Tag: Italy

Aldo Finzi at Carnegie Hall, with Garden State Philharmonic

Aldo Finzi: Concert at Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium, Perelman Stage Sunday, December 17, 2017, 8:00 P.M. For the first time in New York, the Garden State Philharmonic will perform the compositions of Aldo Finzi, a talented Jewish composer born in...

/ December 17, 2017

Screening: Taranta on the Road

This event is part of the 2017 edition of N.I.C.E. (New Italian Cinema Events). Taranta on the Road (Comedy/Drama, Italy, 2017, 80 min.) In ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles. Directed by Salvatore Allocca. Written by Salvatore Allocca, Amara Lakhous, Emiliano Corapi. Starring Emmanuele Aita, Nabiha Akkari. Followed by a...

/ November 17, 2017

Roman Travelers in Eretz Israel

In the middle of the night on July 9, 1746, two Jews of the Roman ghetto, Amadio Abbina and Sabato Isacco Ambron, left the city, The description of their adventures and the places they visited during their long pilgrimage to...

/ November 16, 2017

Screening: Franca, Chaos and Creation (2016)

This event is part of the 2017 edition of N.I.C.E. (New Italian Cinema Events) Franca: Chaos and Creation (Documentary, 2016, Italy, 80 min.) In ENGLISH and ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles Directed by Francesco Carrozzini Followed by a Q&A with director Francesco Carrozzini in conversation...

/ November 14, 2017

Seminar: Global Interdependence and the Crisis of Democracy

Aldo Moro’s Vision, George L. Mosse’s Interpretation. At 10 A.M. at NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò. In collaboration with Accademia di Studi Storici Aldo Moro, Permanent Mission of Italy at the United Nations, George L. Mosse Program in History. With the support of...

/ November 10, 2017

To be a Scribe in Italy: a Century Old Legacy

Working as a sofer (scribe) and restorer for more than thirty years, Rav Amedeo Spagnoletto recently appointed chief rabbi of Florence, has become a keeper of the Italian tradition handed down for centuries. In his presentation Rav Spagnoletto will discuss...

/ November 8, 2017

Productivity Growth in Italy: A tale of a slow-motion change

In association with the NYU Department of Economics and the New York Delegation of the Banca d’Italia. A presentation by Matteo Bugamelli, Banca d’Italia. Introduced by Alberto Bisin, NYU. Productivity is the main factor holding back Italy’s long-term economic growth. Since the second half of...

/ October 30, 2017

The Babylonian Talmud Translation Project

Organized by The Babylonian Talmud Translation Project, in collaboration with Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò and Primo Levi Center. An informative talk on The Babylonian Talmud Translation Project, the significance of the Talmud, and the ethics of translation. Featuring: Rabbi Riccardo Di...

/ October 24, 2017

Italy leads globally in cultural preservation efforts, says Italian minister

At Columbia University, Italian minister Franceschini praised internationalism and museum reforms.

/ October 20, 2017

Migrants, criminals and spies in the Italian Mediterranean

Joseph Viscomi (New York University): Migrants, criminals and spies in the Italian Mediterranean Moderator: Konstantina Zanou (Columbia University) In what ways do the movements of subversive Italians during the twentieth century challenge historiography of the modern Mediterranean? What socio-political constellations emerge from their itineraries? Which boundaries are...

/ October 19, 2017