• Event

Festa della Toscana 2013

The voices of science. Peter Leopold from science as a public utility to the abolition of death penalty

November 30, 2013

Peter Leopold as a politician and administrator
An animated talk (in Italian) about Enlightened reformism in Tuscany
10.00-11.00 am and 12.00-13.00 pm
Archivio storico del Comune di Firenze, Via Oriuolo 33, 1st floor, Florence
Free entrance. Limited seats. Reservations suggested: 055 2616527

From science as a public utility to the abolition of death penalty
Round table (in Italian)
Palazzo Non Finito, Room of the Caminetto, Via del Proconsolo 12, Florence

At the museum with Peter Leopold
Special museums openings
Free guided visits (in Italian) with operators dressed in epoch costumes.
Two different turns are scheduled in each museum: 21.00-22.00 and 22.30-23.30

  • Museo Galileo, Piazza dei Giudici 1, Florence
  • Museo di Storia Naturale “La Specola”, Via Romana 17, Florence

The visitors of both museums will receive as gift a copy of the Edict of the Grand Duke for the reform of criminal law, containing the declaration of the “abolition of death penalty”, dated November 30, 1786.

A special reduced fee is reserved for visitors of both museums.
Info and reservations (suggested): 055 2756444
A special thanks to the Rubelli Company for the kind permission to use the costumes.
A special thanks to the Bottega Filistrucchi for the wigs and the makeup.