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The first complete translation of Leopardi's Zibaldone published in UK

The first complete translation of Leopardi's Zibaldone published in UK
Description
An extraordinary, epochal, publication-one of the foundational books of modern Western culture, at last fully translated into English. The first complete translation of Leopardi's notebooks, under the auspices of the Leopardi Centre in Modern Languages at Birmingham was published in the UK on 1 August 2013.
Date:
09/08/2013

Modern Languages graduates

Modern Languages graduates
Description
Video interviews with this year's graduates.
Date:
18/07/2013

Italian Studies at Birmingham

Italian Studies at Birmingham
Description
Video recording of the June undergraduate open day talk
Date:
04/07/2013

Outstanding results for 2013 graduates

Outstanding results for 2013 graduates
Description
The Department of Modern Languages would like to congratulate its 2013 graduates on a sterling set of results.
Date:
24/06/2013

Italy's new left-right government: not the 'normalisation' of the country's politics as yet

Italy's new left-right government: not the 'normalisation' of the country's politics as yet
Description
Besides being a 'forced marriage' between opposites, this is also a 'coalition of the losers', since neither the PD nor the PDL are able to command a majority in Parliament with closer allies.
Date:
13/05/2013

Rome Workshop

Rome Workshop
Description
Dr Clodagh Brook is leading the 2nd workshop for the AHRC-funded project, Interdisciplinary Italy 1900-2015 in Rome today.
Date:
22/04/2013

'Rummaging in the Italian Queer Archive: "lesbian" cultural representation 1870-1930'

Description
Dr Charlotte Ross was invited to give a research seminar by the Italian Department at the University of Glasgow.
Date:
25/02/2013

Research Fellowship at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice

Research Fellowship at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice
Description
Dr Ita Mac Carthy is currently spending three months as a residential research fellow at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice.
Date:
08/02/2013

'Framing "obscene" confessions: discourses of female same-sex desire in early 20th century Italy'

Description
Dr Charlotte Ross was invited to give a research seminar by the Italian Department at the University of Kent.
Date:
29/01/2013

The endless 'return' of Silvio Berlusconi: what does it say about his party and can he win again?

The endless 'return' of Silvio Berlusconi: what does it say about his party and can he win again?
Description
This takes us to the question: 'can Berlusconi win again?' Can he win even this time, despite the scandals, the trials in which he stands accused of various crimes and, importantly, his lamentable record in stewarding the Italian economy over the last decade?
Date:
13/12/2012
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