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Read more at: Talk with Shirin Ramzanali Fazel
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Talk with Shirin Ramzanali Fazel

Come and join us to talk with Shirin Ramzanali Fazel on March 8th! Everyone is invited to attend! Event details are as follows: When: March 8th, 2:00pm Where: Lucia Windsor Room, Newnham College What: 'Writing Across Nations' - Roundtable Disscussants: Dr Marco Medugno (Newcastle) and Prof. Jennifer Burns (Warwick) (Event...


Read more at: Book talk: Jessica Maratsos in conversation with Stuart Lingo presents her new book: Pontormo and the Art of Devotion in Renaissance Italy
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Book talk: Jessica Maratsos in conversation with Stuart Lingo presents her new book: Pontormo and the Art of Devotion in Renaissance Italy

Congratulations to Jessica Maratsos on her new book 'Pontormo and the Art of Devotion in the Renaissance Italy'. Please join Jessica Maratsos and the UMB Catherine Frisone Scott Center for its first event of the spring semester, on Zoom. On 10th February 2023, from 20:00-22:00 (GMT) (15:00 - 17:00 EST) Jessica Maratsos...


Read more at: Italian Research Seminars.
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Italian Research Seminars.

Come join us for our Italian Research Seminars! Details are listed below. 25th January, St Johns College Dr Gianmarco Mancosu (University of Calgary) 'Exotic Fascism: Imperial Propaganda in between Film, Literature and Ethnography' 16 February, Selwyn College Professor Francesca Southerden (University of Oxford) ''Cosi o...


Read more at: Professor Robert Gordon's new book: Modern Luck: Narratives of Fortune in the Long Twentieth Century
Image: Robert Gordon's book 'Modern Luck: Narratives of Fortune in the Long Twentieth Century'

Professor Robert Gordon's new book: Modern Luck: Narratives of Fortune in the Long Twentieth Century

Professor Robert Gordon’s new book, Modern Luck: Narratives of Fortune in the Long 20th Century has just appeared with UCL Press. The book is a wide-ranging study of the workings of luck in modern storytelling, between literature and film.


Read more at: Professor Helena Sanson publishes new book: Women and Translation in the Italian Tradition (Paris, Classiques Garnier, 2022, 449 pp.)
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Professor Helena Sanson publishes new book: Women and Translation in the Italian Tradition (Paris, Classiques Garnier, 2022, 449 pp.)

The Italian Section is delighted to announce the publication of a new edited volume by Professor Helena Sanson, Women and Translation in the Italian Tradition (Paris, Classiques Garnier, 2022, 449 pp.).


Read more at: Interview with Dacia Maraini
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Interview with Dacia Maraini

To celebrate the 22nd 'Week of the Italian Language in the World' (17-23 October) - focusing this year on 'Italian and the Youth' - the Italian Section in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics at Cambridge is delighted to share the undergraduate students' video interview with celebrated writer Dacia Maraini.


Read more at: PhD grant (Italian Section, MMLL and the British School at Rome) - Postwar Rome 1944-1951: Transnational flows and the culture of occupation and reconstruction
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PhD grant (Italian Section, MMLL and the British School at Rome) - Postwar Rome 1944-1951: Transnational flows and the culture of occupation and reconstruction

The Italian Section is pleased to invite applications for a collaborative PhD award (CDA) between Cambridge and the British School at Rome, starting in October 2023. The PhD project will be on the topic: Postwar Rome 1944-1951: Transnational flows and the culture of occupation and reconstruction . Candidates will be...


Read more at: Dr Jessica Maratsos as new Assistant Professor of Italian in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
Dr Jessica Maratsos

Dr Jessica Maratsos as new Assistant Professor of Italian in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

The Italian Section is delighted to announce that Dr Jessica Maratsos will be joining us from 1 September as our new Assistant Professor of Italian in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies. You can read about her recent book, Pontormo and the Art of Devotion in Renaissance Italy (Cambridge, 2021) here: https://doi.org/10...


Read more at: Professor Virginia Cox has been elected as Fellow of the British Academy for the humanities and social sciences
Prof Virginia Cox

Professor Virginia Cox has been elected as Fellow of the British Academy for the humanities and social sciences

The Italian Section is delighted to announce that Professor Virginia Cox has been elected as Fellow of the British Academy . Virginia Cox’s research focuses on Renaissance and Counter-Reformation Italian literature, on the history of the reception of classical rhetorical theory in Italy between the thirteenth and sixteenth...


Read more at: Elena Sottilotta awarded the Women's Studies Caucus Award of the American Association for Italian Studies
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Elena Sottilotta awarded the Women's Studies Caucus Award of the American Association for Italian Studies

Warmest congratulations to our PhD student Elena Sottilotta who has received the Women's Studies Caucus Award of the American Association for Italian Studies, awarded to the best research papers in Women's and Gender Studies presented by doctoral students and early-career scholars at the 2022 AAAIS Conference. Her paper “...


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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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