Below you will find a short list of academic associations and institutions dedicated to the study of Italy. We’d be happy to hear suggestions for inclusions here.

See also the links to blogs and sites dedicated to Italy under ‘Blogroll’ at the bottom right-hand corner of our Home Page.


Professional associations

Association for the Study of Modern Italy

The professional body for UK scholars of modern Italy, especially its politics and history

Società italiana per lo studio della storia contemporanea

An association of contemporary historians, mainly but not exclusively concerned with Italy.

American Association for Teachers of Italian

The professional association of teachers in schools, colleges and universities in North America, responsible also for publishing the journal Italica

The Society for Italian Studies

The Society supports academic work on Italy in Britain and Ireland. It is responsible for the journal Italian Studies and runs a biennial conference.

Links in Australasia

Italian Historical Society (Melbourne)

The IHS, established in 1980, collects primary materials on Italian immigration to Australia and has a very useful journal accessible through this site.

Spunti e ricerche

Australia’s premier journal of Italian Studies, with a particular interest in literature

Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities

LCNAU connects tertiary languages educators across Australia to strengthen the sector through advocacy, collaboration, research and support.