Seminario Italia contemporanea / Modern Italy Seminar

 

The British School at Rome and the École française de Rome are pleased to announce the launch of a regular seminar series in Rome dedicated to Modern Italian History. To be hosted by various academies and conducted in English or Italian, its aims are:

  • to bring together visiting and resident Italian modernists
  • to showcase, promote and explore newly published and current research underway in Italy
  • to inform on other relevant academic events

 

Rome Modern Italian History Seminar series 2018/19

 

John Foot, (Bristol University)

“Writing a History of Contemporary Italy.”

Discussant: Umberto Gentiloni, (La Sapienza)

Thursday 18 October 2018, 5.00-7.00pm.

Biblioteca di Storia Moderna e Contemporanea, Via Caetani, 32, 00186, Roma

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Hans Bonde, (Københavns Universitet)

“IL CORPO ROMANO - Da Cesare a Silvio. L’estetica della politica nel corso di due millenni.”

Discussant: Paola Salvatori, (Pisa)

Thursday 15 November 2018, 5.00-7.00pm. British School at Rome, Via Gramsci, 61, 00197, Roma

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Roberto Romani, (Università di Teramo)

“Sensibilities of the Risorgimento: Reason and Passions in Political Thought.”

Gabriella Romani (Seton Hall University)

“Erminia Fuà Fusinato: a Jewish patriot in Rome (1871-1876).

Thursday 22 November 2018, 5.00-7.00pm.

Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome (KNIR), Auditorium, Via Omero, 10, 00197, Roma

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Elisa Tizzoni, (European University Institute)

“La politica turistica del fascismo tra consenso interno e proiezione internazionale”

Discussant: Annunziata Berrino, (Federico II Napoli)

Thursday 13 December 2018, 5.00-7.00 pm.

Ecole française de Rome (Crypta Balbi, via de Delfini, 14, 00186, Roma)

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Galadriel Ravelli (University of Bath)

“Mercenaries or Freedom Fighters? Italian Neo-fascism’s transnational trajectories in the Cold War.”

Discussant: Guido Panvini (Sapienza)

24 January 2019, 5.00-7.00pm.

BSCM / an Academy, Roma

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 Jim Carter (American Academy in Rome)

“Communities of Labour. Adriano Olivetti and the Redemption of Modernity”

Discussant: Chiara Giorgi (Pisa)

 14 February 2019, 5.00-7.00pm.

Ecole française de Rome, Piazza Navona, 62, 00186, Roma, Sala seminari

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 Blanche Lacoste (Ecole Française de Rome)

“A musical perspective on religions and migration in today’s Rome.”

Discussant: Rosanna De Longis (Biblioteca di storia moderna e contemporanea)

21 March 2019, 5.00-7.00pm.

Accademia di Romania, 1 Piazzale José de San Martin, 00197, Roma.

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For further information:

Simon Martin, Research Fellow, British School at Rome

Email: simon.martin(at)bsrome.it

 

Marie Bossaert, École française de Rome

Email: marie.bossaert(at)gmail.com

 

Rome Modern Italian History Seminar series 2017/18

 

October
Florian Mussgnug, (University College London)
Ghosts of the Future: Divergent Temporalities in Modern Italian Fiction
Tuesday 24 October, 5.30pm-7.30pm

The British School at Rome, Via Antonio Gramsci 61


November:
Barbie Latza Nadeau, (Rome Bureau Chief, Newsweek)
Roadmap to Hell: Sex, Drugs & Guns on the Mafia Coast
Tuesday 14 November, 5.30-7.30pm.
University of California in Rome, Piazza dell’Orologio, 7 (1st Floor)

 

December:


Victoria Witkowski, (European University Institute)

Memorialising Fascism and Empire: Rodolfo Graziani and Selective Memory in 20th Century Italy

Thursday 14 December 2017, 5.00-7.00pm.
Ecole française de Rome, Piazza Navona, 62, 00186, Roma, Sala seminari (ground floor/piano terra)

 

January:

Leslie Cozzi (Hammer Museum/AAR)

Relation and Collaboration in Contemporary Italian Art

 

Wednesday 24 January, 5:30-7:30pm.
Accademia Americana, Via Angelo Masina, 5, 00153 Roma

 

February:

Nick Carter  (Australian Catholic University)

Balbo's Ghost : Remembering and re-remembering Italo Balbo in post-war and contemporary Italy.

Wednesday 14 February, 5:30-7:30pm.

Reale Istituto Neerlandese di Roma, Via Omero 10/12 00197 Roma

 

March:

Diana Garvin, (University of Oregon/AAR)

When cuisines collide. Food in Fascist Italy

Monday 26 March, 18:30–20:00
American Academy in Rome, Via Angelo Masina, 5, 00153 Roma

April:
Marie Bassi (École française de Rome)

La « governance » dell’immigrazione e dell’asilo in Sicilia: all’incrocio tra logiche di accoglienza, di controllo e dimensioni economiche

Thursday 19 April 2018, 17.30–19.30

British School at Rome,Via Antonio Gramsci, 61, 00197 Roma

 

May:

Anna Wegener (Accademia di Danimarca)

Translating Scandinavian Literature in Fascist Italy

Tuesday 15 May 2018, 18.00-19.30.

Accademia di Danimarca, Via Omero 10, 00197, Roma


Ilaria Favretto, (Kingston University, UK)

La fabbrica in piazza: culture e metodi di lotta operaia nell’Italia repubblicana

Tuesday 29 May 2018, 5.15-7.15pm.

Biblioteca di Storia Moderna e Contemporanea, Sala Conferenza,
Via Michelangelo Caetani, 32, 00186, Roma

 

June:

Daniel Hedinger (DHI)

War of Empires. Towards a trans-imperial history of the Second World War

Tuesday 5 june 2018, 5.30-7.30pm.

Deutsches historisches Institut in Rome, Via Aurelia Antica, 391, 00165 Roma

 

 

http://www.efrome.it/fr/la-recherche/seminaires/italia-contemporanea-modern-italy.html

http://www.bsr.ac.uk/modern-italian-history-seminar-series

 

We welcome proposals from any resident or visiting scholar interested in presenting their research. Please contact:
Simon Martin (simon.martin(at)bsrome.it) & Fabrice Jesné (dirmod(at)efrome.it)

 

Seminario Italia contemporanea 2017/2018

 

Ottobre
Florian Mussgnug, (University College London)
Ghosts of the Future: Divergent Temporalities in Modern Italian Fiction
Martedì 24 ottobre, ore 17:30-19:30

The British School at Rome, Via Antonio Gramsci 61


Novembre:
Barbie Latza Nadeau, (Rome Bureau Chief, Newsweek)
Roadmap to Hell: Sex, Drugs & Guns on the Mafia Coast
Martedì 14 novembre, ore 17:30-19:30
University of California in Rome, Piazza dell’Orologio, 7 (1st Floor)

 

Dicembre:


Victoria Witkowski, (European University Institute)

Memorialising Fascism and Empire: Rodolfo Graziani and Selective Memory in 20th Century Italy

Giovedì 14 dicembre 2017, ore 17:00-19:00
Ecole française de Rome, Piazza Navona, 62, 00186, Roma, Sala seminari (ground floor/piano terra)

 

Gennaio:

Leslie Cozzi (Hammer Museum/AAR)

Relation and Collaboration in Contemporary Italian Art

Mercoledì 24 gennaio, 17:30-19:30.

Accademia Americana, Via Angelo Masina, 5, 00153 Roma

 

Febbraio:

Nick Carter  (Australian Catholic University)

Balbo's Ghost : Remembering and re-remembering Italo Balbo in post-war and contemporary Italy.

Mercoledì 14 febbraio, 17:30-19:30.

Reale Istituto Neerlandese di Roma, Via Omero 10/12 00197 Roma

 

Marzo:

Diana Garvin, (University of Oregon/AAR)

When cuisines collide. Food in Fascist Italy

Lunedì 26 marzo, 18:30–20:00
American Academy in Rome, Via Angelo Masina, 5, 00153 Roma

Aprile:
Marie Bassi (École française de Rome)

La « governance » dell’immigrazione e dell’asilo in Sicilia: all’incrocio tra logiche di accoglienza, di controllo e dimensioni economiche

Giovedì 19 April 2018, 17.30–19.30

British School at Rome,Via Antonio Gramsci, 61, 00197 Roma

 

Maggio:

Anna Wegener (Accademia di Danimarca)

Translating Scandinavian Literature in Fascist Italy

Martedì 15 maggio 2018, 18.00-19.30.

Accademia di Danimarca, Via Omero 10, 00197, Roma


Ilaria Favretto, (Kingston University, UK)

La fabbrica in piazza: culture e metodi di lotta operaia nell’Italia repubblicana

Martedì 29 May 2018, 17:15-19:15.

Biblioteca di Storia Moderna e Contemporanea, Sala Conferenza,
Via Michelangelo Caetani, 32, 00186, Roma

 

Giugno:

Daniel Hedinger (DHI)

War of Empires. Towards a trans-imperial history of the Second World War

Martedì 5 giugno 2018, 17:30-19:30.

Deutsches historisches Institut in Rome, Via Aurelia Antica, 391, 00165 Roma

 

Rome Modern Italian History Seminar series 2016/17

 

 7 November 2016, British School at Rome
Vanda Wilcox (John Cabot University): "Per una più grande Italia? Motivation and morale in the First World War"
13 December 2016, Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome
"Oskar Pollak e la sua collezione di guide di Roma"
11 January 2017, Ecole française de Rome
Marie Bossaert (EFR) "Il nemico per antonomasia. I turchi nella storia locale italiana"
1 February 2017, American Academy in Rome/University of
Southern California
Jessica Marglin: “Nationality on Trial: International Private Law across the Nineteenth-Century Mediterranean”
1 March 2017, Accademia di Danimarca
Jan-Jonathan Bock (The Woolf Institute and St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge): “The L’Aquila Earthquake - Destruction, Despair and Berlusconi”
4 April 2017, Deutsches Historisches Institut in Rom
Patrick Houlihan: "Global catholicism during the First World War"
9 May 2017, Academia Belgica
Dries Vanysacker (KU Leuven): "The Attitude of the Holy See Toward Sport During the Fascist Era"
13 June 2017, British School at Rome
Paul Garfinkel (Simon Fraser University): "Criminal Law in Liberal and Fascist Italy: A Reassessment"

 

http://www.efrome.it/fr/la-recherche/seminaires/italia-contemporanea-modern-italy.html

http://www.bsr.ac.uk/modern-italian-history-seminar-series

 

Sono gradite proposte per futuri seminari da studiosi residenti o visiting interessati a presentare la loro ricerca. Siete pregati di contattare:
Simon Martin (simon.martin(at)bsrome.it) & Fabrice Jesné (dirmod(at)efrome.it)

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