Tutti a Casa!
Violence in Italian History
David Forgacs, NYU
Author of Messaggi di sangue: La violenza nella storia d'Italia
in conversation with
Walter Veltroni, politician, author, director
Benedetta Tobagi, author, journalist, la Repubblica
Ruth Ben-Ghiat, NYU
The episode will be broadcast on Casa's Facebook Page and website
For this episode of Tutti a Casa! Ruth Ben-Ghiat moderates a panel on the occasion of the publication of David Forgacs's Messaggi di sangue: La violenza nella storia d'Italia (2021, Laterza) featuring the author in conversation with Walter Veltroni and Benedetta Tobagi. The book covers several examples of how violence was used as a method of communication throughout the history of Italy, from the battles of the Risorgimento, to the so-called Years of Lead, to the extremism revealed on the social media platforms of today.
In ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles.
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