History seminars at the IHR

Modern Italian History

Convenors: Christopher Duggan (Reading), Ilaria Favretto (Kingston), Maurizio Isabella (QMUL), Axel Körner (UCL), Carl Levy (Goldsmiths)

All meetings will take place on Wednesdays at 5:30. Due to ongoing works at Senate House the venue of our seminar has changed to different rooms in both Senate House.  Stewart House is adjacent to the main Senate House building. The Stewart House seminar rooms can be accessed via the Russell Square entrance(32, Russell Square, WC1B 5DN).  Ask at any reception for directions to any of the seminar rooms.

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Ilaria Favretto: I.Favretto@kingston.ac.uk

Venue:  Bedford Room G37, Ground floor, Senate House, South block unless otherwise stated

Time: Wednesday, 5.30pm

Autumn Term 2014
DateSeminar details
15 October Book launch and discussion of:

Victorian Radicals and Italian Democrats (Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series, 2014)
Marcella Pellegrino Sutcliffe (Cambridge)

Discussants: Maurizio Isabella (QMUL), Gregory Claeys (RHUL)
Chair: Christopher Duggan

Venue: Bedford Room G37, Ground floor, Senate House, South block


26 November The Fascist Party and Popular Opinion in Mussolini's Italy (OUP, 2012)

Paul Corner (University of Siena)

Introduction: Axel Körner (UCL)
Discussants: Carl Levy (Goldsmiths, Chair), Jane Caplan (Oxford), Stephen Lovell (KCL)

Venue: UCL, Department of History, 23-26 Gordon Square, Room G.09/10 (entrance from the rear of the building / Campus)


(in collaboration with UCL Centre for Transnational History)


10 December Book launch and discussion of:

Women and the Reinvention of the Political (Routledge, August 2014)
Maud Bracke (University of Glasgow)

Discussant: Luisa Passerini (University of Turin)
Chair: Ilaria Favretto (Kingston)

Venue: Bedford Room G37, Ground floor, Senate House, South block