Giugno 29, 2020 News, Notices for Members
Save the Dates - BIS Programme of Events 2020-2021

 PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 2020-2021

(all events will be delivered online as Zoom webinars until further notice)

 

Thursday 9 July 2020

Leading Ladies of the Renaissance, a talk by Carla Gambescia @ 6.30pm

 

Wednesday 5 August 2020

Medici Bankers, a talk by Ian Morgan @ 6.30pm

 

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Tuesday 22 September 2020

Understanding Ravenna, a talk by Michael Starks.

(venue to be confirmed)

 

Tuesday 20 October 2020

Italian Women Composers, a talk by Dr Anna Beer

(venue to be confirmed)

 

November 2020

Annual Leconfield Lecture

Visions of Heaven: Dante and the Art of Divine Light in Painting, a talk by Professor Martin Kemp

(date  & venue to be confirmed)

 

December 2020

Christmas Dinner Party

(date & venue to be confirmed)

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All regular events begin at 7pm, except for the AGM in June, which begins at 6.30pm. The times of outings and special events are indicated.

Please Note: We may occasionally take photographs and audio/video footage at the Society's events. We may use these images/recordings for publicity in the Society's publications, on its website or in social media or other communications. If you have any concerns about this, please let the Events Secretary know.

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Events lined up for 2021 include:

Caught between two worlds: Politics and the Italian community in London between the two World Wars, a talk by Nadia Ostacchini and Melanie Hughes.

Il Bresciano (Andrea di Alessandri): Bronze-caster of Renaissance Venice, a talk by Dr Charles Avery.

Freemasonry in Italy, a talk by John Dickie.

Andare per vini e vitigni: a History of Italian Winea talk by Patrizia Passerini.

Donizetti, a talk by Jonathan Keates.

La piu bella lingua del mondo: Why love the Italian language? a talk by Stefano Jossa.

A house in the mountains: The women who liberated Italy from Fascism, a talk by Caroline Moorehead.

Leconfield Lecture: Once upon a time in the West: Shooting a masterpiece, a talk by Sir Christopher Frayling.