Special events

Special events

Conferences, exhibitions, and diplomatic events that make our programme even more flavourful and diverse. 

KIN, PEOPLE OR NATION? A Book Launch and Panel Discussion featuring Professor Victor Neumann

KIN, PEOPLE OR NATION? A Book Launch and Panel Discussion featuring Professor Victor Neumann

Join us for a though-provoking and scintillating academic debate featuring Victor Neumann,  Professor of History at the West University of Timișoara, author of Kin, People or Nation?, Dan Stone, Professor of Modern History at Royal Holloway, University of London,  Gabi Reigh, translator. The event is chaired by Neil Titman, Director...

26/05/2022 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, London 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH

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Brâncuși around the world

Brâncuși around the world

We are celebrating today Constantin Brâncuși, Romanian sculptor, painter and photographer considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th-century and a pioneer of modernism.  This journey explores the essence of Brâncuși from Tate Modern in London in a rediscovery of the iconic artist through the eyes of Matthew...

19/02/2022 @ Online, Social Media RCI London
Sanda Miller: A Celebration of her Formidable Legacy

Sanda Miller: A Celebration of her Formidable Legacy

The Romanian Cultural Institute in London hosts, on the International Holocaust  Remembrance Day, a tribute to the Jewish art historian Sanda Miller well known for her authoritative study of the Romanian sculptor Constantin Brâncuși and for her  invaluable contribution to the history of fashion and visual arts....

27/01/2022 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH
Historical Talk: The Unification of the Romanian Principalities and its International Dimension

Historical Talk: The Unification of the Romanian Principalities and its International Dimension

RCI London is marking a day with historical relevance, the unification of the Romanian Principalities that took place on the 24th of January 1859. In a short talk, Prof. Dumitru Preda PhD, presents the unfolding of the events, the international context, and its importance in the formation of the modern nation-state.   Prof....

24/01/2022 @ Online: Romanian Cultural Institute Facebook Page and Youtube
Balkan Noir: Is Romania Crime Fiction's Wild East? – A Discussion with Renowned Crime Fiction Authors

Balkan Noir: Is Romania Crime Fiction's Wild East? – A Discussion with Renowned Crime Fiction Authors

While the increased translation, circulation and consumption of crime fiction is to be applauded, the internationalisation of the genre has led to further distinctive characteristics being imposed on the genre. Moreover, despite the internationalisation, usually crime novels are adapted to the national context in which they are produced. Crime...

16/11/2021 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Bristol Festival of Ideas 2021: What is the Future for Mid-size Cities? - Panel discussion

Bristol Festival of Ideas 2021: What is the Future for Mid-size Cities? - Panel discussion

The fourth Festival of the Future City takes place 20-21 October 2021 and aims to be the largest public debate about the future of cities. Bringing together politicians, writers, artists, scientists, change-makers, academics, journalists, students, policy makers, roboticists, philosophers, filmmakers, city-builders and more, the festival themes...

18/10/2021 @ Romanian Cultural Institute in London, 1 Belgrave Square SW1X 8PH
“We are not alone”: Legacies of Eugenics - Exhibition curated by Professor Marius Turda

“We are not alone”: Legacies of Eugenics - Exhibition curated by Professor Marius Turda

Join The Wiener Holocaust Library to mark the launch of a new travelling exhibition, curated by Professor Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University), which explores the history and legacies of eugenics, a hundred years on from the influential Second International Congress of Eugenics held at the American Museum of Natural History in New...

21 - 30/09/2021 @ The Wiener Holocaust Library, London
On Good Life: a Fascinating Philosophical Lecture by Cristian Iftode

On Good Life: a Fascinating Philosophical Lecture by Cristian Iftode

Specialized in ancient Greek philosophy, with a predilection for Aristotle, Cristian Iftode's interrogative stakes extend to the way we construct our ethical principles and examine our decisions, questioning notions of happiness and virtue. Part of Today Consequential, the eclectic and thought-provoking series of lectures and debates...

15/09/2021 @ online | Website, Facebook page and YouTube channel
Open House London: The Majestic 1 Belgrave Square is Welcoming Visitors

Open House London: The Majestic 1 Belgrave Square is Welcoming Visitors

The Romanian Cultural Institute is delighted to open its doors and welcome visitors for Open House, a huge city-wide celebration of openness and exploring the architecture and urban landscape of London. Built in 1828 and leased to the Romanian foreign ministry in 1936, the majestic 1 Belgrave Square was the official residence of the...

11 - 12/09/2021 @ RCI London, 1 Belgrave Square
The Romanian Language Day: Special Talk by Oana Uță Bărbulescu about the first historical document written in Romanian, the famous Neacșu's Letter

The Romanian Language Day: Special Talk by Oana Uță Bărbulescu about the first historical document written in Romanian, the famous Neacșu's Letter

The Romanian Language Day is celebrated every year on 31 August and, on this occasion, we are hosting a special lecture by Oana Uță Bărbulescu, Lector in Romanian Language at the University of Oxford and Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Letters. Oana Uță Bărbulescu will immerse our online audiences in...

31/08/2021 @ online | Website, Facebook page and YouTube channel
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