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September 2019

Sep 24

Post-truth politics in Australia: climate change and the Adani Carmichael mine

September 24 @ 6:00 pm
Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay 2028

Dear friends and members of the Dante, on the 24th of September Dr. Benedetta Brevini - Senior Lecturer in Communication and Media at the University of Sydney - will talk about how post-truth politics has progressively dominated media and political discourses. Dr. Brevini will delve into specific Australian instances, concerning climate change, the Adani Carmichael mine, and how they have been framed in public discourses. To make a booking, please complete this bank transfer: Dante Alighieri Society, BSB 062 032…

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October 2019

Oct 15

The Roman empire and its relevance to biophilic urbanism

October 15 @ 6:00 pm
Woollahra Council Bay Room, Cosmopolitan Centre (level 1), 2-22 Knox Street, Double Bay

Dear friends and members of the Dante, on the 15th of October architect Richard Mann, director of Ecosystems Architecture, will talk about the Roman Empire and its influence over the contemporary biophilic urbanism. The relative completeness of recorded material, over the nominal thousand year time frame of the ancient Roman world, is proving to have significant relevance for appreciating trends in contemporary urban life. To make a booking, please complete this bank transfer: Dante Alighieri Society, BSB 062 032 –…

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Oct 23

The Origins of Italian Theatre between the Sacred and the Profane

October 23 @ 6:00 pm
Italian Cultural Institute Sydney, Level 4, 125 York Street Sydney NSW 2000 - Australia

Dear members and friends of the Dante, we are pleased to present a free event that will take place on the 23rd of October at the Italian Cultural Institute of Sydney (6 pm), in collaboration with the Dante Alighieri Society Sydney. Prof. Rodney Lokaj will talk about the origins of Italian theatre, between the sacred and the profane. To book your seat, please click here. Wee look forward to seeing you there!

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November 2019

Nov 01

The Dante Alighieri Society Sydney is pleased to announce the 2019 Tommaso Favino Literary Competition ("Premio Letterario Tommaso Favino 2019"), whose deadline is the 1st of November at 5 pm. The winner of the 1st prize will be awarded with $600 and a certificate of achievement, the winner of the 2nd prize will receive $300 and a second-place certificate, while the winner of the 3d prize will receive $100 and a third-place certificate. To enter the competition, send us an…

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