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Autore archivi: Amanda Esteves

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Student from Brazil studying art history, philosophy, literature and Italian at New York University in Florence. I speak Portuguese, Spanish, English and a little Italian and will study to become a journalist once I graduate from NYU.

    NYU’s La Pietra Dialogues hosts Social Media Conference in May Reporting in English

    On May 10th and 11th, from 9am until 6pm, the La Pietra Dialogues team and the Center for New Media and Society of the New Economic School of Moscow will be hosting a co-organized conference called “Social Media and Political Participation”. This discussion will take a look at how modern social media – such as

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    Machiavelli’s The Prince attends the La Pietra Dialogues Reporting in English

    Last week, during a La Pietra Dialogue titled “Tempi dubii, tempi avversi”, students and guests welcomed Stephen Holmes, Walter E. Meyer Professor of Law at New York University's School of Law, to the beautiful Villa Sassetti on the NYU campus. In a cozy conversation with the attendees, Holmes expounded upon the subtler points that Machiavelli

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    “La Mia Inquadratura”: Looking Through a Child’s Eye Reporting in English

    La Mia Inquadratura is an independent initiative to foster children’s creativity and present the world with that unique point of view that is sometimes overlooked. The LMI group began its first project in Panciu, Romania in 2009 with a photography workshop involving local youngsters. This proved to be a great success, leading the group to

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    La Pietra Dialogues hosts student-organized event: Papal Elections 101 Reporting in English

    On Tuesday, March 12th, La Pietra Dialogues will host an entirely student-organized event at Villa Sassetti. This event will cover the basics of the papal elections from a political point of view as well as give attendees a historical background of the papacy and the last papal resignation. Come and see why Pope Benedict’s resignation

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    A Look at the last Elections and the Future of Italian Policies Reporting in English

    This Friday, the La Pietra Dialogues team hosted a day-long conference analyzing the Italian Elections of 2013. Moving through various panels, the conference assessed polls, statistics and opinions before the elections, comparing them to the results – or lack thereof – divulged several days ago. The conference kicked off its first panel with a basic

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    Italy and the Rights of Others: The Different Rules for Emigrants and Immigrants Reporting in English

    At the Graduate Studies Seminar hosted in Villa Sassetti of NYU, Guido Tintori (Marie Curie Fellow at the Institute for History of the University of Leiden) and Rainer Bauböck (Professor of Social and Political Theory and Dean of Graduate Studies at the European University Institute) discussed the politics of the Italian identity. Resident immigrants in

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    The Italian Identity: What does it really mean? Reporting in English

    This upcoming Tuesday, March 5th, the La Pietra Dialogues and Graduate Studies Seminar will be hosting another event at the historical Villa La Pietra. This event will discuss an Italian situation that has become more apparent over the years: the fact that long-term immigrants in Italy from all over the world, including their Italy-born offspring, have yet

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    Passion and glamour brings the dance world to Florence Reporting in English

    This weekend in Florence, the weather was gloomy and cold. Inside the Danza in Fiera (DIF) festival however, there was no escaping the heat of passionate dancers sweating to make themselves noticed. This international event at the Fortezza da Basso attracted dancers of all ages from around the globe seeking enjoyment in every kind of

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