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Alessandro Barbero

Barbero

Alessandro Barbero is a historian and a writer and a tenured professor of Medieval History at Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale e Vercelli. He writes for La Stampa and Tuttolibri. He is a contributor on the television program Superquark and the shows Il tempo e la storia and a.C.d.C., broadcast by Rai Storia. His publications include: Benedette guerre. Crociate e jihad («i Libri del Festival della Mente», 2009), Lepanto. La battaglia dei tre imperi («i Libri del Festival della Mente», 2010), Donne, madonne, mercanti e cavalieri. Sei storie medievali («i Libri del Festival della Mente», 2013), published by Laterza; Gli occhi di Venezia (Mondadori, 2011); Il divano di Istanbul (Sellerio, 2011); Dietro le quinte della Storia. La vita quotidiana attraverso il tempo, written with P. Angela (Rizzoli, 2012); Le Ateniesi (Mondadori, 2015); Costantino il vincitore (Salerno Editrice, 2016); Le parole del papa (2016) and Caporetto (2017), published by Laterza.

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2019

Event #40

Sunday 1 September 2019

Popular revolts in Medieval Europe. English peasants’ revolt (1381)

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Event #24

Saturday 31 August 2019

Popular revolts in Medieval Europe. The rebellion of the Ciompi (1378)

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Event #6

Friday 30 August 2019

Popular revolts in Medieval Europe.
The Jacquerie of French peasants (1358)

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2018

World War One. From the battles of the Piave River to Vittorio Veneto.

2018

World War I
May 24th: Italy enters the War

2018

World War I: Caporetto 

2017

Clandestine networks. A network of partisans: the GAP groups in Rome and the attack in Via Rasella

2017

Clandestine networks. A network of terrorists: the Red Brigades and the kidnapping of Aldo Moro

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Clandestine networks. A network of spies: doctor Sorge in Tokyo

2016

The space of war. The Third Italian War of Independence

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2016

The space of war. The second Italian War of Independence

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2016

The space of war. The First Italian War of Independence

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2015

The historian’s responsibility. Marc Bloch: from the Sorbonne to the Gestapo prisons

2015

The historian's responsibility. Gaetano Salvemini: from Socialist interventionism to anti-Fascism

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The historian’s responsibility. Ernst Kantorowicz: from the Freikorps to McCarthyism

2014

How Do Wars Break Out? World War I

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2014

How Do Wars Break Out? The Falklands War

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2014

How Do Wars Break Out? World War II

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2013

Incredible Middle Ages: The ius primae noctis

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2013

Incredible Middle Ages: the Terror of the Year 1000

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2013

Incredible Middle Ages: The flat Earth

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2012

How did women think in the Middle Ages? St. Catherine of Siena

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2012

How did women think in the Middle Ages? Christine de Pizan

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2011

How did Middle Ages men think? The knight

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2011

How did Middle Ages men think? The merchant

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2011

How did Middle Ages men think? The friar

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