About SIS - The Society for the Italian Studies

The role of the Society for Italian Studies (SIS) is to further the study of Italy, Italian language, literature, film, thought, history, society and arts in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It represents the discipline, providing a voice for Italian Studies at national and international level and participating in the work of the University Council of Modern Languages (UCML) to promote the study of Modern Languages. It supports research through the work of its journal, Italian Studies; through its biennial and interim conferences; through its grants for conferences and for collaborative research projects; through its support of the post-graduate community; and through its involvement in national and international research exercises.