The Lord of Milan, a talk by Robert Nieri
28/01/2019 7.00-9.00 pm
Oxford and Cambridge Club 71 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5HD
Not many people know that the founder of AC Milan and father of Italian football was not a Paolo, or...
Leconfield Lecture 2018: Edgar Degas (1834-1917) and Italy, a talk by Dr Denis V Reidy
22/11/2018 7.00-9.00 PM
Italian Cultural Institute, 39 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8NX
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Cellini's Gold Salt-Cellar: A Masterpiece of Mannerism - a talk by Dr Charles Avery
01/10/2018 7.00-9.00 PM
Oxford and Cambridge Club, 71-77 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HD
Cellini’s most glamorous production is the high-point of Italian goldsmith work, featuring in almost every book on the History of...
La Dolce Vita: News and Gossip, a talk by Richard Dyer
17/09/2018 7.00-9.00 PM
Farm Street Church Hall, 114 Mount Street, Mayfair, London W1K 3AH
La Dolce Vita is one of the most famous films ever made, a scandalous hit that gave the world not...
Annual General Meeting followed by the Charles de Chassiron Memorial Lecture
20/06/2018 6.30-9.00 pm
Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE
Photo: Dr. Christopher Thorpe, Exeter University What have the Italians ever done for us? Italy, Culture and Representation: Lessons from...
The Making of An American Princess, a talk by Laurie Dennett
The University Women's Club, Audley Square, London, UK
New England heiress Marguerite Chapin Caetani, the ‘American Princess’ of biographer Laurie Dennett’s recent book (Mcgill-Queen’s University Press, 2016), was...
The Undiscovered Italian Hemingway, a talk by Richard Owen
14/03/2018 7.00-9.00 PM
Farm Street Church, 114 Mount Street, Mayfair, London W1K 3AH
Ernest Hemingway is most often associated with Spain, Cuba, and Florida; but Italy was equally important in his life and...
Mussolini’s Greek Island: The Italian occupation of Syros and the Cyclades in World War II, and how it is remembered, a talk by Dr Sheila Lecoeur
08/02/2018 7.00-9.00 PM
Senate House, London University, Malet House, London, WC1E 7HU
This talk will seek to explain Italian wartime policies in the Aegean islands, and the impact on the population of...