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28 November, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Birkbeck Visiting Professor Paul Ginsborg to give public lecture on 1968 and the Family
Professor Paul Ginsborg is a leading authority on contemporary Italy. He taught European Politics at Cambridge, before moving to Italy in 1992 to take up the chair of contemporary European History at the University of Florence. Well known to the general public, he writes for journals and newspapers including the London Review of Books and many others. In recent years he has been at the forefront of Italian civil society’s mobilisation in defence of democracy.
He is the author of many books, amongst them: A history of contemporary Italy 1943-1988 (1990); a biography of Silvio Berlusconi (2003); The politics of everyday life (2005); Italy and its discontents, 1980-2001 (2006); Democracy: Crisis and Renewal (2008); and Family Politics, 1900-1950 (2014). His lecture on 28 November will be on ‘1968 and the family’.
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