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Diplomatic Network
24 October 2018
Copenhagen, Seminar on language and human capital

“Without human capital, every other capital is worthless,” said Italian Ambassador in Copenhagen, Luigi Ferrari, on opening the seminar “Business in Society. Human capital training and growth: innovative opportunities and models for sustainable development”, which was hosted at the Italian Cultural Institute in Copenhagen as part of the celebrations of the 18th Week of the Italian Language […]

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19 October 2018
Screening of the docu-film “Italy in a Day”

The Italian Culture and Community Center in Houston is scheduled to host the screening of Gabriele Salvatores’ documentary film “Italy in a Day” (2014) on 25 October.  The film is a puzzle of small pieces of daily life in Italy filmed by ordinary people with their own smartphones.   The documentary film offers a cross-section […]

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19 October 2018
Surfing the sweet sounding Italian sea: the Net keeps you afloat

The humanities department of the Rio de Janeiro State University organised a seminar to mark the 18th Week of the Italian Language in the World. The event , which ran from 17 to 18 October, was entitled ” Navigando nel dolce mare italiano: la rete ti aiuta a non naufragare” (Surfing the sweet  sounding Italian […]

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19 October 2018
​Italian 2.0: how the Net is changing the way we read and write

The Italian Cultural Institute in Zurich hosted a lecture on 18 October, to mark the 18th Week of the Italian Language in the World.   Prof. Massimo Palermo of the University for Foreigners of Siena, delivered a lecture entitled “Italiano 2.0: come la rete sta cambiando il nostro modo di leggere e scrivere i testi” […]

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19 October 2018
​Mamma mia, what kind of language do Italians speak today?

This is the title of a lecture which the Italian Cultural Institute in Montreal organized on 17 October at Montreal University during the 18th Week of the Italian Language in the World.   Annamaria Testa, a communication and creativity expert, delivered a lecture that provided the audience with food for thought on a phenomenon which […]

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19 October 2018
“L’italiano e la rete, le reti per l’italiano”

All’IIC di Sidney il 16 ottobre, ha avuto luogo un convegno “L’italiano e la rete, le reti per l’italiano”, in lingua italiana: partendo infatti dal tema centrale dell’intera Settimana della Lingua, ogni relatore invitato a partecipare, si occuperà di uno specifico aspetto legato a quanto la lingua italiana, in tempi recenti, stia subendo. Il fenomeno […]

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19 October 2018
What social media followers identify as the most popular Italian words

The Italian Consulate General in Canton has launched an online survey on the Wechat platform. The survey, which takes place from 15 to 21 October, is meant to identify what Italian words are the most popular among the followers of the Canton CG social media account. The Consulate’s Wechat and Weibo accounts will host seven […]

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19 October 2018
​From vinyl to social media. Italian pop songs in the new millennium

The Italian Cultural Institute in Brussels hosted a lecture by Ernesto Assante on 15 October to celebrate the 18th Week of the Italian Language in the World. A journalist and a music critic. Assante writes for dailies and magazines –  La Repubblica, L’Espresso and Rolling Stones. His lecture, which was entitled “Dal 45 giri ai […]

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19 October 2018
“Speaking, writing, inventing”

The Italian Cultural Institute in Paris has set up a rich programme of events to celebrate the 18th Week of the Italian Language in the world.   The event organized on 15 October and entitled “Parlare, scrivere, inventare: la lingua italiana tra YouTube e letteratura” (Speaking, writing, inventing: the Italian language between YouTube and Literature)  […]

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19 October 2018
Seminar on social media and the promotion of fashion and style

The Miami Marangoni Institute, with the support of the Consulate, hosted a seminar on 17 October, which focused on the impact of social media in promoting Made in Italy fashion and style. The event was divided into three parts: the first part started from changes in our language due to the influence of the Internet as […]

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19 October 2018
“Campiello al Fairmont”

Il 12 ottobre l’Ambasciata d’Italia a Monaco ha ospitato, in occasione dell’apertura della XVIII edizione della settimana della lingua, il Premio letterario Campiello, concorso di narrativa italiana contemporanea organizzato dalla Fondazione II Campiello- Confindustria Veneto. Per gli autori è intervenuto Francesco Targhetta che, con “Le vie potenziali” (Mondadori), ha ottenuto, il secondo posto, raccontando la […]

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