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Violence in Italian History

David Forgacs with Walter Veltroni, Benedetta Tobagi, and Ruth Ben-Ghiat

March 30, 2021
5:00 pm

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

Moderated by
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.

Tutti a Casa! Live Chats About All Things Italian is the new radio-style, web-based talk show that Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò and the Department of Italian Studies at NYU bring into your homes, featuring the voices and flavors of live and entertaining talks around Italian matters that really matter: arts, movies, literature, politics, and a lot more.

This is our way to keep our community connected and continue to learn new things together in these times of challenge and pain, but also of opportunity. A new way to be together, and engaged on a common track of learning and discovery.

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