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The Italian Academy of Columbia University

A center for advanced research in history, science, culture, and society; founded in 1991 by Columbia University together with the Republic of Italy.


Sala Bianca, 1955. Copyright by Archivio Giorgini.
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Workshop, Exhibition
  • Thu, Oct 3, 2019
    3:30 pm
WELCOMING REMARKS: Barbara Faedda INTRODUCTION: Barbara Faedda andLynda Dematteo SPEAKERS:Daniela Calanca (Università di Bologna): "Fashion and cultural heritage: complexity and articulations"...
  • Thu, Oct 10, 2019
    7:00 pm
    to Sat, Oct 12, 2019, 7:00 pm
"The two performers succeed masterfully" —Il Corriere Musicale "Dillon and Torquati gave a warm and fluent performance... [a] perfect balance of delicacy and momentum." —Il Giornale della Musica...
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Symposium
  • Fri, Oct 18, 2019
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm
In November 2018, Felwine Sarr and Bénédicte Savoy released a report that had been prepared for the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, entitled The Restitution of African Cultural Heritage....
  • Thu, Nov 7, 2019
    8:00 pm
Ramin Amir Arjomand is an Iranian-American composer, pianist, conductor, and educator. Studied composition with Stephen Jaffe, Gheorghe Costinescu, Fred Lerdahl, Jonathan Kramer, and Tristan Murail....
  • Fri, Nov 15, 2019
    2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Competing Truths: Art and the Objects of History After the Council of Trent is a two-day symposium to be jointly held at the Italian Academy and The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library...
  • Tue, Dec 3, 2019
    7:00 pm
Andrea Liberovici (b. 1962), born to Sergio, composer (1930-1991) (among other things, he worked on the creation of a new repertoire of traditional songs with Italo Calvino) and Margot Galante...