Programs & Events

Aspen Institute Society of Fellows Symposium - Forever Changing the World: Saint Francis of Assisi and Giotto

Monday, August 31, 2015 to Thursday, September 3, 2015

This symposium, which featured Simonetta Brandolini d’Adda and Friends of Florence Academic Advisors Dr. Bill Cook and Dr. Ross King, examined how St. Francis and Giotto were paramount to the intellectually significant movement, the Renaissance, forever changing the landscape of Italy, Europe as a whole, and even today’s world.