On Tuesday 7 May 2019, Nicolò Bettegazzi will present a paper at the University of Oslo, entitled “Between Political and Religious Leadership: Mussolini and Pius XI in the Latin literature of Italian Fascism (1922–1943)“. All welcome. If you are interested to attend, please send a message to Han Lamers before 3 May.
Time and place: University of Oslo, Department of Philosophy, Classics, and the History of Art and Ideas, Blindernveien 31, Georg Morgenstierneshus, room 452, 16:15-ca. 18:00.
Conferences and workshops
On 13 March 2018, the University of Oslo’s Classics Seminar welcomed Helen Roche (Cambridge):
Fascium decus superbum: Neo-Latin in the ventennio fascista. A conference on Neo-Latin literature of Italian Fascism, organized by Martin Korenjak, Lav Šubarić, and Valerio Sanzotta. Vinzentinum, Bressanone/Brixen, 7–8 October 2016.
Van Dux tot Duce: De Latijnse literatuur van het Italiaans fascisme. A student-organized workshop as part of the MA tutorial “Mussolini Dux: The Latin Literature of the ventennio fascista”. Leiden University, 19 December 2013.
Papers and presentations
We regularly present our results at academic venues and events. A selection of some of these appearances can be found below.
Han Lamers & Bettina Reitz-Joosse, “Viewing Rome in the Latin Literature of the ventennio fascista: F. Giammaria’s Capitolium novum.” What Remains? Fascist and National Socialist Antiquities and Materialities from the Interwar to the Post-war Era. Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, 8 June 2018.
Han Lamers & Bettina Reitz-Joosse, “Past and Future under a Fascist Obelisk: Aurelio Amatucci’s Codex fori Mussolini.” Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies, October 2015.
Han Lamers & Bettina Reitz-Joosse, “Past and Future under a Fascist Obelisk: Aurelio Amatucci’s Codex fori Mussolini.” Forum Antiquum, University of Leiden, October 2015.
Han Lamers, “Latinizing Mussolini’s Message: Nicola Festa’s Latin Translation of the ‘Imperial Orations’ (1936/7).” Technical Translation; Translation Technique. Princeton University, December 2015.
Han Lamers, “A. G. Amatucci’s Codex Fori Mussolini and the Use of Latin under Italian Fascism.” The Sixteenth International Congress of the International Association for Neo-Latin Studies. Vienna, August 2016.
Han Lamers & Bettina Reitz-Joosse, “Mussolini Dux: Die lateinische Literatur des ventennio fascista”. Universität Rostock, July 2014.
Bettina Reitz-Joosse, “Aurelio G. Amatucci’s Codex fori Mussolini and the prospective memory of Italian fascism”. 145th Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, Chicago, January 2014.