SIS Themed Conference 2018. University of Sussex, 5-6 April 2018

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This year’s  SIS  Themed Conference  will be on: Resistance in Italian culture: Literature, Politics and Film Contact the conference organisers for more information: Dr Ambra Moroncini (University of Sussex) – lead contact Dr Darrow Schecter (University of Sussex) Prof. Fabio Vighi (University of Cardiff)

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 to join us at the University of Manchester on the afternoon of Wednesday 25th January 2017,   to discuss the new  Edexcel Italian Curriculum, to be introduced in 2017. In the session, we will examine the new curriculum specifications,  the opportunities it …

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

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Professor 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

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  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)

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The 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 …

SUPPORT FOR THE VICTIMS OF THE EARTHQUAKE

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The Society of Italian Studies shares the shock and dismay of Italians and friends of Italy everywhere at the news of the devastating earthquake that struck central Italy on the night of 24th August 2016. The Society will be making a donation, on behalf of members, to help those affected …