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Una famiglia in pezzi by Elisabetta Rasy



Una famiglia in pezzi by Elisabetta Rasy

The Italian Ambassador Pasquale Q. Terracciano in conversation with Elisabetta Rasy, author of Una famiglia in pezzi: the story of a fascinating and original family, of cultural cosmopolitanism that takes us from England to Greece to Naples in Italy, starting with an elegant British diplomat in Thessaloniki in the middle of the 19th century. Elisabetta Rasy traces the origin of her family, moving throughout Europe and the Ottoman Empire, at a time of profound political and cultural changes.

Elisabetta Rasy was born in 1947 in Rome, a city she returned to after spending ten years of her childhood in Naples where her paternal grandparents lived. In Rome she chose to study History of Art at university, patronizing the new avant-garde artists and art galleries.

As a journalist, ever since she was at university, she has written for numerous newspapers, journals and cultural magazines such as: Paese Sera, La Stampa, l’Espresso, Panorama, Il Corriere della Sera, Alfabeta, L’erba voglio, l’Indice, Nuovi Argomenti, Il Sole 24 Ore etc.

During the Eighties, together with Pier Vittorio Tondelli and Alain Elkann, she founded the magazine entitled Panta, reporting on the flourishing of new fiction in Italy at the time.
During the Seventies she was active within the feminist movement and was among the founders of Edizioni delle donne.

As a novelist she is greatly appreciated in Italy and abroad and has received many awards such as: Campiello, Flaiano, Mondello, Citta’ di Roma, Grinzane Cavour etc.

She was shortlisted for the Premio Strega for Ritratti di Signora in 1995.

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Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Time: From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

Organized by : ICI London

Entry : Free


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