creative arts fields The person to be interviewed has to be directly connected to the artwork (ie, the director or a keeper in a museum) or a publicly recognized artist in creative fields, such as: painting, architecture, sculpture, literature, music, performing and cinema. Hybrid and/or other artistic fields not mentioned in this list will also be welcome.

To propose an artist or an artwork and the person directly connected to it send an email to welcome@uniroma2.it , specifying your name, the name of the artist /artwork and the State or Region of reference of the artist /artwork.


Deadline: 15th of April 2022


CONTACTS

Coordinator: Prof. Federica Mucci - federica.mucci@uniroma2.it

More info: Florinda Magliulo e Marco Tirone - welcome@uniroma2.it

YUFE D&I Grants 2021-22: £1.000 for activities promoting diversity, inclusion and equity

YUFE Diversity and Inclusivity (D&I) Grants encourage innovative activities promoting diversity, inclusion and equity, in line with YUFE’s D&I promises and aims.

Would you like to organise activities or initiatives within the YUFE network and further explore diversity and inclusivity within YUFE?

YUFE Diversity and Inclusivity (D&I) Grants encourage innovative activities promoting diversity, inclusion and equity, in line with YUFE’s D&I promises and aims. These grants provide funding for interdisciplinary student-staff teams to translate ideas into activities, tools and research related to diversity and inclusion that could produce a sustainable impact on our YUFE community.

You can apply for a grant of £1,000 to fund your project.

All applicants must adhere to the following requirements:

  • Funding shall only be granted for new activities or clear extensions of existing activities in alignment with the purpose of this call and in conformity with the funding criteria of this call text.
  • Teams should be diverse. Student/staff cooperation is mandatory. Interfaculty collaboration is preferred. Collaboration with external partners is also welcome.
  • The maximum duration of the proposed project/activity is from March 2022 until August 2022. This is the funding period.
  • Only one proposal can be submitted per main applicant (this must be a staff member).
  • Grant recipients are required to submit a short report and present their project and its outcomes as part of the YUFE D&I Lecture Series in Autumn 2022.

Proposals will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Relevance for and contribution to YUFE’s D&I strategy
  • Plan of execution (including budget overview)
  • Relation to existing initiatives both within and beyond YUFE
  • Impact and expected results

The selection procedure consists of two stages:

  1. Based on the requirements and criteria listed above, the selection panel will invite a selected number of proposals to pitch their ideas on 21 February 2022.
  2. Based on the pitches, as well as the requirements and criteria listed above, we will notify successful applicants by 28 February 2022.

All  proposals have to be submitted using the D&I Grants Form ›.


DEADLINE: 31 January 2022


SUBMISSION EMAIL: saana.haddouchi@uantwerpen.be

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Anti-Violence Help Desk activated at Tor Vergata's Policlinico Hospital

PTV activated an information and support desk for those who are victims of violence.

The Policlinico Tor Vergata Hospital in collaboration with Differenza Donna Association activated a help desk to support all victims of violence.

Care, welcome, support, anonymity and confidentiality are the among the other other things offered by the anti-violence counter.


Schedule and Booking

The service is available Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30 to 13:30.

In order to book a meeting you can use the phone number 331.2341213 - available 24 hours a week 7 days a week - or write an email to sportello.antiviolenza@ptvonline.it


Contacts

Email: sportello.antiviolenza@ptvonline.it

Telephone: 331 2341213

25 November: Tor Vergata inaugurates a red bench for the 2021 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

An event organised by Tor Vergata's CUG to reaffirm the university's dedication to fighting for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Thursday, 25 November 2021 starting at 9.30 am on the occasion of the 2021 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Tor Vergata's CUG (Single Guarantee Committee) organized an event to disseminate, through different artistic forms, the message to stop gender-based violence and to reaffirm the University's commitment to fighting all forms of violence against women.

The event starting at 9.30 in Tor Vergata University's Rectorare Agora (Via Cracovia 50), will see the inauguration of the red bench, an international symbol of rejection of violence and a permanent space for memory and hope ideally occupied by women who are no longer there.


Theatre, Ballet and Lectures

After the inauguration of the red bench, there will be a theatrical show by the "Clama Cults Association" and the actresses Francesca Arelis Lollobrigida, Rosella Mucci and Claudia Caoduro entitled "Strega sei tu".

Then there will be a dance choreography entitled "Leila", by the ballet company of the Double S Dance Studio directed by Sveva Mattarino.

Finally, a reading by Professor Massimo Papa, professor of Comparative Private Law, dedicated to Afghan women, will close the event.


An event for the university community

The event, open to the entire university community and the territory, will see the presence of the Rector Orazio Schillaci, the President of the VI Municipality Nicola Franco and the President of the VII Municipality Francesco Laddaga.

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