This day-long event is the second of a three-piece series that focuses on the movement of people across and along the Mediterranean and the emergence, re-signification, and use of sites of memory. Bringing together a mix of panelists from the humanities and social sciences, the day will include work by the following scholars:
Alessandra Ciucci (Columbia University)
“Music, Sound, and the Ethical Horizon of Migration across the Mediterranean (Morocco-Italy)”
Yannis Hamilakis (Brown University)
“The New Nomadic Age: Archaeologies of Forced and Undocumented Migration”
Lorenzo Pezzani (Goldsmiths, University of London)
“Forensic Oceanography: documenting and contesting the death of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea”
Giovanna Fiume (U. degli Studi di Palermo)
“An unexpected site of religious memory: las càrceles secretas (the secret prisons) of the Holy Office in Sicily”
Respondents will include Diane Bodart, Daniel Hershenzon, Pier Mattia Tommasino, Konstantina Zanou, Naor Ben-Yehoyada, and Seth Kimmel.
Organized by Seth Kimmel and Naor Ben-Yehoyada.