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Department of Italian ranked best in the country

Cambridge University has been ranked best in the country for Italian in the Complete University Guide's 2015 ranking of UK universities. Cambridge was ranked top for 29 subjects in all, which put the University at the top of the charts overall. For more information on the league table, see The Complete University Guide


Read more at: 500 Years of Italian Grammar(s), Culture, and Society in Italy and Europe
500 Years Conference

500 Years of Italian Grammar(s), Culture, and Society in Italy and Europe

A conference entitled 500 Years of Italian Grammar(s), Culture, and Society in Italy and Europe: From Fortunio’s Regole (1516) to the Present will take place on Thursday 10 December in the Music Room, Downing College, Cambridge.


Read more at: Cambridge Vertical Readings in Dante's Comedy
Dante vertical readings

Cambridge Vertical Readings in Dante's Comedy

Beginning 18 October 2012 and continuing over four years, a team of Dante experts from the U.K. and abroad are carrying out a series of public lectures on the Comedy that explore the 'vertical' connections between cantos of the same number across all three canticles.


Read more at: The Caryatids' Lament: The 'Elgin Marbles' in Modern Greek Literature
Poster for Greek lecture

The Caryatids' Lament: The 'Elgin Marbles' in Modern Greek Literature

A lecture by Dr Georgia Gotsi, Monday 30 November 2015 at 5pm in LB1.


Read more at: Italian Research Seminars, MT 2015

Italian Research Seminars, MT 2015

Programme of research events in the Department of Italian for Michaelmas Term 2015


Read more at: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800
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Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800

An Interdisciplinary Conference held at St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge on 9-11 July 2015.


Read more at: Cambridge Italian Research Network (CIRN) Annual Symposium

Cambridge Italian Research Network (CIRN) Annual Symposium

CIRN's Annual Symposium will be held on 1st June, 2015


Read more at: Workshop: The Years of Alienation, Asylum and Factory in Italy 1960s–1970s

Workshop: The Years of Alienation, Asylum and Factory in Italy 1960s–1970s

The Years of Alienation, Asylum and Factory in Italy 1960s–1970s, May 15th and 22nd 2015


Read more at: Italian Research Seminars, Easter Term 2015

Italian Research Seminars, Easter Term 2015

Programme for the Italian Research seminars held in Easter Term, 2015.


Read more at: Italian Research Seminars, Lent Term 2015

Italian Research Seminars, Lent Term 2015

Programme of research seminars in the Department of Italian for Lent Term, 2015.


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Professor Helena Sanson publishes new book: Women in the History of Linguistics

16 March 2021

The Italian Section is delighted to announce the publication of a new book by Professor Helena Sanson, Women in the History of Linguistics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020; 672 pp.), co-edited with Professor Wendy Ayres-Bennett (Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics). The volume is a ground-breaking...

Livia Russell Society for Italian Studies (SIS) Prize Winner 2020

27 January 2021

The Italian Section extends warmest congratulations to former undergraduate Livia Russell who has won the Society for Italian Studies (SIS) Undergraduate Prize 2020 for her Dissertation ‘Contact and intimacy: Mario Giacomelli’s photo-poetic encounters’ . The Society for Italian Studies (SIS) Prize aims to raise the profile...

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