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Ma ci ritroviamo. Ma ci ritroveremo. Ma ci riconosceremo
Ma ci ritroviamo. Ma ci ritroveremo. Ma ci riconosceremoMonday, June 01, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

In these days of profound sadness, our thoughts and feelings are addressed to the many Italian families who have already suffered the loss of their loved ones, to the thousands of suffering people who struggle for their life in hospitals, to the many doctors, nurses and health workers who act heroically in the service of...

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Questionnaire on the representation of the pandemic
Questionnaire on the representation of the pandemicMonday, June 01, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

As part of a research on representations concerning the coronavirus, we invite you to complete a very short survey (5-7 minutes) by clicking on the link below. The survey is intended for people aged 14 and over living in France, Italy and Quebec who speak French or Italian. This research is conducted by the Department...

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Contributions for visits by researchers, teachers, experts, personalities and cultural operators
Contributions for visits by researchers, teachers, experts, personalities and cultural operatorsMonday, August 03, 2020 → Sunday, November 15, 2020

The Directorate General for the Promotion of the Country System (DGSP) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) makes contributions to encourage the carrying out of missions by researchers, teachers, experts, personalities and operators in Italy and abroad cultural Italians or foreigners. It...

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XX Week of the Italian Language in the World
XX Week of the Italian Language in the WorldMonday, October 19, 2020 → Sunday, October 25, 2020

"Italian Between Word and Image: Graffiti, Illustrations, Comic Books" is the theme for the XX Week of the Italian Language in the World (October 19-25, 2020), a theme that can be developed both in a socio-linguistic key and by emphasizing expressive forms such as comics books, graphic novels and children’s books....

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Accademia della Crusca: Italian Between Word and Image: Graffiti, Illustrations, Comic Books
Accademia della Crusca: "Italian Between Word and Image: Graffiti, Illustrations, Comic Books"Sunday, October 25, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

As every year, the Accademia della Crusca in collaboration with the publishing house goWare has produced a book edited by Claudio Ciociola and Paolo D'Achille dedicated to the theme of the Settimana della Lingua Italiana. Here the link to download for free the book in PDF: https://www.goware-apps.it/free/free_pub/crusca_italiano_tra_parola_e_imma...

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Whence is salvation? In search of an answer in the book “Anatomia di un profeta” by Demetrius Paolin (#IICMONTREALWEBINARSERIES)
Whence is salvation? In search of an answer in the book “Anatomia di un profeta” by Demetrius Paolin (#IICMONTREALWEBINARSERIES)Wednesday, October 28, 2020

The Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal is pleased to present, Demetrio Paolin's latest work, Anatomia di un profeta (Rome, Voland, 2020), where a story with a gap is told, which allows the author to continue to imagine. Absence is something that words can fill, it is in that missing space that the truth lurks....

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The other homeland. When we are migrants: the cinematographic work by director Paolo Quaregna (#IICMONTREALWEBINARSERIES)
The other homeland. When we are migrants: the cinematographic work by director Paolo Quaregna (#IICMONTREALWEBINARSERIES)Thursday, October 29, 2020

The Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal, in the context of the promotion of contemporary Italian cinema, is pleased to present the cinematographic work of the director Paolo Quaregna. At the webinar, entitled "The other homeland. When we are migrants”, the director Paolo Quaregna himself, Francesco D’Arelli, ...

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And Man met the horse: a non-casual encounter
And Man met the horse: a non-casual encounterFriday, October 30, 2020

The Italian Institute of Culture in Montreal and the Department of Veterinary Sciences of the University of Turin are pleased to present the webinar series entitled "And Man met the horse". The horse has followed the life of men and civilizations, since the dawn of time. Originally from the Eurasian steppe, at first it...

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Italian is a place where it rains within. Conversations on language and dialects: Among the whirlpools of Italian: reflections on ongoing linguistic changes, conference by Vera Gheno
"Italian is a place where it rains within". Conversations on language and dialects: "Among the whirlpools of Italian: reflections on ongoing linguistic changes", conference by Vera GhenoTuesday, November 03, 2020

The Italian Institute of Culture and the Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics of Concordia University, as part of the series of conferences entitled "Italian is a place where it rains within. Conversations on language and dialects", are pleased to present Vera Gheno's lecture entitled "Among the whirlpools...

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Claudia Polledri will present and host the book club “Lisez l’Europe” dedicated to La profezia dell’armadillo by Zerocalcare
Claudia Polledri will present and host the book club “Lisez l’Europe” dedicated to "La profezia dell’armadillo" by ZerocalcareThursday, November 05, 2020

On the occasion of the "Montréal's European book club", Claudia Polledri will present and host the book dedicated to "La profezia dell’armadillo" by Zerocalcare. November 5, 2020 - 6:30pm Please confirm your presence before October 19 at the following address: lisezleurope-mtl@goethe.de "La profezia dell&rsquo...

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Newitalianbooks.it a new digital platform ofItalian book publishing
Newitalianbooks.it a new digital platform ofItalian book publishingSunday, November 29, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

Newitalianbooks.it is born, it’s a new digital platform serving the internationalization of Italian book publishing. The initiative, promoted by the Italian Encyclopaedia Treccani, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Center for the book and reading-Cepell (Ministr...

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General Data Protection Regulation - Information on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data
General Data Protection Regulation - Information on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal dataMonday, November 30, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

The Italian Cultural Institute of Montréal is pleased to inform you that the provisions applied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on data protection and privacy have been updated in accordance with the General Regulation on Data Protection (EU 2016/679). In this regard, please read the fol...

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Portal to the Italian song.
Portal to the Italian song.Tuesday, December 01, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

The MiBACT and the Central Institute Sound and Audiovisual Heritage (former Discoteca di Stato), in collaboration with the SIAE and with the support of the major suppliers of digital music services (Spotify, TimMusic etc) have recently launched Italian song portal, a platform for online audience of over a century of Italian...

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ItaliAmo, the new Farnesina app is now online for learning Italian!
"ItaliAmo", the new Farnesina app is now online for learning Italian!Tuesday, December 01, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

Funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and developed in collaboration with the European Institute of Design, "ItaliAmo" is an innovative course to learn the basics of the Italian language and discover the beauty of Italy and Made in Italy through a trip with an exceptional duo: Leo (Leonardo...

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New rules for acquiring Italian citizenship
New rules for acquiring Italian citizenshipTuesday, December 01, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

From December 4th 2018, the possession of an adequate knowledge of the Italian language, not lower than level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), is an essential condition for the recognition of citizenship pursuant to art. 5 and 9 of the law n. 91 of February 5th 1992. The verification...

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