Seminar by Dr Sabina Sestigiani

 

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RISM (Research in Italian Studies at Melbourne) and the Italian Cultural Institute

  have great pleasure in inviting you to a talk in English on

 Leonardo Sciascia and Peter Robb: a discordant view

on the anti-mafia pool in Palermo in the 1980s

Monday 17 June at 5.30pm

Italian Cultural Institute

233 Domain Road

South Yarra

 In this seminar Dr 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.

Dr Sestigiani will 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.

 Please note: Cinema passes for the next Lavazza Italian Film Festival will be drawn

for ICI Members who attend this event.

 Free event

 For catering purposes please book at bookings.iicmelbourne@esteri.it

Tel. 03 – 9866 5931

For more information on RISM please contact Dr Patrizia Sambuco (Monash University): patrizia.sambuco@monash.edu