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June 2017

Jun 01

Remembering Totò

June 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Dante Alighieri School, level 3 suite 38
104 Bathurst Street, Sydney Australia

The Dante Alighieri Society Sydney held a retrospective on Totò, one of Italy’s most famous and polyhedral comic actors, at the Club Marconi.

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July 2017

Jul 05

Elisa Berti remembers Toscanini

July 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Dante Alighieri School, level 3 suite 38
104 Bathurst Street, Sydney Australia

Pianist Elisa Berti talked about Arturo Toscanini, one of the greatest conductors the world has ever seen, with the aid of rare original audio and video documents. This talk was held to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Toscanini's birth.

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August 2017

Aug 09

Remembering Guareschi

August 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Dante Alighieri School, level 3 suite 38
104 Bathurst Street, Sydney Australia

Giovannino Guareschi was a journalist, writer, and humorist. Along with Giovanni Mosca and Giaci Mondaini he founded the humorous magazine "Candido". He was the author of the "Don Camillo" series, based of stories of the two main characters of his books: Don Camillo, the priest, and Peppone, the communist Mayor, characters in constant but "affectionate" battle.

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Aug 31

Advances in ophthalmology – Dr. Marco Abbondanza

August 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UTS, Level 13 Building 1, 15 Broadway
Ultimo, NSW 2007 Australia

Dr. Marco Abbondanza, an ophthalmic surgeon with more than 30 years' experience, talked about the most recent advances in ophthalmology at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), discussing the latest research dealing with refractive errors, keratoconus, glaucoma, retinopathies and cataracts, with the aid of data, pictures and videos from his own surgical experience. Ophthalmologists, academics, orthoptists, biostatisticians, journalists and university students attended Dr. Abbondanza's conference at UTS, contributing to a long and pleasant Q&A session. Dr. Abbondanza's website is www.abbondanza.org.

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September 2017

Sep 11

Bruce Bland on the ARA PACIS

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

The ARA PACIS is a monumental altar located in Rome and dedicated to Pax, the Roman goddess of Peace, built in 13 B.C. to honour the return of Emperor Augustus to Rome.

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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, postdoctoral 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 www.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, 2018 @ 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 celebrated architect Francesco Borromini, a leading figure in the emergence of Baroque architecture and a legendary rival of Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

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