RISM: Sciascia and Robb – June 17

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RISM and the Italian Cultural Institute invite you to a talk by Sabina Sestigiani:

 ‘Leonardo Sciascia and Peter Robb: a discordant view on the anti-mafia pool in Palermo in the 1980s

Date and time: Monday 17 June at 5.30 p.m.

Venue: Italian Cultural Institute, 233 Domain Rd, South Yarra, Melbourne

Entry free

In this seminar, in English, Sabina Sestigiani (Swinburne University) will analyse Leonardo Sciascia’s sceptical opinions in regard to the anti-mafia pool in Palermo in the 1980s and Peter Robb’s portrayal of the mafia and anti-mafia phenomenon in his book Midnight in Sicily. She will also discuss the sensation caused in Italy by  Sciascia’s famous article “I professionisti dell’antimafia“, published in the Italian daily Il Corriere della Sera in 1987.

For catering purposes book at:  bookings.iicmelbourne@esteri.it  Tel. 03 – 9866 5931

Please note: Cinema passes for the next Lavazza Italian Film Festival will be drawn for ICI Members who attend this event.

For more information on RISM contact Dr Patrizia Sambuco (Monash University)

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