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Editorship of Modern Italy

The current editors of Modern Italy, Penny Morris and Mark Seymour, will demit office in December 2020. ASMI, therefore, invites applications for the editorship of the journal, with effect from January 2021 and for a period of five years.  

'Modern Italy' events June 2019

Events to launch the Modern Italy special issue Nation, 'Race', and Racisms in Twentieth-Century Italy, edited by Silvana Patriarca and Valeria Deplano (Modern Italy 23, 4, 2018)  

Modern Italian History Seminar Series

Modern Italian History Seminar Series - Spring term 2019 Sponsored by ASMI, 13 March 2019, 5.30-7pm. UCL, Gordon House, room 308, 29 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PP, London.  

ASMI POSTGRADUATE ESSAY PRIZE 2018

The winner of the 2018 prize, announced at the ASMI conference in November, is Caterina Scalvedi, of the University of Illinois at Chicago, for her essay 'Catholic Missionaries in Italian Somalia: Baptisms, Education, and the "Problem" of Meticci (1924–1930)'. The deadline for submissions for the 2019 prize is 31 July.