L’occupazione italiana in URSS. La presenza fascista fra Russia e Ucraina (1941-43)
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L’occupazione italiana in URSS. La presenza fascista fra Russia e Ucraina (1941-43)

                                                          Mercoledì 6 dicembre 2023, alle 17.00, presso la sede e sul canale Facebook della Biblioteca di storia moderna e contemporanea, si terrà la presentazione del volume L’occupazione italiana in URSS. La presenza fascista fra Russia...

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L’occupazione italiana in URSS
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L’occupazione italiana in URSS

Raffaello Pannacci Quasi due anni di presenza sul posto, circa 250.000 uomini in campo, una delle peggiori sconfitte dell’esercito italiano, un’infinità di memorie di guerra pubblicate. Eppure, la campagna di Russia è ritenuta un teatro bellico eccentrico, è stata più volte definita “la guerra dei tedeschi” e resta tuttora un tema poco praticato dagli storici, in specie per quanto riguarda l’occupazione militare. Sulla base di fonti...

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Gorbachev’s Disputed Legacy
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Gorbachev’s Disputed Legacy

A hopeful moment in Russian history dies with the former Soviet leader. Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, who Russian media reports say died today at age 91 after a long illness, was a rare bright spot in the tragic, grim, blood-splattered history of Russia. Even at his worst moments, he exuded warmth and sparkled with optimism and humor. A passionate political animal, he refused to cling to power for power’s sake. Such qualities gave...

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CfA: Ego-Documents in the Soviet Sphere on the Holocaust: Revealing Personal Voices
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CfA: Ego-Documents in the Soviet Sphere on the Holocaust: Revealing Personal Voices

d​eadline 12.03.2018  Ego-Documents in the Soviet Sphere on the Holocaust: Revealing Personal Voices Sunday-Thursday, June 3-7, 2018, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem The Moshe Mirilashvili Center for Research on the Holocaust in the Soviet Union of the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem and the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum are...

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CfP: Thirty Years Later: Ethnic Conflict in the Former USSR
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CfP: Thirty Years Later: Ethnic Conflict in the Former USSR

Deadline 15 April 2018 This year marks the 30th anniversary of the outbreak of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, the first in a series of inter-ethnic and secessionist wars to arise in the final years of the Soviet Union, among others in​​ Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Transnistria, and Chechnya.  Three decades onwards, most of these conflicts remain stubbornly unresolved: the Minsk Group has not been able to achieve a normalisation of...

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