The Italian Chamber of Commerce and its Italian Young Professionals are pleased to invite you to attend an inspiring talk with Beppe Severgnini, Italian Journalist, Essayist and Columnist.
His opinions and words about politics and current events have made him a renowned figure in Italy and around the world.
In 2001 Queen Elizabeth II awarded him the title of Officer of the Order of the British Empire and in 2004, in Brussels, he was voted “European Journalist of the Year”.
He hosts a daily column for the online edition of the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera called Italians, which has steadily grown in popularity since, eventually becoming one of the most read regular features of the newspaper’s website.
Don’t miss out on this exclusive event and get the chance to meet Beppe Severgnini, know more about his experiences about living and working abroad, while building up a successful career.
The event is part of the XIX Week of the Italian Language in the World: “L’Italiano sul Palcoscenico (Italian Language On Stage)“
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Beppe Severgnini is a columnist and an editor at the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, which he joined in 1995. He became a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times in 2013. His writing has appeared in The Financial Times and The Economist, where he was the Italy correspondent from 1996 to 2003.
He’s the author of 17 books, including the American bestsellers Ciao, America! An Italian Discovers the U.S. and La Bella Figura: A Field Guide to the Italian Mind. His most recent books are Italiani Si Rimane (Solferino, Milan 2018) – a memoir – and Off the Rails – A Train Trip Through Life (Berkley, New York 2019).
Mr. Severgnini studied law at the University of Pavia. As a foreign correspondent, he was posted in London, Moscow and Washington DC; he also covered Eastern Europe, China and the Middle East.
The Work Project, 15/F Soundwill Plaza Ii - Midtown1-29 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
October 25 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
IYP: 100 HKD
Members: 150 HKD
Non-Members: 250 HKD
(including Italian aperitivo)
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