Special events

Special events

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

Events archive

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
Salut! RCI London's Online Romanian Classes are Back

Salut! RCI London's Online Romanian Classes are Back

We are delighted to announce that our popular language classes are back this autumn with five free modules addressing the needs of children and adults who want to start learning or improve their Romanian. The courses take place online, in a highly interactive and friendly environment, and are designed to help you achieve your language learning...

30/08 - 12/11/2021 @ online
The Intrinsic Beauty of Mathematics: a talk by the outstanding writer and mathematician Bogdan Suceavă

The Intrinsic Beauty of Mathematics: a talk by the outstanding writer and mathematician Bogdan Suceavă

The next event in Today Consequential – our series of talks and events on relevant contemporary topics intersecting several fields of studies - is a formidable lecture by the Romanian writer and mathematician Bogdan Suceavă. Exploring the history of Gazeta matematică / Mathematical Gazette, an iconic periodical for several generations...

28/06/2021 @ online | Website, Facebook page and YouTube channel
Ageing Buildings | Ageing Bodies: Romania at the London Festival of Architecture 2021

Ageing Buildings | Ageing Bodies: Romania at the London Festival of Architecture 2021

The interdisciplinary project "Ageing Buildings | Ageing Bodies", selected for London Festival of Architecture (LFA), has at its core two Romanian anthropologists, Dr Maria Șalaru (UCL) and Dr Gabriela Nicolescu (University of Oxford, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography) who encourage a new approach towards caring for...

02 - 22/06/2021 @ online | Website, Facebook page and YouTube channel
Ziua Copilului la ICR Londra: Primul eveniment cu public din acest an

Ziua Copilului la ICR Londra: Primul eveniment cu public din acest an

Primul eveniment cu public din acest an este dedicat de ICR Londra copiilor!   Vă așteptăm sâmbătă, 29 mai, de la ora 11.00, să sărbătorim împreună Ziua Copilului, alături de ES Laura Popescu, ambasadorul României la Londra, autoarea Marina Debattista, care va citi din „Dejunul unei...

29/05/2021 @ 1 Belgrave Square & online
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