To Arbëreshë in the Coming Times
Friday, June 12, 2020
Presented by Albanian Institute
Seminar on Arbëreshë music, culture, literature, heritage, history, and more.
ZOOM & Facebook LIVE / Friday, June 12, 2020 / 11AM ET / 17:00 CET
Join Albanian Institute as we convene the foremost scholars of Arbëreshë and Albanalogy from every field to present from language, literature, and music to culture, history, and heritage and encourage towards a better understanding and appreciation of our values and time-honored traditions. This event is part of the Arbëreshë Program, and will be accessible and archived at our partner’s platform Google Cultural Institute that brings the world’s cultural treasures to anyone, anywhere.
Prof. Françesko Altimari — Scholar of Albanogy, Prof of Albanian language and literature. Università della Calabria. On language and literary heritage. Presenting from Calabria, Italy.
Prof. Matteo Mandalà — Head of the Albanological Department. Università degli Studi di Palermo. The arrival and history of the Arbëresh in Italy. Presenting from the Sicilian capital Palermo, Italy.
Prof. Nicola Scaldaferri — Director of Ethnomusicology & Visual Anthropology, University of Milan. On the music of the Arbëreshë. Presenting from Milano, Italy.
Andrew Kaczynski — The Senior Editor and founding member of CNN’s KFILE — the leading investigation team for the social, mobile generation. Topic: On his Arbëreshë ancestry history.
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