How to take part
The encounter Modern biology and visions of humanity organised by the European Commission’s Research Directorate-General, will bring together, on 22-23 March 2004, philosophers, scholars in the arts humanists, writers and scientists in modern biology. They will reflect on the impact life sciences are having on our perceptions of the human being and to what extent they are influencing the direction of our cultures and societies
Invited guests from across society, including political and lobby groups, young people, religious organisations and artists, will broaden the debate to take in multiple perspectives.
Simultaneous interpretation will be provided from and to German, English, Spanish, French and Italian.
Getting to the Palazzo Ducale
The conference will be held in Genoa, Palazzo Ducale on 22 and 23 March 2004.
Address: Palazzo Ducale
Piazza Matteotti 9
16123 Genova (Italy)
View the city map and a map of the Palazzo Ducale area.
To get to Genoa, there are direct flights from Milano, Napoli, Paris, London and Munich.
Otherwise, there are two stations in Genoa; which are both at equal distance to the Palazzo Ducale.
- From Piazza Principe station
Take bus n° 29 or 35 and get off at Piazza De Ferrari. Althernatively, you can take a taxi.
To know more about the bus lines and timetables, look at the AMT website.
- By car
Travelling from the North and the West, exit at Genova Ovest tollgate, take the Sopraelevata flyover, exit at Piazza Corvetto.
Travelling from the East, exit at Genova Est tollgate, direction Brignole railway
station, Via D'Aste and Piazza Dante (Via D'Annunzio). View the map.
Accomodation in Genoa
The European Commission has built a list of Genoa hotels at various rates. See the list
Preparing for your stay in Genoa
Here are some websites which can help you prepare for your visit to Genoa:
- Genoa Tourism Promotion Office, a website in five languages (DE, EN, ES, FR, IT) with information and advice for organising your stay in Genoa.
- Genoa, the website of the district (in Italian only).
- The official website of Genoa 2004, European capital of culture (IT, EN).
- Palazzo Ducale (IT, EN).
- Genoa airport’s website (IT, EN).
For more information about the conference
Please consult our website on a regular basis.
For more specific information, please contact