Re: Bosworth on Focardi, 'Nel cantiere della memoria Fascismo, Resistenza, Shoah, Foibe'

As one of H-Italy’s book review editors, I commissioned the review of Filippo Focardi’s "Nel cantiere della memoria" to Richard Bosworth, a review that is now published above. Focardi would like to reply to Bosworth’s comments and I am glad to provide him the opportunity. Following his text that I translated in English as by Focardi’s request:

Nominations and Self-Nominations Sought for the Position of Director at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max Planck Institute, Italy

The Max Planck Society and the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz (KHI) invite nominations, including self-nominations, for a director, who will lead a research department with a unique, innovative and long-term research program in art history or related fields. 

Call for Papers: Temporality and Material Culture under Socialism

Call for Papers
Conference: Temporality and Material Culture under Socialism
Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut, 1–2 July 2021

Deadline: 16 April 2021

This conference focuses on the relationship between temporality and material culture in twentieth-century socialist regimes. We are primarily interested in looking at case studies from the USSR and Europe, but also from other geographical contexts such as Asia, Latin America, and Africa, especially from a comparative perspective.

CFP MLA 2022: The Black Mediterranean (MLA - 6–9 January 2022: Washington)


Proposals are sought for The Black Mediterranean, a Guaranteed Forum Session sponsored by CLCS Mediterranean with N. Michelle Murray, presiding.

The subordinations of racial disparity, conflict, and death are persistent traits of the Mediterranean and its discursive existence. How have scholars contributed to the theorization and characterization of the “Black Mediterranean”?

Please submit 300-word proposals by March 15, 2021 to Yasser Elhariry (yasser.elhariry@dartmouth.edu).

Assistant Professor in the area of History of Science and Technology, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Humanities (Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici)

Ca’ Foscari university invites applications for a non-tenured, fixed-term position (3 years) for an Assistant Professor/Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the area of History of Science and Technology. 

More information can be found here:


Best regards,

David Gentilcore


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