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

RISM (Research in Italian Studies, Melbourne)  and the Italian Cultural Institute, Melbourne have great pleasure in inviting you to this talk in English by Dr Sabina Sestigiani
 
In this seminar Dr Sabina Sestigiani (Swinburne University) will analyse Leonardo Sciascia’s sceptical opinions in regard to the anti-mafia pool 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 Il Corriere della Sera in 1987.
  
Please note: Cinema passes for the next Lavazza Italian Film Festival will be drawn for IIC Members who attend this event.
 
Monday 17 June 2013, 5.30pm
Italian Cultural Institute
233 Domain Road
South Yarra
  
Free admission   
Bookings essential
E. bookings.iicmelbourne@esteri.it - T. (03) 9866 5931
Light refreshments will be served
  
For further information regarding RISM contact Patrizia Sambuco (Monash University)patrizia.sambuco@monash.edu

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