John Hooper presents “The Italians”

  If you thought you knew everything one can know about Italy and the Italians, well: YOU WERE WRONG! Even well informed Italians can still learn a lot from just published “The Italians” by John HOOPER, Economist and Guardian/Observer correspondent from Rome. Cambridge University Italian Society is proud to host John Hooper for the presentation […]


Welcome to the Cambridge University Italian Society website! The CUItSoc is a student-run society that promotes the Italian culture in Cambridge. Our aim, on the one hand is to create a platform for exchange between different cultures, with the purpose of allowing people from all over the world to get to know Italy, its reality, […]

Interactive Workshop on the art of “Gesticulation” by Film Director Luca Vullo

Monday 24 February 2014, 06:30pm – 08:30pm  An invigorating and interactive workshop through the art of gesticulation, led by film director, Luca Vullo: a unique opportunity to learn how to gesticulate and ‘speak’ Italian through the particular code of body language. The director will also introduce his docu-film, La voce del corpo ( and offer a behind-the-scenes discussion […]

Why Berlusconi?

Why do Italians vote for Berlusconi? How is it possible for his government to last for so long? As Italians abroad, each of us has been asked one of these questions at least once in the past 20 years. Two Italian historians and commentators Giovanni Orsina and Andrea Mammone, will seek to answer these and […]