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
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.
For catering purposes please book at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel. 03 – 9866 5931
For more information on RISM please contact Dr Patrizia Sambuco (Monash University): email@example.com
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