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Would you like to keep in touch with fellow Monash Prato alumni and find out what's new at the Monash Prato Centre? Join us at an event.

Monash Prato Alumni Lavazza Italian Film Festival Event

An annual event for Monash Prato Alumni in Melbourne.

Come for an aperitivo before the film screening to find out what other Monash Prato Alumni* are doing today and what’s new at the Monash Prato Centre.

To receive an invitation to the event, you must keep your contact details up-to-date.

*You must have studied in Prato and have already graduated from Monash to be eligible for this event.

Bill Kent Memorial Lecture Series

An annual public event with Monash Arts.

26 November 2019, Melbourne

How to be a Renaissance Woman: Make up, Beauty and Dieting in Sixteenth-century Italy

Professor Jill Burke, Chair of Renaissance Visual and Material Cultures, University of Edinburgh

Past lectures

2018, Melbourne

'The Sound of a Wall: Spatial and Sensory Boundaries between Christians, Jews, and Muslims in Renaissance and Early Modern Italy'

Professor Nicholas Terpstra, University of Toronto

2017, Melbourne

Coping with Plague: Public Health and Epidemics in Renaissance Italy

Professor John Henderson, Professor of Italian Renaissance History in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London; Research Professor at Monash University, Melbourne; and Fellow of Wolfson College, University of Cambridge

2016, Melbourne

Uses and Abuses of Intelligence from Dante to Machiavelli

Professor Lino Pertile, Carl A. Pescosolido Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University, and former Paul E. Geier Director of Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies

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Read about other past events held in Melbourne.