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Society for Italian Studies

Welcome to the Society for Italian Studies website, supporting academic Italian studies in Britain and Ireland. Announcements of events organized by or on behalf of the Society are posted here. The site also hosts details of events organized more generally in Italian Studies. The Society’s aims and objectives, as well as information regarding its membership and organization is also provided, as are details of our research activities, conferences and publications. See ourResources page for a list of other learned and cultural bodies with which the Society and its members collaborate.


Lecture: Transnational Italy: language, space and the study of culture

2 November, 2016Professor Charles Burdett (Bristol) and Professor Loredana Polezzi (Cardiff) will be giving the lecture: Transnational Italy: language, space and the study of culture at The British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH, on Wednesday 23 November 2016, 6.00 p.m. For further information, see: http://www.bsr.ac.uk/?p=23586 To register to attend, by ...

Book Launch: Objects in Italian Life and Culture: Fiction, Migration, and Artificiality, The University of St. Andrews, 11 October 2016

28 September, 2016  Paolo Bartoloni’s new book Objects in Italian Life and Culture: Fiction, Migration, and Artificiality, (Palgrave, 2016 ) will be launched by Professor Derek Duncan, The University of St. Andrews, on Tuesday October 11 at 5pm in G010, Hardiman Research Building, National University of Ireland, Galway. The Launch will be introduced by the Registrar and Deputy ...

Conference: Gianni Celati. Translation, Tradition, Rewriting (University College Cork, 23-24 September 2016)

20 September, 2016The programme  for the conference Gianni Celati. Translation, Tradition, Rewriting (University College Cork, 23-24 September 2016)  is now available. . Gianni Celati will be present at the conference. Invited speakers: Marco Belpoliti, Nunzia Palmieri, Enrico Palandri, Daniele Benati, Anna Maria Chierici, Josefa Calvo Montoro, Jean Talon. Before the conference, an Omaggio a Gianni Celati will ...