Traveling around the world with a teapot

Traveling around the world with a teapot

by Christina Kolyva • 19 May 2009 Nessun Commento »

With tea being zealously consumed in all corners of the world, it is not at all surprising that a huge number of tea drinking rituals and habits are followed by diverse societies and ethnicities all around the globe today.

For the…


Devoured by your own shrinks: Naples’ excruciating disaster

Devoured by your own shrinks: Naples’ excruciating disaster

by Matteo Incisa • 5 Jun 2008 Nessun Commento »

Three days in Naples usually grants you an experience hardly definable other than ‘great’: the charming breath of a past European capital hits you with its magnificent palaces, breathtaking views, irrational toponymy and intense decay. How not to mention the…


European identity? The (almost complete) failure of an empirical test

European identity? The (almost complete) failure of an empirical test

by Matteo Incisa • 18 May 2008 4 Commenti »

Manila, the 29th of April 2008

As far as I can remember, I have always been a convinced supporter of the European Union. Even when this implied, for Italy as for many other countries, the amazing rise of prices following the…


From Syria, once the Cradle of Civilizations, to Italy

From Syria, once the Cradle of Civilizations, to Italy

by Luna Brozzi • 14 May 2008 7 Commenti »

I close my eyes, I think of Damascus… I see a corner dressed with jasmines, I smell their intoxicating perfume…. In just a few seconds, the thought of these simple flowers floods my mind with delightful memories, and for a…


You may have the universe if I may have Italy

You may have the universe if I may have Italy

by Thomas Greenaway • 1 Mar 2008 1 Commento »

A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen what it is expected a man should see - Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, the famous 18th Century English poet, essayist, critic, lexicographer and…


Interview with Roozbeh Naghshineh, young Iranian architect

Interview with Roozbeh Naghshineh, young Iranian architect

by Roozbeh Naghshineh • 24 Feb 2008 Nessun Commento »

Why have you chosen to study abroad? And why in Milan?

The main reason for applying to an international university course in Milan was to experience a different academic system; moreover the opportunity to enroll to an University of acceptable cost…