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Research The Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG) Research The Fascist Archive in Performance


Keynote Address (pre-recorded)

**Attendees and participants are kindly requested to watch this opening keynote in advance and join us at 11am (CET) / 10am (GMT) for the official start of the event.**

Simonetta Falasca-Zamponi (Santa Barbara) – Memory and the Past: Fascism, Spectacle, History

11.00-11.15 (CET) / 10:00-10:15 (GMT)


By the Director of ICOG Sabrina Corbellini
11:15-12:15 (CET) / 10:15-11:15 (GMT)

Archives and Performance I

Respondent: Oliver Taplin (Oxford)

Fiona Macintosh (Oxford) - Reconstructing Greek Dance with Fascist Ideology

Patricia Gaborik (American Academy of Rome) - Mussolini’s Cesare: Roman History as Italy’s Present and Future

12:15-13:15 (CET) / 11:15-12:15 (GMT)

Archives and Performance II

Respondent: Fiona Macintosh (Oxford)

Eleftheria Ioannidou (Groningen) – Fascism’s Eternal Antiquity and the Ephemerality of Performance

Giovanna Di Martino (Oxford) – Archiving and Documenting Classical Performance during Fascism

13:15-14:15 (CET) / 12:15-13:15 (GMT) Lunch break
14:15-15:15 (CET) / 13:15-14:15 (GMT)

Archaeology and Material Culture

Respondent: Dimitris Plantzos (Athens)

Bettina Reitz-Joosse (Groningen) and Han Lamers (Oslo) - Spectacles of Archiving: Foundation Deposits in Fascist Italy

Sara Troiani (Laboratorio Dionysos) – Classical Performances at the Temples of Agrigento and Paestum

15:15-16:30 (CET) / 14:15-15:30 (GMT)

Technology and Cinema

Respondent: Maria Wyke (UCL)

Giorgio Ieranò (Trento) – Towards the Fourth Punic War: The Image of Carthago in Italy between Nationalism and Fascism

Roberto Danese (Urbino) - Scipione l'Africano di Carmine Gallone. Traduzione intersemiotica di un'ideologia

Pantelis Michelakis (Bristol) - Leni Riefenstahl’s Olympia as Information Machine

16:30-17:00 (CET) / 15:30-16:00 (GMT)

Tea/Coffee break

17:00-17:20 (CET) / 16:00-16:20 (GMT)

Keynote Address

**A longer version of this keynote address is available on the symposium website **

Roger Griffin (Oxford Brookes) – The Ideological and Temporal Implications of Fascism's Use of 'Stripped Classicism' in Civic Architecture

17:20-18:00 (CET) / 16:20-17:00 (GMT)

Plenary, led by Roger Griffin

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