EUI History collection


The persecution of Romani people – History item of the month

Nencioni, Chiara. A forza di essere vento: la persecuzione di rom e sinti nell’Italia fascista. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2024. Trevisan, Paola. La persecuzione dei rom e dei sinti nell’Italia fascista: Storia, etnografia e memorie. Roma: Viella, 2024. This month’s history item is double, as I unfortunately skipped the month of April after dedicating the month […]

Shells matter – History item of the month

Bass, Marisa, Stephanie Dickey, Anne Goldgar, Anna Grasskamp, Hanneke Grootenboer, Claudia Swan, and Róisín Watson, eds. Conchophilia: Shells, Art, and Curiosity in Early Modern Europe. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2021. “Conchophilia [love of shells] ought to be a word, but it isn’t.” This is how one of the shell-loving editors of this beautiful volume starts […]