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Events: 2020-2021

Holocaust Remembrance, News Flash
  • Fri, May 7, 2021
    5:30 pm
    to Sun, May 9, 2021, 5:30 pm
Europe and the United Nations commemorate the victims of the Shoah each winter on the date of Auschwitz’s liberation in 1945, and the Italian Academy marks Holocaust Remembrance Day annually with an...
News Flash
  • Fri, May 7, 2021
    10:00 am
The Fellows of the Italian Academy in 2020–2021 are scholars whose work ranges across the sciences and the humanities. See the full...
Valeria Valente
  • Fri, May 7, 2021
    9:30 am
    to Sun, May 9, 2021, 9:30 am
“Femicide and gender violence are not emergencies; they are structural phenomena.” To mark International Women’s Day 2021, the Academy looks at the pressing issue of violence against women. Barbara...
Kansas state Rep. Christina Haswood being sworn in to office at the State Capitol in Topeka in January 2021.
  • Fri, May 7, 2021
    8:00 am
    to Sun, May 9, 2021, 11:45 am
For March, Women's History Month, the Academy’s Executive Director, Barbara Faedda, has already...
A Carabiniere officer in her TPC uniform examines the damage on a Guercino painting stolen from Modena in 2014 and recovered in Morocco.
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, News Flash
  • Fri, May 7, 2021
    7:00 am
    to Sun, May 9, 2021, 5:00 pm
General Roberto Riccardi, leader of Italy's Cultural Heritage Protection Command talks with Barbara Faedda, Executive Director of the Italian Academy, about illegal excavations of archaeological...
  • Thu, May 6, 2021
    7:00 pm
    to Fri, May 7, 2021, 5:00 pm
View video here below. Giulio Rovighi, violin Aldo Campagnari, violin Danusha Waskiewicz, viola Francesco Dillon, cello A fresh approach to Beethoven and the Baroque: in this new concert, the...
Emanuele Arciuli in his studio. The painting behind him is “Takes His Guns” by Kevin Red Star.
  • Fri, Apr 16, 2021
    7:00 am to 5:00 pm
View video here below. Part of Carnegie Hall’s “Voices of Hope: Artists in Times of Oppression” festival Connor Chee:...
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Symposium
  • Fri, Apr 9, 2021
    9:30 am to 1:45 pm
View video here below (Panel 2 starts at 1:59:49). The Benin Bronzes were looted in 1897 from the Royal Palace of Benin City during a punitive expedition amid the British colonial expansion into...
  • Tue, Apr 6, 2021
    12:00 pm
Carlo Ginzburg, the eminent historian, speaks on Montaigne in the third of three lectures of the Spring semester: February 23:...
  • Sun, Mar 21, 2021
    10:15 am
Alessia Mastrodonato, Visiting Scholar at the Italian Academy, is serving as Guest Editor for “...
  • Tue, Mar 16, 2021
    12:00 pm to 1:45 pm
Carlo Ginzburg in a series of three online lectures: February 23: On Dante: “Reproduction/Reproduction: An Experiment in...
  • Tue, Feb 23, 2021
    12:00 pm
Carlo Ginzburg, Italian Academy Fellow 2021-22, appears now in a series of online lectures: February 23: On Dante: “Reproduction/Reproduction: An Experiment in Historical Anthropology” March 16:...
  • Fri, Feb 19, 2021
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
A live online talk with Q&A session Giuliano Amato, the former Prime Minister of Italy who is currently the Vice President of the Italian Constitutional Court, talks about the origin of the...
Roundtable Discussion
  • Mon, Feb 1, 2021
    12:00 pm
Paul Atkin, CEO and founder of the Teatro San Cassiano Group, will talk with Dame Jane Glover, Conductor and Music Director of “Music of the Baroque.” The event will be moderated by Giuseppe Gerbino...
  • Tue, Nov 24, 2020
    11:30 am to 2:00 pm
This online event (11:30–2:00 EST, on Nov 23 and 24) addresses the outcome of the US election and the effects of the deep semantic and cultural divisions in the country, the influence of the...
Roundtable Discussion
  • Mon, Nov 23, 2020
    1:00 pm
Shaul Bassi (Center for the Humanities and Social Change, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice) and Daniela Zyman (Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary [TBA21], Vienna) talk with Jorge Otero-Pailos (...
  • Mon, Nov 23, 2020
    10:00 am to 11:30 am
David Freedberg will give the Annual Novo Nordisk Foundation Lecture on Art and Art History at 10:00AM on Nov. 23 (4:00PM Copenhagen time). Surprising as it may seem, notes Professor Freedberg, the...
Roundtable Discussion
  • Fri, Nov 13, 2020
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
A live virtual event This online conversation on geopolitics and European Union foreign affairs features former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta and former Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert...
Roundtable Discussion
  • Thu, Oct 29, 2020
    12:30 pm
Watch the event recording here. We are thrilled to invite you to the second event in our new...
Roundtable Discussion, Lecture
  • Mon, Oct 26, 2020
    1:00 pm
Speakers for this online event: David Freedberg (Columbia) “On the Biology of Mind. Bridging the Two Cultures: Creativity and Reasoning” Danny Reible (Texas Tech University) “Why We Need Reflective...
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Roundtable Discussion
  • Fri, Oct 16, 2020
    1:00 pm
This online panel with a question and answer session features former IMF Director and economist Carlo Cottarelli and former European Union Commissioner and French Minister of Finance Pierre Moscovici...
News Flash
  • Wed, Sep 30, 2020
    12:00 pm
The Academy presented its first summer arts festival online August 14—30, 2020: featuring Peter Gelb of the Metropolitan Opera, filmmakers Anna Grimshaw and Roberto Minervini, Italian Academy...
Book Presentation
  • Tue, Sep 29, 2020
    6:00 pm
“With lyrical precision, The Perfect Fascist reveals how ideology corrupts the truth, how untrammeled ambition destroys the soul, and how the vanity of white male supremacy distorts emotion, making...
  • Thu, Sep 3, 2020
    11:00 am
Venice is once again uniquely at the forefront in responding to global change. The convergence of our pandemic, its attendant economic transformation, and the rapidly advancing change in our climate...