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CALL FOR ARTICLES: Modern Languages Open (MLO) Submissions for the Italian Section

Liverpool University Press, one of the world’s leading publishers in the modern languages, will soon launch Modern Languages Open (MLO), a peer-reviewed platform for the open access publication of research from across the modern languages to a global audience. We are seeking contributions for the Italian section, covering all aspects and periods of Italian Studies.

Dr Simona Storchi, University of Leicester, is MLO’s Section Editor for Italian Studies.  For more information on MLO, including the composition of the Italian Editorial Board, please visit or contact the Italian Section Editor, Simona Storchi (

To submit papers, please follow the instructions here:

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ASMI in Rome: Iconographies of War

Visualising War: The Iconography of Conflict and the Italian Nation Arte di guerra in Italia: iconografia e nazione.

A two-day conference organized by the Association for the Study of Modern Italy (ASMI), The British School at Rome, and the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome.
Thursday 18th (Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna) and Friday 19th (British School at Rome) September 2014 Conference Organisers: Giuliana Pieri (Royal Holloway University of London) and Simona Storchi (University of Leicester)

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ASMI - Modern Italy Annual Lecture

Thursday 19 June
Italian Cultural Institute, Edinburgh


Lucy Hughes-Hallett

‘Gabriele D’Annunzio: Making a Life’

The Association for the Study of Modern Italy (ASMI) and its journal Modern Italy hold an annual public lecture each year. The lecturer is an author from outside the academic world who has published a significant work relating to modern or contemporary Italy.  Lucy Hughes-Hallett is author of The Pike, an acclaimed biography of Gabriele D’Annunzio. The volume won the Samuel Johnson prize 2013 and the Costa Book Award.

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