Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

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The Audio Telephone Tales by Gianni Rodari
The Audio Telephone Tales by Gianni RodariMonday, September 07, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

Fifteen audio stories from Telephone Tales, first appeared in Italian in 1962 and now published in English by Enchanted Lion Books, translated by Antony Shugaar. Listen to Gianni Rodari's Telephone Tales for free on Spotify, Apple Podcast, Acast or Libsyn (until 31st December 2020). A project by the Italian Cultural Institute...

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Italian Courses
Italian CoursesMonday, September 28, 2020 → Sunday, December 06, 2020

Whether you are new to the language, totally fluent, or everything in between, whether you want to learn Italian for business or pleasure, we can help!We offer General Italian courses on all levels, weekday mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends. We can arrange private or group tuition, for individuals or companies. We...

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PICO: Un parlante de África en América
PICO: Un parlante de África en América"Sunday, October 11, 2020 → Sunday, December 13, 2020

Preview: Saturday 10 October 2020, 12-5pmExhibition: 11 October – 13 December 2020Venue: Auto Italia Southeast, London PICO is a new programme of sonic inquiry led by artists Invernomuto (Simone Bertuzzi and Simone Trabucchi) & Jim C. Nedd plus contributions from Don Alirio, Axis Arkestra, Deborah Pacini Hernand...

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Maps, Borders, Territories A webinar series co-organised by ICI Dublin, ICI London and ICI Edinburgh
Maps, Borders, Territories A webinar series co-organised by ICI Dublin, ICI London and ICI EdinburghThursday, November 05, 2020 → Thursday, February 18, 2021

What is there in (and beyond) a map? What do we talk about when we talk of borders? How do we define territories? Google maps and maps of wonderlands. Cartography and strategies of war. Mapping ideologies and pandemics, continents, countries and counties, languages and races. Never ending fights over borders and identit...

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Play to Learn - When Education Meets Design
Play to Learn - When Education Meets DesignThursday, November 05, 2020 → Friday, January 08, 2021

A podcast series of five episodes, a journey through Italy in the 60s and 70s bringing together design and children, doodles, teaching, fairy tales and imagination Listen to the podcast and get more information on www.playtolearnpodcast.co.uk A project by Corraini Edizioni for ICI London with the collaboration of R...

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Design

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LEONETTA CECCHI PIERACCINI (1882-1977) - EXTRACTS FROM HER NOTEBOOKS
LEONETTA CECCHI PIERACCINI (1882-1977) - EXTRACTS FROM HER NOTEBOOKSTuesday, November 24, 2020 → Monday, November 30, 2020

In the following weeks, we will publish some unedited extracts, in Italian, from the personal notebooks of painter Leonetta Cecchi Pieraccini. The student of one of the leading artists of the Macchiaioli group in Florence, Giovanni Fattori, Leonetta moved to Rome in 1910 when she married literary critic Emilio Cecchi. Emilio...

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The Diasporic Plate
The Diasporic PlateFriday, November 27, 2020 → Friday, December 11, 2020

A series of online talks and an international conference on the occasion of the fifth edition of the Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo, curated by Patrizia Sambuco (Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory at the Institute for Modern Language Research of the University of London) and Katia Pizzi (Director,...

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Book launch of Tim Parks, Italian Life: A Modern Fable of Loyalty and Betrayal (Harvill Secker, 2020)
Book launch of Tim Parks, Italian Life: A Modern Fable of Loyalty and Betrayal (Harvill Secker, 2020)Monday, November 30, 2020

Tim Parks in conversation with John FootChaired by Nicol Degli Innocenti (Il Sole 24 Ore)Introduced by Katia Pizzi (Director, ICI London) How does Italy really work? The bestselling writer on Italian culture sets out to answer the big questionFrom the bestselling author of Italian Neighbours, An Italian Education and Italian...

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Memorie del Futuro by Paolo Jedlowski
Memorie del Futuro by Paolo JedlowskiTuesday, December 01, 2020

The author in conversation with Anna Lisa Tota and Monica Massari Please note: this event will be held IN ITALIAN "Possiamo ricordare il passato. Possiamo immaginare il futuro. Ma cosa avviene quando ricordiamo un futuro che in passato abbiamo immaginato? Quando ricordiamo un'aspirazione irrealizzata, per esempio? O quando...

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Tra prosa e poesia, Valerio Magrelli (IPT, Oxford)
Tra prosa e poesia, Valerio Magrelli (IPT, Oxford)Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Wednesday 2 December, 5,30pmItalian Poetry Day: Valerio Magrelli The Queen's College, University of Oxford and ICI London host an online conversation between poet Valerio Magrelli and Roberto BInetti (St Anne's College, University of Oxford) Drawing from his experience in London in 2014, Valerio Magrelli will analyse...

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Atlantis: a conversation about beauty, architecture, and travel - Book Presentation
"Atlantis": a conversation about beauty, architecture, and travel - Book PresentationThursday, December 03, 2020

Renowned architect Renzo Piano and his son Carlo in conversation with NYT architecture critic Michael Kimmelman and translator Will Schutt. A virtual journey around the world and an afternoon conversation about the book, Renzo Piano’s career and legacy, translation, architecture, and places. Hosted by Europa Edit...

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Association for the Study of Modern Italy (ASMI) Roundtable - Italian Mediterraneans, 1800 - Present
Association for the Study of Modern Italy (ASMI) Roundtable - Italian Mediterraneans, 1800 - PresentFriday, December 04, 2020

This year's conference series considers the relation between Italy and the Mediterranean against the grain of methodological nationalism and transnationalism. The Mediterranean waxes and wanes as a region of scholarly investigation. In recent years it has reasserted itself in public debate: popular uprisings unsettled long-standing...

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RAPHAEL 500 #3 - New Perspectives on Raphael
RAPHAEL 500 #3 - New Perspectives on RaphaelTuesday, December 08, 2020

Tuesday 8 December 2020, 5.30pm  A panel discussion with: Tom Henry (University of Kent), Claudia La Malfa (Loyola University, Chicago and University of Kent in Rome), Adam Lowe (Factum Arte), Arnold Nesselrath (Humboldt University, Berlin), Catherine Whistler (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford). In the last few years, a plet...

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Art

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Gianni Celati in Context
Gianni Celati in ContextWednesday, December 09, 2020 → Thursday, December 10, 2020

Gianni Celati in Context    Giornate di Studi    Italian Cultural Institute, London, 9-10 dicembre 2020    a cura di Eloisa Morra e Katia Pizzi     The conference languages are Italian and English 9 dicembre 2020 15.00 Celati e il 'narrar breve' Presiede: Nunzia Palmi...

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Aby Warburg Reading Group. The Afterlife of Classical Antiquity in the Italian Renaissance #5
Aby Warburg Reading Group. The Afterlife of Classical Antiquity in the Italian Renaissance #5Friday, December 11, 2020

Fith meeting. The Warburg Library       This regular seminar and reading group is devoted to the work of Aby Warburg (1866–1929), a prominent German art historian and cultural theorist who founded the Kulturwissenschaftliche Bibliothek Warburg, which later become the Warburg Institute. A ...

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