"Ivrea Industrial City of the Twentieth Century" is the 54th Italian UNESCO site. The recognition was deliberated during the work of the 42nd World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. An important recognition for a positive idea (the possible "humanization" of industrial and social transformat...

Mercanteinfiera, the appointment of antiques, historical design and vintage collecting of Fiere di Parma, opens from March 12 to 20 with a look at the '900 and confirms its dates. To inaugurate the spring edition, two collateral exhibitions entitled "Partivano i bastimenti. Home sweet home America" and "Olivetti #StoriadiInnovazione". Different sto...

Refined and secluded, this small Piemonte town, intimate but full of character, has all the credentials to become the destination of your next trip. Its name is linked to the profitable legacy of Olivetti, thanks to which it is now a UNESCO site of extraordinary value. What to see in Ivrea? Here are a few tips. Why Ivrea is a UNESCO world heritage...

In 1620, Rachel Olivetti – the daughter of an aristocratic Italian Jewish family – married her fiancé Judah Leone from the famous Montefiore line. Before the couple got married, Olivetti decided to make a gift for her fiance’s family: an ornate, hand-embroidered parochet (Torah ark curtain) made of fine fabrics in dark red and gold. But Olivetti’s...

Sulle tracce di un giallo. Un vero e proprio mistero storico: la cessione della divisione elettronica della Olivetti. Che, nel tempo alterato dalla immaginazione, ha generato mitologie positive e negative e ha acceso le fantasie di quanti, alimentandosi della riservatezza che si faceva segretezza nella Mediobanca di Enrico Cuccia, hanno per sessant...

Wednesday November 13, 2019 AT 6:30PM - 8PM. Busboys and Poets, 450 K St, Giovanni Room, Washington, DC 20001. IBM, the CIA, and the Cold War Conspiracy to Shut Down Production of the World's First Desktop Computer. Booktalk, By Meryle Secrest, Award-winning Author and recipient of Presidential National Humanities Medal. Prof. Mario Tchou was a bri...