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Where are sociologists when we need them?

Alessandro Cassin We are facing a new world: in recent months, the pandemic, the shortcomings of our political system, the unrestrained use of social media, the crisis of traditional journalism,…

Sartre, The Jew and the Other

Book Review: Manuela Consonni and Vivian Liska, Sartre, Jews and the Other, The Vidal Sassoon Studies in Antisemitism, Racism, and Prejudice, 2020 Abe and his friend Sol are out for a…

Laura Orvieto’s Stories of the World

Storie Della Storia del Mondo, Laura Orvieto’s Timeless Introduction to Homeric Lore. Maxine De Winter in conversation with Alessandro Cassin. Laura Cantoni Orvieto (1876- 1955) was an important Italian Jewish…

The Exact Number of Stars

Ribka Sibhatu, Aulò! Aulò! Aulò! Translated by André Naffis-Sahely from the Italian and from Italian translations of the Tigrinya and Amharic made by the author. (Poetry Translation Centre, 2020).  We are thankful…

Legitimizing Fascism Through the Holocaust?  

The reception of the TV miniseries Perlasca: un eroe italiano in Italy. As the Holocaust becomes increasingly present in the political discourse in the US, Europe and Israel, this reflection by…