Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory

Colloquia at Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory

The Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory organizes from September to July a series of Colloquia of general interest in Astronomy and Astrophysics, which are generally held every Thursday at 11.30, and Specialistic Seminars. Scientists of the AAO who are interested in a particular topic or wish to invite a speaker for giving a talk at Arcetri should contact the Colloquia Organizing Team (COT) after reading the instructions below. If you are not an AAO staff member and are willing to give a talk at our institute you are kindly requested to contact one of the AAO members or send an e-mail to seminari.oaa at

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Colloquia are held in videoconference since March 2020 and generally available to all INAF staff and associates. Announcements are sent out to the community and reported in the OAA public event calendar.
The links below about the seminar programme are currently NOT maintained.

Colloquia proposal and organization

Colloquia for the current month (also available in Postscript format)

Forthcoming colloquia

Prior colloquia

Forms for seminar administration