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Welcome to Italian Studies at Oxford

Italian Studies at Oxford (ISO) is an interdisciplinary network of scholars working on Italy at the University of Oxford

Established in December 2007, ISO aims to foster dialogue and collaboration among Oxford academics working in different disciplines. It co-ordinates interdisciplinary research projects and provides a forum for scholars and intellectuals, policy makers and other experts from Italy and elsewhere.

Italian Studies at Oxford is based at the European Humanities Research Centre (EHRC) at the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages.

Latest News

Event Cancellation

Unfortunately the ISO event Destination Italy: Representing Immigration in Literature, Cinema and the Media, Guido Bonsaver (Oxford), Co-chaired by Emma Bond (St Andrews), and Federico Faloppa (Reading), which would have taken place on 11 March, has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled for next term.

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Italian Studies at Oxford is pleased to invite you to the following events:


Thursday 30 October, 5pm (week 3)

Italian Venice: a History

Professor Richard Bosworth (Oxford) will discuss his recent book on modern Venice (Yale 2014) in conversation with Dr David Laven (Nottingham), and Dr Simon Levis Sullam (Ca’ Foscari, Venice)

Taylor Institution, St Giles, Room 3


Monday 10 November, 6pm (week 5)


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