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biblioteca umanistica - balbi 2

Presentation of the volume and opening of the exhibition

The volume Genoa for Montale (1967-2023) by Andrea Aveto and Stefano Verdino, published by GUP, is presented on the occasion of the opening to the public of the exhibition of the same name, set up in the premises of the Library of the School of Humanities of the University of Genoa.

The exhibition aims to bring back to memory many of the events that multiple city institutions have organized to celebrate the figure of the Nobel laureate, from the presentation in the City Hall of the Golden Gryphon on March 14, 1967 until today.


  • Greeting by the rector Federico Delfino
  • greeting by city councilwoman Barbara Grosso
  • greeting from the dean of the School of Humanities Raffaele Mellace
  • greeting by the director of the Department of Italian, Roman, Antiquarian, Arts and Performing Arts Duccio Tongiorgi
  • intervention by Silvio Ferrari, former Councillor for Culture of the Province and Municipality of Genoa
  • interventions by Stefano Verdino and Andrea Aveto
  • preview of the exhibition 
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Where and when?

November 23, 2023, 4 p.m.

Aula Magna of Palazzo Balbi 2, Genoa

All details about the volume are available at the GUP - Genoa University Press.

The exhibition will remain open, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., from Nov. 23 to Dec. 15, 2023.