Istituto Di Cultura - Melbourne

The Mysteries of Leonardo (Leonardo segreto) The Art Historian Costantino D’Orazio reveals the hidden enigmas in the masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci. A talk in English. Join us on Monday 28th October, 6.30pm at the IIC Melbourne.

Events

Italian Cine-scapes #2: Urban Space and Architecture Portrayed in 9 Movies
Italian Cine-scapes #2: Urban Space and Architecture Portrayed in 9 MoviesSunday, April 07, 2019 → Sunday, December 01, 2019

The IIC Melbourne, in collaboration with Palace Cinemas and Istituto Luce Cinecittà, presents the second edition of the successful series Italian Cine-scapes started last year by the Italian Cultural Institute, with a new excting selection of movies that tell about inner and external landscape showing both a lon...

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Italian Cultural Institute Book Club 2019
Italian Cultural Institute Book Club 2019Wednesday, May 22, 2019 → Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Each year American, Australian and British publishers choose just a handful of Italian novels for translation. The majority of those novels are written by men. This year the Italian Cultural Institute has chosen to make Italian women writers the theme of the 2019 bookclub. Many people, whether they are Italian enthusiasts...

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Primo Levi: writer, witness, scientist
Primo Levi: writer, witness, scientistMonday, July 29, 2019 → Wednesday, November 27, 2019

On the occasion of the first centenary of the birth of Primo Levi, a series of initiatives will be presented by the Italian Cultural Institute and partner organisations: Jewish Museum of Australia, the Jewish Holocaust Centre, CO.AS.IT. Museo Italiano, under the MMV banner (Multicultural Museums of Victoria). The various...

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Novecento and Beyond
Novecento and BeyondThursday, August 01, 2019 → Thursday, October 31, 2019

A programme of talks, documentaries and short films exploring the history of Modern Italian Art from the audacity of the avant-gardes to the anxieties of the 21st Century. This exciting new series consists of 7 sessions that will be presented in English by Dr Roberta Crisci-Richardson, Lecturer in History and Theory of...

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Dante’s Feisty Women: Undermining Medieval Misogyny
Dante’s Feisty Women: Undermining Medieval MisogynyTuesday, October 22, 2019

A talk presented by Prof. Rodney Lokaj, Associate Professor of Italian Philology, Università degli Studi di Enna, "Kore" (Sicily, Italy). Prof Lokaj will be looking at the position of absolute privilege Dante affords certain female figures in the Divine Comedy. It will be based on Paradiso III, a canto featuring Pic...

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'Non tutti i ladri vengono per nuocere' [The Virtuous Burglar]
'Non tutti i ladri vengono per nuocere' [The Virtuous Burglar]Friday, October 25, 2019

'Non tutti i ladri vengono per nuocere' [The Virtuous Burglar], a one-act farce by Dario Fo performed by a group of students (Italian 6) from Melbourne University directed by Prof. Matthew Absalom. On the occasion of the XIX Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo - L'Italiano sul palcoscenico. In collaboration with the...

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