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MapsBordersTerritories #4: Frontaliers and protection of the Italian language in Switzerland.

Date:

11/26/20


MapsBordersTerritories #4: Frontaliers and protection of the Italian language in Switzerland.

Gabriele Paleari and Sergio Savoia in conversation.

The border between Switzerland and Italy has been almost unchanged, except for minor tweaks, since Italy’s unification in 1861. However porous, the border divides two countries with very different political systems and, to paraphrase Churchill, the two countries are divided by a common language. The relationship that Swiss Italians have with the language they share with Italians has been at the forefront of Sergio Savoia’s writing career, and at the centre of the discussion around Frontaliers, a popular spoof comedy TV series and a film about Italian cross-borders commuters in Switzerland…

**This event will be in Italian**

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Information

Date: Thursday, November 26, 2020

Time: From 7:30 pm To 8:30 pm

Organised by : IIC Londra

In collaboration with : IIC Dublino, IIC Edimburgo

Admission : Free


Location:

online

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