Istituto Di Cultura - Edimburgo

Season's greetings, everyone!
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Audiolibro Dalla selva oscura al Paradiso. Un percorso nella Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri in trentatré lingue
Audiolibro "Dalla selva oscura al Paradiso. Un percorso nella Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri in trentatré lingue"Friday, January 01, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

An audiobook, produced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on the occasion of Dante's centenary celebrations, presents select passages from the poem in thirty-three different languages. Seven hundred years after Dante's death, the audiobook Dalla selva oscura al Paradiso (From the Dark Forest...

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‘Quasi Grazia’ by Marcello Fois
‘Quasi Grazia’ by Marcello FoisThursday, April 08, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

My idea, I would say my obsession, was the need to represent the flesh of this woman who was so important for the literary culture of our country. As if it were absolutely necessary not to stop at a “ simply” literary re-enactment, but rather a living representation. – Marcello Fois   It is precise...

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Leggere Dante: Come, Perché | Free E-book download
Leggere Dante: Come, Perché | Free E-book downloadWednesday, May 05, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

To celebrate the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death, Ambassador Raffaele Campanella has recently published “Leggere Dante: come, perché”, a guide book to (re)discover Dante Alighieri’s work and life, with a preface from Dante scholar Professor Mirko Tavoni. Dante Alighieri’s...

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ClimateWakeUp!Quiz
ClimateWakeUp!Quiz Monday, October 18, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

The Italian Institute of Culture and the Italian Consulate General in Edinburgh, in collaboration with Heriot-Watt University, are pleased to promote in Scotland and beyond the online survey "ClimateWakeUp!Quiz" created by ENEA (Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development). ...

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Fables from the Dictatorship by Leonardo Sciascia (1921-2021)
Fables from the Dictatorship by Leonardo Sciascia (1921-2021)Tuesday, November 30, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

This year is the 100th anniversary of Leonardo Sciascia's birth and we are delighted to be launching shortly the English translation of his volume “Favole della dittatura”, published in 1950 and translated for the first time by Ann Goldstein with the title “Fables from the Dictatorship”. Th...

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On Grazia Deledda’s footsteps
On Grazia Deledda’s footstepsFriday, December 03, 2021

Third appointment of #DonnediSardegna (Women of Sardinia), a series of events dedicated to yesterday and today's strong female figures from this enchanting island, organised as part of the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Sardinian writer Grazia Deledda (Nuoro, 27 September 1871 – Rome, 15 Au...

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Family Lexicon by Germano Ovani
"Family Lexicon" by Germano OvaniTuesday, December 07, 2021 → Monday, January 31, 2022

Germano Ovano explains the ideas behind "Family Lexicon"exhebition. The main subject of the work presented is the relationship between reality and fiction. This is a subject that I have developed over several years due to two main factors: Firstly, my long-term work as a free-lance illustrator of children’s litera...

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Dante and Alasdair Gray: A Scottish Journey through The Divine Comedy
Dante and Alasdair Gray: A Scottish Journey through The Divine ComedyThursday, December 09, 2021

The University of Glasgow and the Alasdair Gray Archive, with the support of the University of Verona and the Italian Institute of Culture, invite you to a symposium and reading commemorating 700 years since the death of Dante in 1321 and Alasdair Gray’s translation of The Divine Comedy, his last major work before...

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Sciascia in the Anglophone World
Sciascia in the Anglophone WorldThursday, December 09, 2021

Thursday 9 December, 4pm Sciascia in the Anglophone World Part of International Lecture Series on Leonardo Sciascia, an homage to Leonardo Sciascia on the centenary of his birth. Introduced by Katia Pizzi (Director, ICI London) and Joseph Farrell (University of Strathclyde). Liz Wren-Owens (Cardiff University) will...

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