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August 2017

Aug 31

Locandina Marco Abbondanza

August 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Graduate School of Health, Level 13 Building 1, 15 Broadway
Ultimo, NSW 2007 Australia

The most recent advances in ophthalmology. A talk by Dr. Marco Abbondanza, MD, ophthalmic surgeon Videos and new research will be discussed, aimed at both eye care professionals and the general public.

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September 2017

Sep 11

Mr Bruce Bland on ARA PACIS

September 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Dante Alighieri School, level 3 suite 38
104 Bathurst Street, Sydney Australia

The ARA PACIS, is an altar in Roma dedicated to the Roman goddess of Peace built in 13 B.C. to honour the return of AUGUST to Roma

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October 2017

Oct 05

Is Political Science a Science?

October 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
DAS, Suite 38
Level 3 104 Bathurst St, NSW 2000 Australia

A talk by Dr. Francesco Bailo, researcher at the University of Sydney. Dr. Bailo received his PhD from the University of Sydney in 2017 and has published on political participation and political communication. With a methodological interest in big data and quantitative analysis, his current research focuses on the Internet as a platform for political organisation, participation and deliberation. His website is francescobailo.net

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November 2017

Nov 19

Pasta and Jazz

November 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Pasta Emilia, 259 Riley St
Surry Hills 2010, NSW 2010 Australia

Join us for a fun evening with live entertainment by well known singer songwriter Carlotta Centanni.

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February 2018

Feb 28

Borromini’s Rome

February 28 @ 6:30 pm
St. Joseph’s Church Hall, 12 Albert Street
Edgecliff, NSW 2027 Australia

A talk by Australian economist and author Bruce Bland on the celebrated architect Francesco Borromini a leading figure in the emergence of Roman Baroque architecture and his legendary rivalry with Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

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March 2018

Mar 24

Shakespeare as an Italian

March 24 @ 6:00 pm
St. Joseph’s Church Hall, 12 Albert Street
Edgecliff, NSW 2027 Australia

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was fascinated with Italy and set several of his plays there. Some even claim he lived in Italy. Poet Mark O’Connor will bring several of these strands together in a rare public address on this topic. Mark O’Connor is a very well known Australian poet, Shakespeare and English poetry scholar, and environmentalist.

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April 2018

Apr 05

Exploring Literary Italy

April 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Club Marconi, 259 Riley St
Surry Hills 2010, NSW 2010 Australia

Literary historian Susannah delighted us in August with a talk on why Italy has been such a magnet to writers over the centuries.

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Apr 07

Foligno and the Divine Comedy

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dante Alighieri School, level 3 suite 38
104 Bathurst Street, Sydney Australia

A presentation by a delegation of the city of Foligno of a faithful copy of the first printed edition in 1472 of the Divina Commedia by Dante Alighieri. On April 11th 1472, the city of Foligno-Umbria saw the first ever printed edition of Dante Alighieri's Divina Commedia. The printing was carried out by the master printer Johann Numeister, a pupil of Gutenberg, with the collaboration of the Foligno minter Emiliano Orfini. Why exactly in Foligno? What kind of process, printing…

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Apr 26

Locandina Richard Mann

April 26 @ 6:00 pm
St. Joseph’s Church Hall, 12 Albert Street
Edgecliff, NSW 2027 Australia

No appreciation of Italian language and culture could be complete without an understanding of historic Rome and the ways of the ancient Romans. The rich archaeology of Rome provides extensive information on how the ancient Romans lived, governed, and made community decisions on their civic and private amenities. Richard Mann is a Sydney-based architect with extensive international experience. His practice at Ecosystem Architecture employs principles of design and building that have foundations in Roman times and beyond. Richard has studied…

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Apr 26

Locandina Alice Loda

April 26 @ 6:30 pm
Dante Alighieri School, level 3 suite 38
104 Bathurst Street, Sydney Australia

Invites you to a presentation by Dr Alice Loda, Lecturer in Italian Studies, School of International Studies, FASS, University of Technology Sydney. Her paper will be on Literature and Migration in Contemporary Italy Migration has always been a crucial factor in Italian history. Traditionally a country of emigration, over the past four decades it also increasingly became one of destination and transit. This paper describes the progressive emerging of migrant voices in contemporary Italian literature, and explores their positioning within the…

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