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Historians’ Journeys

05Dec9:30 pm7:30 pmHistorians’ JourneysTales of Search and Research in the Understanding of Fascism9:30 pm - 7:30 pm(GMT+02:00)

Event Details

4–6 December 2022 – Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Mt. Scopus Campus, Maiersdorf Faculty Club, Room 405 – With the Support of the Knapp Family Foundation. Schedule refers to Jerusalem time.

Online Participation via Zoom:

9:30 am – Session 2

Chair: Noah Benninga | SICSA, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Lorenzo Benadusi | Sapienza Università di Roma
‘In Italy All Are Males’. Fascism and Homosexuality: An Indecent Speech
Discussant: Iris Rachamimov | Tel Aviv University

10:30 am Coffee break

10:45 am – Session 3
Chair: Victor Taranto | The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Roger Griffin | Oxford Brookes University
‘Nei panni del Duce’: The Role of Methodological Empathy in “Understanding Fascism”

11:45 am – Session 4
Chair: Batsheva Neuer | SICSA, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Marla Stone | Occidental College; American Academy in Rome
Fascism From Culture to Ideology, From Patronage to Enemies
Discussant: Uri S. Cohen | Tel Aviv University

13:00 pm – Lunch break

14:30 pm – Session 5
Chair: Simon Unger-Alvi | German Historical Institute in Rome; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Aristotle Kallis | Keele University
The Banality of Fascism: Reflection on the Dynamics of Fascist Circulation in the Interwar
Discussant: Ofer Ashkenazi | The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

15:30 pm – Session 6
Chair: Sergio Della Pergola | The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Silvana Patriarca | Fordham University, New York
How I Came to Study Fascism and Some Reflections on Post-Fascism

16:30 pm – Coffee break

15:45pm – Film Screening at Bloomfield Library’s Media Department, Room 32
After Fascism: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto, Italy, 1970, Directed by Elio Petri)
Natalia Indrimi and Alessandro Cassin | Centro Primo Levi, New York

19:30 pm – Dinner

Image: Muhammed Al-Idrisi, Map, 12th century

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