In Italian theatre the political dimension is almost always present, even if there is no explicit declaration. Deep down theatre has always had a strong political quality directly or indirectly.
To honour the memory of Giulio Regeni 4 years after his kidnap and murder in Cairo, the 2020 Cambridge University Italian Society committee decided to institute an annual Giulio Regeni Memorial Lecture.
SPP Italy 2019 is a one-day conference exploring the relationship between science, policy and the public in Italy. In the globalised world we live in, it has never been easier for researchers to move across borders. Science and technological innovation are seen by many as an international enterprise. However, most policy decisions are still taken
This year the annual Cambridge Italian play brings to the stage a masterpiece of Renaissance comedy – The Mandrake (La Mandragola) by Niccolò Machiavelli!
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
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
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
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,
The Cambridge University Italian Society is pleased to invite you to an event on energy transition. Special guest will be the On. Flavio Zanonato, Member of the European Parliament and former Italian Ministerof the Economic Development. In Parliament, he is a member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. He will provide an overview
“But I’m mad, Inspector: certified mad! I’m a sort of amateur performance artist – my fellow performers need to be people who don’t realise they’re in my plays.”