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2017

June 7, New York, presentation of "Let's Wake Up, Italics!" by Piero Bassetti at the Consolate General of Italy 

May 10, Monza, presentation of Project Schola Italica at Villa Reale 

 

2016

October 27, Rome, presentation of "Italia. L’invenzione della patria" by Fabio Finotti at Palazzo di Montecitorio

 October 19, Monte Carlo, presentation of Svegliamoci Italici! at Scripta Manent bookshop

 October 17 – 18, Florence, States-General on the Italian Language. Participation at the round table Italofonia e comunità italofone

 October 6, Rome, participation at the presentation of “Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo 2016”

 June 13, Monza, event “Italici. Il nuovo commonwealth come fattore di business per le imprese italiane sui mercati esteri” in collaboration with Chamber of Commerce of Monza e Brianza

 May 27, Nice, presentation of Svegliamoci Italici! at Hôtel Royal in collaboration with the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Nice

 April 6, Milan, event “Italic Design Thinkingat Giannino Bassetti Foundation

 February 16, Naples, event “Italici svegliamoci e “rammendiamo” il Mezzogiorno!” at Palazzo delle Arti

2015

September 29, presentation of Svegliamoci Italici! Manifesto per un futuro glocal book in Monza, Novaluna Association

September 18, presentation of Svegliamoci Italici! book, in Bari, Fiera del Levante.

September 6, presentation of Svegliamoci Italici! book  in Milano, during the event Senza perderci di vista, in Festa of Democratic Party with Eugenio Marino, National responsible for PD of Italians in the World, and Fabio Porta, President Italians in the World Commettee.

July 23, Milan, presentation of Svegliamoci Italici! book  in ISPI, during the event, “Reset Italia. Un progetto globale per il paese (ed. Guerini)”, with Ambassador Giancarlo ARAGONA, ISPI, Giovanni BRAUZZI, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Luigi TIVELLI.

June 23, Bergamo, presentation of Svegliamoci Italici! book, with Major Giorgio Gori, Sen. Gilberto Bonalumi and Vice director of L’Eco di Bergamo, Franco Cattaneo.

June 17, Milan, event Glocalization and Italicity, promoted by Assocamerestero and Globus et Locus, in Palazzo Giureconsulti.

June 9, Lugano, presentation of Svegliamoci Italici! book, during the event "Form Italophonia to italicity", in General Consulate of Italy. Woth Ambassador Cosimo Risi, Consul Marcello Fondi; Remigio Ratti, Carlo Cattaneo Association. 

June 6, participation of President Piero Bassetti to “Otto e Mezzo”, broadcast, in order to speak of his book and of the concept of Italicity.

May 28, Milan, presentation of “Svegliamoci Italici!” book in Istituto Lombardo, Brera Academy.

May 15, Milan, presentation of Svegliamoci Italici! book in Wired Next Fest, with Andrea Illy.

May 15, Turin, presentation of Svegliamoci Italici! book in Turin Book Fair, with Sergio Chiamparino, President Piedmont Region and Luca Ubaldeschi, Vice Director of La Stampa.

April 16, Milan, Fondazione Corriere della Sera, presentation of the Book Svegliamoci Italici!, by Piero Bassetti, with Ferruccio De Bortoli, Corriere dalla Sera Director, Fabio Finotti, Director of Center for Italian Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Giuseppe Recchi, President Telecom.

March 13. Brescia, Confartigianato, presentation of the Book Svegliamoci Italici! by Piero Bassetti

February 28, Udine, University of Udine, presentation of the Book Svegliamoci Italici!, by Piero Bassetti

      

2014

October 22, Florence, States-General on the Italian Language. Participation at the round table Italofonia: prospettive dall’estero.

15th  July, Book presentation  "La rete italica. Idee per un Commonwealth" of Niccolò d'Aquino. Napoli, Istituto di Studi Filosofici

9-10th May, In ternational conference in Swiss on the issue of the defense of italian language "L'italiano sulla frontiera. Vivere le sfide linguistiche della globalizzazione e dei media"

25 March - 15th  May, "Voci del verbo migrare", course on migrations organized by Centro Interculturale di Torino in collaboration with Centro Altreitalie

2013

2013, We worked on a seminar in partnership with the Center for Italian Studies of the University of Pennsylvania, “Italicity. The Languages of Italy in United States between tradition and innovation”, which took place in Philadelphia in April 2013, within the frame of the celebration for the Year of Italian Culture in the U.S.A., proclaimed by the former Italian Ambassador to the U.S., Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata.

2012:

15 December 2012, "Quali politiche linguistiche per l'italiano", seminar organized by Swiss association Coscienza Svizzera.

10 November 2012, Piero Bassetti becomes president of è presidente del direction commettee of TALEA Project, Il merito mette radici. Promoted by Ethnoland Foundation, on the issue of immigrants. Presidente Bassetti attended, as a lecturer, to the event “Stati generali dell’immigrazione

20 October 2012, Turin, participation to the seminar of  27th anniversary of Italophone media Community

September  2012, “Glocalism and identity: languages of Italic civilization”, paper by Piero Bassetti to the book “Valori identitari e imprenditorialità”, project FIRB -Ministry of University and Research, promoted by Ente Friulani nel mondo and by a Network of Italian Universities

28 February 2012, Milan, Seminar: "Uscire dalla crisi. I valori degli Italiani alla prova"

2011

July 2011, Community Italicity on Facebook, published as fan page of the project and not directly referring to a person or organization. In fact it aims at aggregating the Italics on the web in a bottom-up approach, and not identifying itself with Globus et Locus. So far it has been a winning approach, because the concept of Italicity is increasingly becoming renown and appreciated by the Facebook users.

2011 15-16th April, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, International conference “From the unity of Italians to the Unity of italics” promoted by the Center for Italian Studies, Italian Consulate in Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, with Globus et Locus. This international conference has been devoted to the present contributions of Italic culture to global culture.

2011, Turin, 150 Summer Academy, Centro Altreitalie on the issue of new human mobilities in 2011, 150th Year of Italian Unity

2011, Udine, University, lectio magistralis at Project “Identity values and entrepreneurship

2010:

5th -6th  November 2010 , Lugano: 25 Anniversary of Comunità Radiotelevisiva Italofona

2010, 5th - 7th July, Turin, Summer Academy, Centro Altreitalie on the issue: Italian migrations and glocalization2010, Torino, New York, Philadelphia, presentation of "Italic Lessons", in collaboration with Centro Altreitalie, Calandra Institute of New York and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

4th -12th  June 2010, Camaldoli, seminar of Fondazione  Ethnoland

27th -29th  May 2010, Florence, Piero Bassetti took part as a lecturer, to the seminar Piazza delle Lingue of Accademia della Crusca, dedicated to the issue “l’Italiano degli altri", Italian of the others

2009, Philadelphia, Seminar “Languages, cultures, identities of Italy in the world” promoted by AISLLI and University of Pennsylvania

2008:

2008, Column Globo Italico, America Oggi (NY)

2008, New York, round table “Italy-city. The internet generation. Global, local or g-local?”, promoted by i-Italy, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, John D.Calandra Italian American Institute, Bordighera Press, Consulate General of Italy in New York

2009, Lugano. Presentation of “Italici” in collaboration with Città di Lugano.                

2008, Round table “Italy-city. The internet generation.. Global, local or g-local?”, with i-Italy, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, John D.Calandra Italian American Institute, Bordighera Press, Consulate General of Italy in New York, New York

2007, Online publication of the “Italicando” blog: www.globusetlocus.org/blog

2006:

2006, Radio programme entitled, “Dante Vagante” (“Wandering Dante”) in partnership with RTSI (Swiss Italian broadcaster) and the Comunità Radiotelevisiva Italofona (Italian language radio and television community)

2006, Seminar entitled “Glocalismo e Lingua Italiana: sfide e prospettive” (“Glocalsim and the Italian language: challenges and outlooks”) in concert with the IULM University Foundation, Milan

Seminars in concert with the Catholic University of America (Washington):

2005, Vilnius  “Globalization, national identities and the quality of life”

2004, Milan “Cultural diversity in the perspective of an enlarged Europe”

2003, Washington “Italic Identities and Pluralistic Contexts”

2002 , Washington “The essence of Italian Culture and the challenge of the global age”

 

Other relevant initiatives:

2003/2004, the study “Lombardi nel mondo” (Lombards around the world) in cooperation with the IRER (Istituto Regionale di Ricerca della Lombardia  - Regional Research Institute of Lombardy) and the Region of Lombardy

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