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Platonic Symposia

The IPA hosts annual symposia on a variety of topics from the Platonic Dialogues

November the 7th, every year in Florence Italy

IPASS Summer School - 11th year

Every year at the end of June

We host annual research led summer schools each year. Academic credits offered. 

The Summer School is free. Limited places available. Apply early!

Limited places only for the yearly Symposium. 7th of November in Florence.



Professors and Researchers from all over the world meet once a year in Florence for the annual Symposium dinner on the 7th of November since 2005.

The Socratic Symposium is a celebration of Platonic tradition and extracts from his texts are read, but mostly it is a dinner among friends and new faces to exchange views on the research in Political Anthropology.

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