Gabriele Boccaccini * is the promoter of the project launched by the ISSNAF Scientific Advisory Board for the Humanities.
* Professor of Second Temple Judaism and Christian Origins -- Department of Near Eastern Studies / Frankel Center for Judaic Studies University of Michigan / Director, Enoch Seminar (International Scholarship on Second Temple Judaism and Christian Origins / Director, "Second Temple Judaism and Christian Origins/New Testament" Graduate Program / Editor-in-Chief, Journal "HENOCH: Studies on Judaism and Christianity from Second Temple to Late Antiquity"
A NEW INITIATIVE: INSMLI-ISSNAF
ISTITUTO NAZIONALE PER LA STORIA
DEL MOVIMENTO DI LIBERAZIONE IN ITALIA
INSMLI and ISSNAF partner to open up outstanding archives and libraries for North American researchers and scholars interested in the study of contemporary history in Italy. The institutes of Bologna, Firenze, Milano, Modena, Napoli, Padova, Torino, Trieste e Venezia are part of the INSMLI Network.
Study of Contemporary History in Italy
The National Institute for the History of the Liberation Movement in Italy (INSMLI), with the Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF), offers to University students, graduate students , researchers and Faculty from the US and Canada the exceptional opportunity to access INSMLI’s outstanding collections of information, primary sources, books and studies available in its libraries and archives (which contain both paper and photographic records), on the XXth century history of Italy , particularly in the following fields:
(a)Fascism and Antifascism
(b)Colonialism and Post-colonialism
(c)World War II and Resistance (Liberation Movement)
(d)History of the Jews and Holocaust in Italy
(e)History of Labor Movement and Trade Unions Struggles
(f)Mafia, Terrorism, and Years of Lead (Anni di Piombo)
(g)Women and Political Militance (XXth Century)
(h)Public and Private Memory: Sites, Museum, Symbols, and Languages
INSMLI’s docents, archives and libraries staff will be available for assistance,orientation, and directives for locating, accessing, consulting and using materials at INSMLI’ s centers and institutes dedicated to the study of contemporary history of Italy.
The institutes which are part of INSMLI’s network are located in Bologna, Firenze, Milano, Modena, Napoli, Padova, Torino, Trieste e Venezia […]. Each institute offers the assistance of a tutor, assigned shelves and carrels, and free internet access to university students, graduate and PhD students, researchers and teachers who apply for visiting positions to conduct research at one of the INSMLI centers for a period of at least 15 days (two weeks), in the period between September 27 and December 17, 2010 (Fall Term), between March 7 and May 20, 2011 (Spring Term), and between June 1 and July 22, 2011 (Summer Term). Working knowledge / good knowledge of Italian is required for being able to consult primary sources and archival materials.