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  • Romance and Glamour, Migrants and Mavericks. Explore the history of Italian food on a walk around Melbourne with Dr Tania Cammarano.

    Romance and Glamour, Migrants and Mavericks. Explore the history of Italian food on a walk around Melbourne with Dr Tania Cammarano.

    Dates: Saturday 17 September 2022.

    Time: 2-5PM. Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for registration.

    Walk length: 3 kilometres.

    Terrain: Generally flat.

    Meeting place: Between the Royal Exhibition Building and the Hochgurtel Fountain, Carlton.

    Cost: $70.00 (includes coffee, biscuits, a glass of wine and antipasto). Registration essential below.

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  • Pellettiere: Leather Maker Exhibition

    Pellettiere: Leather Maker Exhibition

    EXHIBITION: 17 May-31 July 2022, Tuesday to Friday 10AM-5PM; Saturday 1-5PM. Free entry.
    OPENING EVENT: Tuesday 17 May 2022, 6.30-8PM.
     
    ‘Pellettiere’ means leather worker in Italian. Known as a ‘slow craft’, a leather maker’s skill in creating quality, enduring, creations is not often on show.  Go on a journey
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  • The use of tu, lei and voi in five regions of Italy.

    The use of tu, lei and voi in five regions of Italy.

    A study of how the use of address pronouns tu , lei and voi varies across Emilia, Umbria, Lazio, Salento and Sardinia.
     
    A presentation in English by Dr Agnese Bresin
     
    Tuesday 12 July 2022, 6.30-8pm.
    CO.AS.IT., 199 Faraday Street, Carlton VIC 3053
    Free event. Limited spots. Registration essential below.
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  • Ninety Nine per Cent (Giorgio Mangiamele 1963).

    Ninety Nine per Cent (Giorgio Mangiamele 1963).

    Workshop # 2 of Short and Sweet - ITALIAN CINEMA FORUM 2022

    Presented by Dr Mark Nicholls (The University of Melbourne)

    Tuesday 26 July 2022, 6.30-8pm

    CO.AS.IT., 199 Faraday Street, Carlton.

    Free event. Registration essential below.

    Following the successful classic and contempo­rary Italian cinema workshops chaired by Mark Nicholls at CO.AS.IT. (2019-2021), we

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  • "Terra": Italian Farmers Reshape Rural Victoria

    A presentation by Dr Luigi Gussago (La Trobe University) and Dr Andrea Pagani (Monash University)

    Tuesday 19 July 2022, 6.30-8pm, CO.AS.IT., 199 Faraday Street, Carlton.

    Free event. Registration essential below.

    We generally think of the influence of Italian food culture on the pre-existing Anglo-Australian eating habits, but we pay very little

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  • Italian Cinemas in Melbourne from Post War Migration to

    Italian Cinemas in Melbourne from Post War Migration to "The Movie Show"

    CO.AS.IT. together with Australasian Centre for Italian Studies, Santo Cilauro (Working Dog), Elisabetta Ferrari (University of Melbourne), Mark Nicholls (University of Melbourne), Susanna Scarparo (University of Sydney), Carlo Zeccola (formerly Palace Cinemas) present
     
    ITALIAN CINEMAS IN MELBOURNE FROM POST WAR MIGRATION TO  THE MOVIE SHOW
     
    Tuesday 16 August 2022, 6.30-8PM
    CO.AS.IT., 199
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  • Italian Carlton - Museo Italiano FREE Guided Tours

    Italian Carlton - Museo Italiano FREE Guided Tours

    Join a FREE guided tour led by Elizabeth Triarico, manager CO.AS.IT. Italian Historical Society & Museo Italiano. Gain a special insight into the Italian Australian immigration experience, with unique stories and objects including as the rare Australian designed Sputnik Coffee machine.

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