Modern Italian History

Venue: Past and Present Room N202, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Wednesdays 17:30

Convenors: Ilaria Favretto (Kingston), Carlotta Ferrara degli Uberti (UCL), Maurizio Isabella (QMUL), Axel Körner (UCL), Nico Pizzolato (Middlesex University).

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
27 September
17:15
Discussion of: Axel Körner, America in Italy: The United States in the Political Thought and Imagination of the Risorgimento, 1763-1865 (Princeton University Press, 2017)
Georgios Varouxakis (QMUL), Carlo Capra (University of Milan), Maurizio Isabella, Aline-Florence Manent
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

11 October
18:00
Goodbye London: will Brexit be the end of the love affair between Italians and England?
Enrico Franceschini (London correspondent of La Repubblica)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

13 December
17:30
‘Notions of totalitarianism in post-1945 Italy’
Carl Levy (Goldsmiths College, University of London), Nicola Pizzolato
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
24 January
17:30
Fantascienza? (Series: Lezioni Primo Levi, Turin: Einaudi, 2016)
Francesco Cassata (University of Genoa)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

7 February
17:30
A historical approach to Leghismo: North Italian regionalism as force of unity or fragmentation?
George Newth (University of Bath)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

21 February
17:30
Memory as Resistance to Fascism: Commemoration of Giacomo Matteotti in Italian Communities of the United States
Amy King (University of Bristol)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

7 March
17:30
Making Italian Jews: Family, Gender, Religion and the Nation, 1861-1919 (Palgrave, 2017)
Carlotta Ferrara degli Uberti (UCL)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR