ANN: Political Prisoners in the Modern World: Online Seminars

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Political Prisoners in the Modern World. 

Imprisonment, Deportation and Public Commitment

3 online seminars on recent books:


Mary Gibson (City University of New York), Italian Prisons in the Age of Positivism, 1861-1914 (Bloomsbury 2019)

Respondent: Floriana Colao (Università di Siena)

Wednesday 2 December 2020, 5 pm (11 am US ET) 

(the seminar will be held in Italian)


Clare Anderson (University of Leicester), A Global History of Convicts and Penal Colonies (Bloomsbury 2018)

Respondent: Olindo De Napoli (Università di Napoli Federico II)

Wednesday 9 December 2020, 5 pm (11 am US ET)


Padraic Kenney (Indiana University Bloomington), Dance in Chains. Political Imprisonment in the Modern World (Oxford University Press 2017)

Respondent: Christian De Vito (University of Bonn)

Wednesday 16 December 2020, 5 pm (11 am US ET)


The seminars will be introduced and moderated by Elena Bacchin (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice) and Simon Levis Sullam(Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)


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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 838937

Contact Info:  Elena Bacchin