The Broken Archive

2020—2021

European historiography has produced a romanticized image of Italy. The focus on historic city centers and the works of the Renaissance provides a very limited view of the present day. What new historical narratives do justice to the complex problems facing the Mediterranean region?

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Extractivist Memories (German, English)

With Patricia Domínguez, Neville Rowley, Andreas Siekmann, Ndongo Samba Sylla, moderated by Bernd Scherer Original version Video series: Presentations, discussions

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Archival Absence

With Bassel Al Saadi, Fehras Publishing Practices, Ghassan Halwani, United for Intercultural Action (Balint Josa) and Rona Sela, moderated by Marwa Arsanios English original version Video series: Presentations, discussions

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Black Italy

With Ingrid Greenfield, Angelica Pesarini, Maria Stella Rognoni, Eike Schmidt, Justin Randolph Thompson, moderated by Angelika Stepken English original version Lectures, discussions

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Visual Politics of (Im-)Mobility

With Costanza Caraffa, Mohamed Keita, Armin Linke, Massimo Ricciardo, #everydaygolshahr (Reza Haidari), moderated by Elena Agudio English original version Lectures, discussions