ASMI Postgraduate Summer School 2017

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Date / time: 23 June - 24 June, All day

Royal Holloway, University of London

ASMI Postgraduate Summer School 2017

Aspects of Modern Italian culture, history, politics and society from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century and from any academic discipline. The summer school is designed to engage postgraduate students and independent scholars in the field of Italian Studies to share their research and test their ideas.

Participants will present their papers in panel sessions and then receive feedback from senior scholars and junior colleagues in a welcoming and supportive environment.

The summer school program includes two keynote lectures and a training session:

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Clodagh Brook (University of Birmingham) ‘Exploding the Cinematic Frame: Expanded Cinema in Italy
  • Prof. Robert S. C. Gordon (University of Cambridge) ‘Adano and Occupation Literature’Training session:
  • Dr Olivia Swift (Royal Holloway) Workshop: ‘The impact of research’

The Summer School is free to all members of ASMI. A limited number of travel grants will be available. For more information, please contact the organisers at

ORGANISING COMMITTEE: Guido Bartolini (Royal Holloway), Fabrizio Di Maio (University of Birmingham), Alice Franzon (University of Leeds), Caterina Scarabicchi (Royal Holloway), Stefano Serafini (Royal Holloway).