Monthly Archive January 2020

28/04/20-Criminal heroes

Aula Paparelli Placanica
10:30-12:30

Throughout the early modern age (roughly 1550-1800), the Kingdom of Naples was at the center of a dense network of relationships between northern and southern Europe, western and eastern Mediterranean, Africa, Asia and beyond. The presence of merchants, consuls, diplomats, spies, and slaves favored the spread of fake news, legends, and cultural stereotypes. This lecture focuses on handwritten records and printed accounts of three famous trials, which took place in the 1760s. These trials were based on the invention of fake identities and imagined political enemies, in a particular way from fall 1763 to summer 1764, when a great famine and a subsequent contagion gravely hit the population. They turned into a meeting field, where the feelings of ordinary people could interact with the ones of the social elite, stimulating exchanges of ideas, whispers, gossip, inventions, and dissimulations…

24/02/20-Pasta in Italian history

Professor
Alberto De Bernardi

He is an AM professor of contemporary history at the University of Bologna. He has dealt with social history and social movements, the history of fascism and anti-fascism, the history of republican Italy. His most recent publications are  Storia dell’Italia unita (con L. Ganapini), Garzanti, 2010; Un Paese in bilico. L’Italia degli ultimi trent’anni, Laterza 2014, Fascismo e antifascismo. Storia, memoria e culture politiche, Donzelli, 2018.

The history of pasta described by the profound historical, economic and cultural dynamics of a transformation of taste that was also – and above all – a social transformation.

Coordinator
Stefano d’Atri

Objects for the Mediterranean history

Postponed to a date to be define

Aula Imbucci (Edificio C, primo piano)
Ore 15:00

Interventi
Amedeo Feniello

Professor
Amedeo Feniello

He teaches History of the Middle Ages at the Department of Human Sciences, University of L’Aquila. He is an expert in Economic and Social History of Southern Italy and History of the Mediterranean. 

The history of the Mediterranean told through a series of ancient, usual, traditional objects, to explain integrations, ruptures, evolutions of a historical universe with peculiar traits.

Coordinator
Stefano d’Atri

Brigandage revisited. Narratives, practices and political uses in the history of modern and contemporary Italy

Rimandato a data da definirsi
Postponed to a date to be define

The seminar will analyze the forms of containment and repression of brigandage and banditry between modern and contemporary age, focusing attention on security forces, with the aim of expanding the research in the innovative field of security history. In this direction, we want to reconstruct in historical dimension both the theoretical and conceptual aspects and the strategies deployed to defend security, public order or particular political regimes in times of more bitter conflict

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