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January, 2014

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Presented by the Consulate General of Italy, Centro Primo Levi, NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò, Italian Cultural Institute, Italian Academy at Columbia University, Calandra Institute of Italian American Studies at CUNY.

January 27 | 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Consulate General of Italy, 690 Park Avenue

Ceremony of the reading of the names of the Jews deported from Italy and the Italian territories

January 29 | 6:00 pm

CUNY John Calandra Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, NY

Research Notes on Italian Jewish Exiles in the United States, 1938-1945

Fraser Ottanelli (University of South Florida)

January 30 | 6:00 pm

NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimo, 24 West 12th Street, NY

The Longest Journey, The Deportation of the Jews of Rhodes

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February 4 | Program details

The Liberty of Knowledge. Remembering Rita Levi Montalcini

The Saga of the Nerve Growth Factor, Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Avenue, NY, (10 am to 1 pm)

Opening remarks: Riccardo Viale (ICI)

Introduction: Moses Chao (NYU)

Speakers: Ralph Bradshaw (UC/Irvine), Ruth Angeletti (Albert Einstein), Lloyd Greene (Columbia University)

Conclusions: Eric Kandel (Columbia University).

A Young Jewish scientist in Fascist Italy

Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, (5 pm to 8 pm, reception to follow)

Opening remarks: Alessandro Di Rocco (NYU, CPL), Piero Fassino (Mayor of Turin). Speakers: Annalisa Capristo (Center for American Studies, Rome), Antonino Cattaneo (Fondazione Ebri).

Conclusions: Emma Bonino (Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs).

February 13  | 5:00 pm

Italian Academy at Columbia University, 1161, Amsterdam Avenue

Gender and Anti-Semitism: Women’s Rights Yesterday and Today

Victoria De Grazia (Columbia University), Yasmine Ergas (Columbia University), Elissa Bemporad (CUNY). Download program

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