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

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,

Nailya Shamgunova (University of Cambridge), Barry Colfer (University of Cambridge), Jacopo Gamba (CGIL): A Generation Doomed to Impoverishment, St. John’s College, Palmerston Room (with the Cambridge University European Society)

The CU Italian Society, the CU European Society and Pandora – Rivista di teoria e politica, would like to invite you to this panel discussion on the current situation of the youth that, for the first time, are poorer than the previous generation(s). Join us for a discussion on the social and economic policies of

Elena Cattaneo: Science & Politics in Italy: Building Opportunities for an Uneasy Alliance, King’s College, Keynes Hall

Elena Cattaneo is a world-renowned pharmacologist in the field of neurodegenerative diseases and co-founding director of the University of Milan’s Center for Stem Cell Research Studies. She was the youngest person to be nominated Senator for life in the Italian Parliament in history.In this talk, she will discuss about her commitment to research. She has

Italian – Russian Medicine Conference, Nihon Room, Pembroke College (with the Cambridge University Russian Society)

The Cambridge University Italian Society (CUItSoc) and the Cambridge University Russian Society (CURS) are pleased to invite you for an exciting afternoon of science and a formal dinner at Pembroke College.Here follows the programme of the event:• 17:00 Welcome remarks• 17:10 “Using Laser Technology for Developing Materials for Renegerative Medicine” – Professor Peter Timashev, PhD;