Italian War Memorials Revisited
Thursday 14th January 2021 at 18.30 Presented by Hannah Malone
Revisiting the C20 trip led by Gavin Stamp in 2012, this talk will explore the cemeteries that were built by Italy's Fascist regime in the 1920-30s for soldiers who had fallen in the First World War. Combining modernist architecture with hints of the medieval fortress, the cemeteries embody a unique interplay of modernity and tradition. Nicholas Long, who co-led the trip with Gavin Stamp, will join Hannah Malone for this talk.
Hannah Malone is an architectural historian of modern Europe. After completing a PhD at Cambridge, she worked as a research fellow and lecturer at the British School at Rome, Magdalene College Cambridge, and the Freie Universität Berlin. As a researcher at the Max Planck Institute in Berlin, she is now writing a book on Italy’s Fascist cemeteries. She is author of Architecture, Death and Nationhood (Routledge 2017), which examines the architecture of Italy’s 19th-century cemeteries for evidence of political and social change in a fledging nation.
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