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.

Society of Italian Studies Postgraduate Conference, University of Bristol, 24th November 2017

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Registration is now open for the Society of Italian Studies [...]

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Conference “La prima donna del Rinascimento?” Vittoria Colonna (1490-1547): Poetry, Religion, Art, Impact

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Conference announcement “La prima donna del Rinascimento?” Vittoria Colonna (1490-1547): [...]

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Colloquium: Leopardi e i suoi fratelli: Le Marche e la letteratura italiana, Senate House, IMLR, 3rd February 2017

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Information on this colloquium, to be held at Senate House [...]

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University of Manchester, Wednesday 25th January 2017 Teaching the new A-Level syllabus in Italian: Practical tips and ideas. A day for secondary school teachers

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All Secondary Schools colleagues in the North West are invited [...]

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

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Professor Charles Burdett (Bristol) and Professor Loredana Polezzi (Cardiff) will [...]

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

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  Paolo Bartoloni’s new book Objects in Italian Life and Culture: [...]

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

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The programme  for the conference Gianni Celati. Translation, Tradition, Rewriting (University College [...]

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Details of the 2017 Biennial SIS Conference, and invitation to bid for the 2018 Interim Conference

By |2019-01-11T22:00:13+00:00July 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|

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About Brexit: Letter to the Italian government from European academics living in the UK

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In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, concern is growing [...]

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