Readings for Giulio

Truth for Giulio Regeni Giulio Regeni was a PhD student conducting a research for the Cambridge University when was abducted, tortured and murdered in Egypt. To keep his memory alive and support the demand for truth and justice, members of the Cambridge University Italian Society had read excerpts from the book “Giulio fa cose” (by

The 2022 Giulio Regeni Memorial Lecture

To honour the memory of Giulio Regeni 6 years after his kidnap and murder in Cairo, the Cambridge University Italian Society invites Dr Elisabetta Brighi (University of Westminster) to deliver the annual Giulio Regeni Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, 25 January 2022, 1 pm.

The title of the lecture is: ‘Illusions of democracy – Europe and Egypt between interests, rights, and violence’.

Booking is required to attend the lecture. Purchase your ticket for free on Eventbrite.

Raccontare di storia in qualsiasi modo – Interview with Alessandro Vanoli

“Recounting history in several ways. How I got rid of footnotes without throwing them away.”

Thursday, 20 January 20225 pm UK, we will have the opportunity to interview Alessandro Vanoli and talk about his career and transition from the academic sphere to the job of communicator.

A historian and writer, he aims to communicate the beauty of history and the importance of diversity through books, theater plays, press, radio, and media to the public.

The interview will be held in Italian and broadcast live on the Cambridge University Italian Society YouTube channel.

Italian Play – Call for Participants

“Teatro significa vivere davvero quello che gli altri, nella vita, recitano male.” ― Eduardo De Filippo

Are you interested in the beauty of acting? Do you want an opportunity to perform in an Italian-language show? THIS IS YOUR CHANCE!

Renowned professional theatre director Ludovico Nolfi is returning to Cambridge to put on another Italian classic, written by Eduardo De Filippo.

The initial workshop will be held online and is open to everyone!

If you would like to take part in the workshop, please fill this form by the 24 November or contact us for more information at cuitaliansoc@gmail.com.