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Italian Ambassador visits UCL

On Monday 17 November, the Italian Ambassador to London, Pasquale Terracciano, visited the Italian Department. He inaugurated the new Foster Court display case for Italian studies, and praised the Department's profile in research and in teaching Italian language and culture. More...

Published: Nov 28, 2014 11:44:37 AM

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Professor John Dickie explains what the criminal underworld is really like

As a former Sicilian Mafia boss living in west London waits to hear if he’ll be extradited to Italy, Professor John Dickie (UCL Italian) explains what the criminal underworld is really like... More...

Published: Nov 3, 2014 1:07:45 PM

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Student Oscar Schiavone wins Giuseppe Giusti literary prize

Oscar Schiavone, a postgraduate student in the Italian Department, supervised by Professor Dilwyn Knox has won the 2013 Giuseppe Giusti literary prize for non-fiction books for his book Michelangelo Buonarroti. Forme del sapere tra letteratura e arte nel Rinascimento (Polistampa). Other editions have awarded books of fiction and poetry. The prize was announced in various regional newspapers. More...

Published: Oct 8, 2014 2:51:24 PM

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Professor John Dickie comments on Pope meeting mafia victims' families

Commenting on the pope meeting with mafia victims' families for the first time, Professor John Dickie (UCL Italian) said: More...

Published: Apr 1, 2014 11:24:26 AM

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Italian affiliate student premiers new play

A play about the Battle of Culloden in 1746, La ballata del drago e del leone - Alba gu bràth (‘The Ballad of the Dragon and the Lion - Scotland Forever’) was written by Valerio Bruner, an affiliate student in the Italian Department 2009-10. More...

Published: Jan 23, 2014 11:58:00 AM

Italian Events

Le epigrafi di Poggio Mirteto: la scoperta di una lauda di inizio Trecento

GIULIA AMMANNATI  (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa) e FRANCESCO GIANCANE (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa) More...

Starts: Jan 21, 2015 6:00:00 PM

Alberto Savinio e l'Europa: un artista pellegrino sotto il segno di Mercurio

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Starts: Feb 4, 2015 6:00:00 PM

Letteratura italiana e Riforma protestante: un incontro impossibile?

DAVIDE DALMAS (Università di Torino) More...

Starts: Mar 11, 2015 6:00:00 PM