To Arbëreshë in the Coming Times


Seminar on Arbëreshë music, culture, literature, heritage, history, and more.

Talk & Live Conversation

ZOOM & Facebook LIVE: Friday, June 12, 2020 11AM ET / 17:00CET



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

Andrew Kaczynski is the senior editor and founding member of CNN’s KFILE — the leading investigation team for the social, mobile generation. KFILE is widely praised as a “scoop team,” known for breaking news by scouring the internet through research, fact checking, and investigative reporting. Topic: On his Arbëreshë ancestry history.


Dino Korca

Director of Albanian Institute New York
Welcoming remarks, and moderating. Presenting from New York

ZOOM & Facebook LIVE:
Friday, June 12, 2020
11 AM ET / 17:00 CET


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