Settembre 22, 2017 News, Notices for Members
Save the Dates - BIS Programme of Events 2020



Thursday 23 January 2020

Lina Wertmuller and the Commedia all'Italiana: Gender and Fascism, a talk by Cecilia Zoppelletto, Dr Valentina Signorelli and Dr Silvia Angeli

The University Women's Club, 2 Audley Square, Mayfair, London W1K 1DB


Monday 17 February 2020   (starts at 6.45pm)

The Snowball Revolt: Renaissance Politics in the Lagoon of Venice, a talk by Claire Judde de Lariviere     (Joint event with The Venice in Peril Fund).

Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, Piccadilly, W1J 0BE


Thursday 26 March 2020

Andare per Vini e Vitigni: a History of Italian Wine, a talk by Patrizia Passerini

Farm Street Church, 114 Mount Street, Mayfair, London W1K 3AH


Tuesday 28 April 2020

Testaccio, the non-Catholic Cemetery in Rome, a talk by Dr Nicholas Stanley-Price.

(venue to be confirmed)


Tuesday 19 May 2020

La Dolce Vita University: an Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture, a talk by Carla Gambescia

(venue to be confirmed)


Monday 22 June 2020

A Visit to Royal Holloway College, University of London  (afternoon outing)

The Royal Holloway College, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX


Tuesday 30 June 2020

Annual General Meeting, followed by Charles de Chassiron Memorial Lecture:

 How we Fell in Love with Italian Food, a talk by Diego Zancani

(venue to be confirmed)


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

Leonardo da Vinci, a talk by Professor Martin Kemp

(date  & venue to be confirmed)


December 2020

Christmas Dinner Party

(date & venue to be confirmed)


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.