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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.


Image#1: Rovine Palmyra (Palmyra ruins)
Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Exhibition
  • Tue, Oct 18, 2016
    6:00 pm
    to Wed, Nov 16, 2016, 4:30 pm
Curated by Renato Miracco Massimiliano Gatti presents a stunning record of work: recent images from Syria (Palmyra, Apamea, Resafa) and Iraq (Khorsabad, and the Jerwan site, both near Mosul). The...
  • Fri, Oct 21, 2016
    2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
On the future of cultural journalism: join editors and critics from around the world to discuss how the Internet has—and has not—created a global readership. Keynote:James Wood, The New Yorker (USA)...
  • Tue, Nov 1, 2016
    5:30 pm
Best known as an Italian Jewish survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp who wrote lucid testimony about wartime, Primo Levi (1919–1987) also published essays, poetry, commentary, and fiction....