More Great Cities!

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Ten more of the most beautiful,
most intriguing,
and most visited cities in Europe ~

Wednesdays at 7:00PM

(doors open at 6:15PM for wine and goodies)

Presented by

William H. Fredlund, Ph.D.

(except as noted below)

June 26 ~ Dublin TICKETS

July 3 ~ Stockholm TICKETS

July 10 ~ St. Petersburg TICKETS

July 17 ~ Heidelberg TICKETS

July 24 ~ Vienna TICKETS

(Presented by Van A. Harvey, Ph.D.) 

July 31 ~ Basel TICKETS

August 7 ~ Lyon TICKETS

August 14 ~ Nice TICKETS

August 21 ~ Granada TICKETS

August 28 ~ Naples TICKETS


(Doors open at 6:15PM for wine, goodies, and dessert.)

TICKETS: $35 per lecture

Purchase tickets online using the TICKETS links above

or call (408) 864-4060 (M – F, 10AM – 6PM)


William H. Fredlund, the Director of the Institute, obtained his B.A. and M.A. from UCLA, where he specialized in European history and art history. He studied in Italy on a Fulbright Fellowship and completed a double Ph.D. in history and humanities at Stanford, specializing in Renaissance Italy. Dr. Fredlund has taught for UCLA, the University of Florence, and Stanford University.

Van A. Harvey is Professor of Religious Studies (Emeritus) at Stanford University. Born in Hankow, China, he received a Ph.D. from Yale University in post-Enlightenment religious thought. Dr. Harvey has been awarded two Guggenheim Fellowships, a National Endowment of the Humanities Fellowship, and distinguished teaching awards from both the University of Pennsylvania and Stanford University. An expert on fin de siècle Vienna, Dr. Harvey has also taught in the University of Vienna Hochschule for international students. 

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The Institute’s summer 2018 programs are supported by a generous grant from The Valley Foundation.