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June 2020

Jun 23

Dante’s Divine Comedy with Dr. Emma Barlow

June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom online talk,
Free

Dear friends and members of the Dante, we are happy to invite you to our free online talk on Dante's Divine Comedy, with Dr. Emma Barlow. On 23 June at 6 pm, simply click on this link: https://uni-sydney.zoom.us/j/97522122198. See you then!

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March 2020

Mar 25

DanteDì: Dante Alighieri’s national day

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay 2028
Free

POSTPONED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK 25 March 2020 will be the first DanteDì: a new national day dedicated to Dante Alighieri, the "father" of the Italian language. Dr. Emma Barlow, a Researcher with a deep knowledge of Dante, will talk us through this great genius of the Middle Ages. To make a booking, please send us an email with your name and surname at enquiries@dantealighieri.com.au. We look forward to seeing you there!

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February 2020

Feb 22

Giuliano Guareschi “Dal Mondo Grande”

February 22 @ 2:00 pm
Italian Forum, 19-23 Norton Street, Leichhardt NSW 2040 Australia
Free

Join us for a free event on Giuliano Guareschi at the Italian Forum in Leichhardt: see the flyer by clicking HERE. To book your seat, email us at enquires@dantealighieri.com.au . To see the event's photos click HERE

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November 2019

Nov 25

2019 end-of-the-year Dinner

November 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Grappa Ristorante e Bar,
$100

Dear member and friends, we hope to see all of you on the 25th of November, for our end-of-the-year dinner! For more details, please see the invitation. Book as soon as possible with your name as a reference: see you then!

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Nov 15

Aldo Giurgola and his Italian roots

November 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
St. Joseph Church Hall, 12 Albert Street, Edgecliff NSW 2027
$15

Dear friends and members of the Dante, please join us on the 15th of November, 6:30 pm at St. Joseph's Church Hall (12 Albert Street, Edgecliff), for a talk that journalist Yvette Alberti Devlin will deliver on Aldo Giurgola, the well-known Italian academic and architect who designed the new Australian parliament building. To make a booking, please complete a $15 bank transfer: Dante Alighieri Society, BSB 062 032 – account no. 28020681 (reference: Devlin + your surname). We look forward…

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Nov 01

Premio Letterario Tommaso Favino 2019

November 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

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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October 2019

Oct 23

The Origins of Italian Theatre between the Sacred and the Profane

October 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Italian Cultural Institute Sydney, Level 4, 125 York Street Sydney NSW 2000 - Australia
Free

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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Oct 15

The Roman empire and its relevance to biophilic urbanism

October 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Woollahra Council Bay Room, Cosmopolitan Centre (level 1), 2-22 Knox Street, Double Bay
$15

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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September 2019

Sep 24

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

September 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay 2028
$15

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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August 2019

Aug 22

Leonardo da Vinci – talk by Dr. Blake

August 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
St. Joseph Church Hall, 12 Albert Street, Edgecliff NSW 2027
$10

Dear friends and members of the Dante, we are pleased to announce that, on Thursday the 22nd of August, a special talk on Leonardo da Vinci will take place. Dr. Katharine Blake, a historian specialised in Renaissance studies, will sort fact from invented legend while trying to answer the question, how did he do so much in lifetime? As the world's most renown polymath, a conference on the genius of Leonardo da Vinci will surely entertain you on many levels.…

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