They take place every year in Prato with a defined cadence (beginning: second Sunday in May).
Every year, about 200 scholars form all over the world participate. The themes to deal with are selected by the Scientific Committee some years in advance.
The theme of the LI Study Week, which took place from May 12th to 15th 2019, was: "Disuguaglianza economica nelle società preindustriali: cause ed effetti • Economic inequality in pre-industrial societies: causes and effects. (L'inégalité économique dans les sociétés préindustrielles : causes et effets)". The next LII Study Week, which will take place from May 9th to 12th 2021, will discuss about "La moda come motore economico: innovazione di processo e prodotto, nuove strategie commerciali, comportamento dei consumatori • Fashion as an economic engine: process and product innovation, commercial strategies, consumer behavior".
By sending to the secretariat of the Foundation the participant's card, in due time, the Foundation can also provide for the hotel reservation with the special prices fixed with the receptive structures.During all the conference, with the exclusion of the inaugural session, it's available the simultaneous translation in Italian and English.