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AAIS Panel Proposals Conference 2022 - Secular Martyrs in Modern Italy

  • 21 Nov 2021 7:59 AM
    Message # 12140502

    SECULAR MARTYRS IN MODERN ITALY. AAIS Panel proposal - 2022

    In-person (possible two-part session if enough interest)

    The role of secular martyrs in Italy has become a major subject of research in recent times, from the Risorgimento through to the ‘years of lead’ and beyond. Political movements, and the Italian state, have actively sought to construct a myth of its past through their ‘fallen’. This panel will look to draw together and compare work on national and trans-national martyrs over a range of periods and in connection to a series of outcomes, and with reference to the various means and medias and lenses through which ‘martyrdom’ is underlined, contested, remembered and forgotten.

    Send a 200-word abstract and short bio to John Foot j.foot@bristol.ac.uk by January 20, 2022. 

 

  

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