Social Activities

The conference buffet dinner will take place at the restaurant Chiostro di San Barnaba, via San Barnaba 48, on Friday 29 September at 8 p.m. Participants are kindly requested to notify the organizers of any allergies or restrictions at

Subway: MM1 (Red) San Babila stop or MM3 (Yellow) Crocetta stop
Bus: 60,73,77,84 Vittoria stop
Tram: 12,23,27 Vittoria stop
(see map below)

Chiostri San Barnaba

The conference organizers are offering optional tours for conference participants, to be taken before the conference, in the afternoon of Wednesday 27, or after the conference, in the afternoon of Saturday 30, or on Sunday, October 1. Additionally, a tour of the historical buildings of the University of Milan, the Ca’ Granda, has been arranged for the first day of the conference, at 18.

Here is a list of the tours. By clicking on each option you will find a description of the corresponding tour and all of the necessary information:

Wednesday, September 27, afternoon:

  • Leonardo’s Cenacolo and the 5 vie Circus

Thursday, September 28, 18-19:

  • The Ca' Granda

Saturday, September 30, afternoon:

  • Milan’s Secret Gardens
  • Angera and its Rocca

Sunday, October 1, morning:

  • Stresa, Isola Bella, and Isola dei Pescatori
  • Stories and Houses: Villa Necchi & Milan Architectural Route