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The winner of the 2018 prize, announced at the ASMI conference in November, is Caterina Scalvedi, of the University of Illinois at Chicago, for her essay 'Catholic Missionaries in Italian Somalia: Baptisms, Education, and the "Problem" of Meticci (1924–1930)'. The deadline for submissions for the 2019 prize is 31 July.  


Joint winners of the 2017 prize, announced at the ASMI conference in December, were Sarah Culhane, formerly of the University of Bristol, for her essay ‘Locating the audience within the pages of a fan magazine: the audience-star relation as told through Hollywood (1945–1953)’, and Glauco Schettini, of Fordham University, for his essay 'Building the Third Rome: The New District in Prati di Castello, 1870–95'. The deadline for submissions for the 2018 prize is 31 July.  

ASMI's 2017 'Modern Italy' lecture.

11 Oct 2017, 18:00 Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU In collaboration with the Modern Italian History seminars and the Rethinking Modern Europe seminars, the Institute of Historical Research and the Association for the Study of Modern Italy present ASMI's 2017 'Modern Italy' lecture. Enrico Franceschini (London correspondent of La Repubblica) Goodbye London: will Brexit be the end of the love affair between Italians and England? This event is free and open to all.