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Dante nel Mondo - Dante in the World



Dante nel Mondo - Dante in the World

Dante nel Mondo - Dante in the World
21-25 March 2021

Watch ICI London's video Dante@700: A Journey Without End. Actress Greta Scacchi reading from the Canto V of the Inferno, then scholar, author and translator Ian Thomson (East Anglia University) talking about Dante, his work and his importance in the Anglophone world.

Greta Scacchi reads from the Divine Comedy in the English translation by Ciaran Carson, published by Head of Zeus.

Activities and initiatives are being organised all over the world to mark the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri's death in 1321.

ICI London is one of twelve Institutes worldwide taking part to Dante nel Mondo, a Lectura Dantis relay: we will take it in turns to offer you readings, in video streaming, of some of the most important and memorable cantos of Dante's masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, from the three parts of Inferno, Purgatory and Paradise, starting with ICI Berlin on Sunday 21 March, following with the Institutes of Munich, London, Madrid, Rabat, Tunis, Moscow, Warsaw, Istanbul, Paris, Rio de Janeiro and San Francisco.

Organised by the Centro per il Libro e la Lettura (Centre for Books and Reading), the Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation), Fondazione Corriere della Sera and Corriere della Sera's supplement La Lettura.

Under the Patronage of the Comitato Nazionale per la Celebrazione dei 700 anni dalla morte di Dante Alighieri.

Please click here for the full programme of events (Please note the programme is in Italian).

Dante nel Mondo will be streamed on the Facebook pages of the Centre for Book and Reading and of Corriere della Sera's platform  as well as on the FB page and website of each of the Institutes involved.


Date: Da Sunday, March 21, 2021 a Thursday, March 25, 2021

Entrance : Free