Modern Italian History seminar series

The British School at Rome and the Ecole 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

Seminar Programme 2017–18

Tuesday 24 October, The British School at Rome, 17.30-19.00

Florian Mussgnug (UCL): Ghosts of the Future: Divergent Temporalities in Modern Italian Fiction

Tuesday 14 November, University of California in Rome, 17.30-19.30

Barbie Latza Nadeau (Rome Bureau Chief, Newsweek): Roadmap to Hell: Sex, Drugs & Guns on the Mafia Coast

Thursday 14 December, Ecole française de Rome, 17.00-19.00

Victoria Witkowski (European University Institute): Memorialising Fascism and Empire: Rodolfo Graziani and Selective Memory in 20th Century Italy


Seminar Programme 2016–17

7 November 2016, British School at Rome

Vanda Wilcox: Per una più grande Italia? Motivation and morale in the First World War

15 December 2016, Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome

Oskar Pollak e la sua collezione di guide di Roma

11 January 2017, Ecole française de Rome (Piazza Navona 62)

Marie Bossaert: Il nemico per antonomasia. I turchi nella storia locale italiana

4 April 2017, DHI Rom

Patrick Houlihan: Global Catholicism during the First World War

13 June 2017, British School at Rome

Paul Garfinkel: Criminal Law in Liberal and Fascist Italy

We welcome proposals from any resident or visiting scholar interested in presenting their research. For more informatino please contact:

Simon Martin, Research Fellow, British School at Rome

Email: simon.martin@bsrome.it

Fabrice Jesné, Directeur des études pour les Époques moderne et contemporaine, École française de Rome

Email: dirmod@efrome.it

New Modern Italian History seminar series