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Read more at: Italian research project explores allied forces and memory

Italian research project explores allied forces and memory

'Escape, Community, Resistance, Memory. Italian Populations and Allied Prisoners of War’. We are pleased to announce a new research project and grant launched in the Italian Section, to run until 2027. Sponsored by the Monte San Martino Trust, which commemorates Italian civilians and communities who helped Allied prisoners...


Read more at: CRASSH/CIRN symposium: 'Islands as crossroads: reimagining mobilities in the Mediterranean'

CRASSH/CIRN symposium: 'Islands as crossroads: reimagining mobilities in the Mediterranean'

A symposium convened by the CIRN Intesa Sanpaolo Fellow 2023-24, Giovanna Di Matteo. 14 March 2024, 9:00 - 18:00 SG2, Alison Richard Building (7 West Road, Cambridge) Scholarly literature on islands and mobilities is not a recent phenomenon. Indeed, even though islands are often described as remote and isolated, separate...


Read more at: Cambridge Italian Research Network (CIRN) Annual Lecture | 8 November, 17:15

Cambridge Italian Research Network (CIRN) Annual Lecture | 8 November, 17:15

The Cambridge Italian Research Network (CIRN) is delighted to announce the return of its Annual Lecture. This will be given by Professor Christopher Clark (Regius Professor of History at Cambridge) on 'Italy in 1848/49 '. 8 November, 5.15pm, St John's College (see details below) We look forward to seeing you there.


Read more at: Dr Elena Sottilotta awarded Research Fellowship at Murray Edwards College
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Dr Elena Sottilotta awarded Research Fellowship at Murray Edwards College

Warmest congratulations to Dr Elena Sottilotta , who has been awarded a Research Fellowship at Murray Edwards College. She will begin her Research Fellowship on 1 October 2023. Elena obtained her PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2022 with a research project in women’s studies, folklore and fairy-tale studies, funded...


Read more at: Dr Erica Bellia awarded Gulbenkian Early Career Research Fellowship
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Dr Erica Bellia awarded Gulbenkian Early Career Research Fellowship

Warmest congratulations to Dr Erica Bellia , who has been awarded a Gulbenkian Early Career Research Fellowship in the Arts and Humanities at Churchill College. She will begin her early career research fellowship on 1 January 2024. Her project, entitled Anthologising Blackness in Post-Fascist Italy , looks at an unexplored...


Read more at: ‘Affect, Emotion, Sensation’, Society for Italian Studies (SIS) Themed Conference 2023, 7-8 September 2023

‘Affect, Emotion, Sensation’, Society for Italian Studies (SIS) Themed Conference 2023, 7-8 September 2023

The 2023 Society for Italian Studies (SIS) Themed Conference ‘Affect, Emotion, Sensation’ took place at the University of Cambridge, Selwyn College (Grange Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DQ) on 7–8 September 2023. The conference aimed to promote a fruitful dialogue on the perception and the representation of emotions between...


Read more at: Students' Interview with Shirin Ramzanali Fazel
Students’ interview with Shirin Ramzanali Fazel

Students' Interview with Shirin Ramzanali Fazel

What does it mean to write, publish and read across nations? To what extent do postcolonial narratives destabilise national histories? What are the main challenges in translating one’s own works between different languages, including the language of the colonizer? After exploring her production in prose and poetry as part...


Read more at: Two from MMLL Italian win MHRA research fellowships

Two from MMLL Italian win MHRA research fellowships

We are happy to share the news that Dr Elena Sottilotta and Dr Michele Maiolani have won research scholarships with the Modern Humanities Research Association. Elena is currently an AHRC Postdoctoral Fellow . Her project is Women Writing Folklore: Politics of Folk and Fairy-tale Collections from Italian and Irish Islands (...


Read more at: Presentation of Helena Sanson’s new book: Annibale Guasco, Ragionamento a Donna Lavinia sua figliuola della maniera del governarsi ella in corte (1586). Con una scelta di lettere (Alessandria: Edizioni dell’Orso, 2022, 288 pp.).
Presentation of Helena Sanson’s new book: Annibale Guasco, Ragionamento a Donna Lavinia sua figliuola della maniera del governarsi ella in corte (1586). Con una scelta di lettere (Alessandria: Edizioni dell’Orso, 2022, 288 pp.).

Presentation of Helena Sanson’s new book: Annibale Guasco, Ragionamento a Donna Lavinia sua figliuola della maniera del governarsi ella in corte (1586). Con una scelta di lettere (Alessandria: Edizioni dell’Orso, 2022, 288 pp.).

Brian Richardson presents Helena Sanson’s new book: Annibale Guasco, Ragionamento a Donna Lavinia sua figliuola della maniera del governarsi ella in corte (1586) . Con una scelta di lettere (Alessandria: Edizioni dell’Orso, 2022, 288 pp.), ed. by Helena Sanson.


Read more at: 'Narratives of the Nineteenth Century: New Directions', a cross-faculty book launch & research workshop

'Narratives of the Nineteenth Century: New Directions', a cross-faculty book launch & research workshop

We are happy to share the upcoming research workshop event featuring Prof Helena Sanson on Thursday 27 April, 12:45-4 pm, at Gonville & Caius College, Senior Parlour.


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Italian research project explores allied forces and memory

13 June 2024

'Escape, Community, Resistance, Memory. Italian Populations and Allied Prisoners of War’. We are pleased to announce a new research project and grant launched in the Italian Section, to run until 2027. Sponsored by the Monte San Martino Trust, which commemorates Italian civilians and communities who helped Allied prisoners...

CRASSH/CIRN symposium: 'Islands as crossroads: reimagining mobilities in the Mediterranean'

28 February 2024

A symposium convened by the CIRN Intesa Sanpaolo Fellow 2023-24, Giovanna Di Matteo. 14 March 2024, 9:00 - 18:00 SG2, Alison Richard Building (7 West Road, Cambridge) Scholarly literature on islands and mobilities is not a recent phenomenon. Indeed, even though islands are often described as remote and isolated, separate...

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