Call for Papers: Sites of Transit in Italy from WW2 to the present: History, Politics, Topography

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 30, 2017
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Italian History / Studies, Public History

Fossoli Foundation and the researchers Matteo Cassani Simonetti, Roberta Mira and Daniele Salerno organize the panel

Sites of Transit in Italy from WW2 to the present: History, Politics, Topography 

at the American Association for Italian Studies Conference 2018, which will take place from 14-17 June in Sorrento (Italy).

 

Sites of Transit in Italy from WW2 to the present: History, Politics, Topography

The former POW, concentration and refugee camp at Fossoli is a key example in the complex 20th-century history of peoples and prisoners in transit. Proposals are welcome on the reconstruction of the history, politics and topography of this and other sites of transit in the European and Mediterranean context from WW2 to the present.

Please send a 200-300 word abstract and a brief biographical note to matteo.cassani2@unibo.itroberta.mira@unibo.it and daniele.salerno@unibo.it by December 30, 2017.

Organizers:

Fondazione ex Campo Fossoli - via Giulio Rovighi, 57 41012 Carpi – MO direttore@fondazionefossoli.it - www.fondazionefossoli.org

Matteo Cassani Simonetti – Dipartimento di Architettura - Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna – matteo.cassani2@unibo.it

Roberta Mira – Dipartimento di Storia Culture Civiltà - Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna - roberta.mira@unibo.it

Daniele Salerno – Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici - Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna - daniele.salerno@unibo.it