Massimo D’Alema: Austerity and Economic Policies in Europe, King’s College, Keynes Hall

In this lecture, President D’Alema will discuss the implications of the adoption throughout the European continent of austerity on today’s economic policies. Austerity gained renewed momentum after the publication of Growth in a Time of Debt by Rogoff and Reinhart, which came at a moment of global economic recession following the 2007-8 crisis. German Chancellor

Paolo Gentiloni: Is European Populism here to Stay?, St. John’s College, Palmerston Room (with St. John’s Palmerston Society)

Is there a disconnection between the European leadership and the European public behind the rise of populist parties? Can a populist triumph in the upcoming European election be averted? Former Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni argues that the continent’s centre-left has lost the trust of citizens. However, in his latest book The Impopulist Challenge (La Sfida

Raffaele Stella Brienza: A Senior Designer’s Perspective, Trinity Hall College, Bridge Tower Room (with the Trinity Hall Luxury & Business Society)

Ever wondered what it takes to become a designer and launch your own brand? Come along to our next THFLGS talk to find out more! Our guest speaker is Raffaele Stella Brienza, Senior Designer at Patrizia Pepe and creative director and founder of Mani del Sud. Raffaele will share with us the journey he underwent

Welcome Back Aperitivo

Another term is beginning and the Italian Society is back. Join us for an Italian-style aperitivo at Signorelli’s Deli Cambridge.Celebrate the start of term sipping a spritz and enjoying an all you can eat Italian buffet.It will be also the occasion to present the calendar of the Italian Society for this term.We have many great

Seminar: Truth for Giulio Regeni, St. John’s College, Divinity School (organised by the Amnesty International Cambridge City Group and Cambridge UCU)

Cambridge student Giulio Regeni disappeared 3 years ago in Egypt, and his mutilated body, bearing signs of torture, was found on February 3, 2016, in Cairo, Egypt. Three years on, his family and supporters are still awaiting answers from Egyptian authorities. In this seminar, organised by Amnesty International’s Cambridge City Group and Cambridge University UCU,