Rome Global Gateway Lecture: “Leonardo and Verrazzano”


Location: Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway (Rome, Italy)

This is an in-person event taking place at Notre Dame's Rome Global Gateway at 5:00 p.m. CET (12 noon Eastern) on Thursday, March 14, 2024. Registration is required for online participation. Additional details and registration will be available in the new year at

Stefaan Missinne (Royal Geographical Society) will deliver a lecture, “Leonardo and Verrazzano: New Discoveries on the Occasion of the 500th Anniversary of the Earliest European Voyage to the United States, 1524–2024.” Additional remarks will be offered by Leonardo Rombai (Università di Firenze); Francesco Guidi Bruscoli (Università di Firenze); and Johan Ickx (Archivio Storico della Sezione per i rapporti con gli Stati, Segreteria di Stato, Holy See).