Due provvedimenti di sostegno allo studio e alla ricerca. Li ha adottati con due differenti delibere la Giunta regionale nella seduta odierna: da un lato uno sostegno agli studenti per i loro studi all'estero (38mila euro di bilancio regionale), dall'altro nuove risorse (3 milioni di euro) per i dottorati di ricerca. Il primo provvedimento riguarda...

THE People's Park is hosting a 'fantastico' celebration of all things Italian with the Viva Italia festival.The two-day event celebrates the cinema, cars, fashion and food of Italy and marks the first Italian festival in Jersey in two decades. Among the highlights across the weekend are three cooking demonstrations from celebrity chef and This Morn...

What does sexual violence look like when it becomes a war strategy? Please join us for a program about an historic incident that occurred in Italy during World War II and new Berkeley initiative that combats impunity for similar crimes today. The Italian incident found its way into a major Italian novel, an Oscar-winning Italian film, a critically...

If you were to compile a list of restaurant genres that the East Bay has a dire shortage of, Italian-inspired wood-oven pizza wouldn’t crack the top ten. We do, after all, have plenty of that.Still, you have to admire the owners of Lucia’s, a new Neapolitan-style pizzeria in downtown Berkeley, for having the courage of their convictions to go all-i...

di Mauro Battocchi Some very encouraging news just came out of the Intel Business Challenge Europe 2013 (IBCE) with regards to Italy's prominence in the European startup sphere. Of the twenty-three European startups selected as finalists, eight are Italian — a full third of these promising endeavors come from Italy!   The IBCE is a pan-Euro...

The Italian Society at Berkeley is a vibrant cultural and academic organization, recently formed in 2015 with the joining of the Italian International Students Association and the Berkeley Italian Network.   The group is an informal network of students and scholars that promote Italian culture in the UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley Nationa...

The UC Berkeley Department of Italian Studies is pleased to announce Summer 2013 Italian Studies Course OfferingsOPEN TO ALL — NOT JUST BERKELEY STUDENTS!MAY 28-JULY 3:Italian Studies 160: Studies in the History, Society, and Politics of the Italian Peninsula Scoundrels, Saints, and Poets: Italian Character(s) in European CultureMeets M,T,W,Th 2-...

Join us this THURSDAY, February 11, for a special screening, in 101 Morgan Hall. Fred Kuwornu presents his 2016 documentary Blaxploitalian, 100 years of blackness in the Italian cinema.   BLAXPLOITALIAN follows the different waves of pioneers of African descent who have contributed to Italian Cinema. The documentary covers more than a centur...

Since the days of Nobel Laureate Emilio Segrè, Italian researchers have played a prominent role in academic endeavors at UC Berkeley, in California, and in the United States. With this event (planned as the first in a series of discussions), we would like to share successful stories of Berkeley Italian researchers, stories that show how Italian cul...

Warming Up with Luciano Berio- The brilliant young pianist Adam Tendler, visiting from New York, joins Sarah Cahill in a warm-up concert featuring Luciano Berio's piano compositions before they perform the same program a week later at the Italian Academy in New York.   Among the Berio pieces they will play are Touch (1991) for piano four-han...