Tag: History

Making News: The Sonzogno Affair and the Politics of Citizenship in Liberal Italy

A talk by Silvia Valisa, professor at Florida State University. From Casa Italiana: In 1875, a high profile crime brought together Italian newspaper journalism, legal courts, prominent political figures and a rising family of publishers in unexpected ways. On the...

/ March 10, 2016

“To the Bomb and Back: Finnish War Children Tell Their World War II Stories”

Sue Saffle discusses her book about Finnish children sent abroad during World War II. From Scandinavia House: Between 1939 and 1945, some 80,000 Finnish children were sent to Sweden, Denmark, and elsewhere, ostensibly to protect them from danger while their...

/ March 7, 2016