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Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Edimburgo
82 Nicolson Street
Edinburgh EH8 9EW
Scotland, UK
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Italian Language Courses
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Antonio Pacitti: Joy and Protest

The drawings from the Guantanamo series, described by Harold Pinter as ‘deeply impressive and very important’, express his anger at the human tendency to dehumanize those who are perceived as enemies.

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XIV Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo

Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic

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The Road to Meikle Seggie

Scottish International Storytelling Festival

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-Antonio Pacitti: Joy and Protest

Thursday, October 02, 2014 - Friday, October 24, 2014

Antonio Pacitti: Joy and Protest

This exhibition presents two sides of the Scottish-Italian artist Antonio Pacitti (1924-2009), celebrated by the global Charter for Compassion for his contribution to our understanding of war. A prolific painter, sculptor and potter, the Cassino-born >>>


-What Italian?

Thursday, October 23, 2014

What Italian?

This year the World Italian Language Week (Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo), has been chosen by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs to promote the Italian Language throughout the world focusing on the theme: Scrivere la nuova Europa: editoria >>>


-The Road to Meikle Seggie

Friday, October 24, 2014 - Sunday, November 02, 2014

The Road to Meikle Seggie

In the 1970s Richard Demarco embarked on a series of journeys, starting in Edinburgh, to recover a sense of our living culture in the environments around us. These radiated out across Europe, underpinning the internationalism of this unique Scottish-Italian >>>


-I demoni di San Pietroburgo (The Demons of St. Petersburg)

Sunday, October 26, 2014

I demoni di San Pietroburgo (The Demons of St. Petersburg)

The first programme of specially chosen films showcasing the brilliant diversity of Italian cinema. The screenings will be introduced by Dr. Pasquale Iannone of the University of Edinburgh. As he attempts to complete his latest work, the great Russian >>>


-Seeing Stories: Symposium

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Seeing Stories: Symposium

Hear about the development of story collecting and interpretative projects – and performances – in Aachen, Florence, Lisbon, Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders. With project partners from Germany, Italy, Portugal and Scotland. Free ticketed.


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