Tag: Italy

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

Italy at the Forefront: Innovation versus Constraints

Italian Minister of Cultural Heritage Dario Franceschini will speak about Italy’s leading role in global cultural conservation and on the culture and tourism ministry’s initiatives in international relations. He will also preview the museum of Italian Judaism, to open in Ferrara...

/ October 19, 2017

Book Presentation: Le Notti Blu with author Chiara Marchelli and guest Jhumpa Lahiri

Book presentation: Le notti blu (2017, Giulio Perrone Editore) by Chiara Marchelli. Marchelli in conversation with author Jhumpa Lahiri. This event is in ITALIAN. Tutti crediamo di conoscere le persone che amiamo: Larissa e Michele si conoscono da una vita, così come pensano di conoscere Mirko,...

/ October 6, 2017

Panel Discussion: Roma Migrations, Stories from Italy and the USA

Romani people – Roma – have been migrating west for hundreds of years. The most recent wave of mass migrations from Central and Eastern Europe began in the 1970s and increased in the 1990s after the fall of the Communist...

/ October 5, 2017

The Aesthetics of Water: Wellheads, Cisterns, and Fountains in the Venetian Dominion

  A lecture by Patricia Fortini Brown, Professor Emerita, Princeton University and Director, Save Venice Inc. When we think of Venice, we think of a city in the sea, surrounded by water. And yet, before the modern era, the city had...

/ September 28, 2017