French-Italian swap
News / Socials

French-Italian swap

  The Italian Society is teaming up with the French Society for an awesome swap at Wildwood restaurant! Forget academia for an evening and come spread the continental love 20 to 30 places available, £14.95 per person. Fill in this form by June 8th at 5pm to reserve a place. (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1tszALvk_Roh03t9x7nT6v1A6UOzrjUr5FTMVRcvhO68/viewform) When: 10th June, 8pm … Continue reading »

Cineforum – Allacciate le cinture
Movies / News

Cineforum – Allacciate le cinture

For our last cinema night of term, we will be showing Turkish-Italian director Ferzan Özpetek’s latest film, “Allacciate le cinture” (“Fasten your seatbelts”). Elena (Kasia Smutniak) and Antonio (Francesco Arca) are complete opposites. They are too different in terms of personality, life choices, worldview, and the way they relate to others. However, they are overwhelmed … Continue reading »

Cineforum – Un viaggio chiamato amore
Movies

Cineforum – Un viaggio chiamato amore

For our second cinema night of term, we will be screening “Un viaggio chiamato amore” (“A journey called love”) by director Michele Placido. The movie tells the story of the tormented relationship between novelist Sibilla Aleramo and poet Dino Campana. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnH_HkBnBRA There will be English subtitles. Refreshments will be provided. The event will be … Continue reading »

Socials

ItSoc Social/Conversation Night

 Join us for one of our legendary conversation nights at the Maypole! You’ll get to speak Italian with Italians over a drink (alcohol  notoriously improves everyone’s language skills). Open to Italians and not Italians, native and non-native speakers alike – we  want to make this as diverse and fun as possible. Don’t miss out When? … Continue reading »

Swap with Cypriot society
News / Socials

Swap with Cypriot society

  Join us for a Mediterranean dinner at the Copper Kettle to brag about our beautiful landscape and culture and complain about the British weather/food. 20 places available, £12 per person. Email Daria at vice-president@cuitaliansociety.org.uk or Nicolas at nm557@cam.ac.uk to book. When: Friday 29th January at 20:00 Where: Agora at The Copper Kettle, 4 Kings … Continue reading »

Italian Masterpieces of the Fitzwilliam Museum
News / Socials / Talks

Italian Masterpieces of the Fitzwilliam Museum

 Come along to discover a corner of Italy-  in Cambridge!  History of Art PhD student Stephanie  Azzarello will give us a tour of the best  Italian paintings of the Fitzilliam  Museum. The Museum displays many  excellent pieces of art from Renaissance  artists, and particularly those from the  superlative Venetian School, such as  Titian and Veronese. When?: … Continue reading »

Term Card Lent 2016
News

Term Card Lent 2016

“Coll’anno nuovo, il caso incomincerà a trattar bene voi e me e tutti gli altri, e si principierà la vita felice. Non è vero?” (Giacomo Leopardi) Happy new year to all our CUITSoc members and Italo-philes! We hope you’ve had a great Christmas and well-deserved break. With the new year, we’d like to invite you to … Continue reading »