Sconfitta, ritirata e prigionia. L’elaborazione del trauma nella memorialistica dei testimoni, 1945-1971

Conferenza presentata nel progetto Fronte del Don il 3 giugno 2022 La sconfitta militare dell’ARMIR, con la conseguente ritirata dal Don e per circa 80.000 militari italiani la cattura da parte dell’Armata Rossa, rappresentarono un trauma profondo e duraturo tanto per i protagonisti di quelle esperienze quanto per l’intera comunità nazionale. Malgrado i tentativi fatti … More Sconfitta, ritirata e prigionia. L’elaborazione del trauma nella memorialistica dei testimoni, 1945-1971

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The “Close Encounters in War Journal” n. 4 (2021) is online

The Close Encounters in War Journal is online with its new issue n. 4 (2021), devoted to the topic of emotions. I publish here an excerpt from the introduction: The universe of emotions has always represented a major challenge for research in every field of knowledge, from Philosophy to Physics, from Psychology to the Arts. … More The “Close Encounters in War Journal” n. 4 (2021) is online

History, memory and myth in Stalingrad witness-narratives

I am happy to share with my readers a recent publication about Stalingrad witness-narratives. The article appeared in the scholarly journal CoSMo (Comparative Studies in Modernism) and is downloadable for free here: Telling History in the Shape of a Myth. The Case of Stalingrad Narratives ABSTRACT: The corpus of narratives produced in Germany since 1943 … More History, memory and myth in Stalingrad witness-narratives

New publication on Vietnam war, PTSD, and chemical warfare

I would like to inform my readers about a new challenging publication about the disturbing legacy of the Vietnam war: Agent Orange Roundup: Living with a Foot in Two Worlds By Brent MacKinnon and Sandy Scull, ISBN 978-1634989565. Poetry is here the means by which the authors deal with trauma and offer help to other … More New publication on Vietnam war, PTSD, and chemical warfare

Ricordando Nuto Revelli – II

Marburg, 18.07.2019: Der verschollene Deutsche nach 25 Jahren Der verschollene Deutsche nach 25 Jahren. Das pazifistische Erbe von Nuto Revelli Nuto Revelli (Cuneo, 1919-2004) erzählt in seinen Büchern von den moralischen Sorgen einer ganzen Generation, die auch die seine war, und die unter dem Faschismus aufwuchs, als man nicht denken oder kritisieren durfte. Man konnte nur gehorchen … More Ricordando Nuto Revelli – II