Workshop: Fascisms Then and Now: Italy, Japan, Germany


Location: McKenna Hall

Fascisms Then and Now: Italy, Japan, Germany

Workshop organized by Professor Geoff Eley (Michigan) and by Julia Adeney Thomas (Notre Dame)

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Session I: Violence and the Axes of Comparison: 10:00-1:00

Chair and Commentator: Rikki Kersten (ANU)             

Christopher Goto-Jones (Leiden)                                    

Mark Roseman (Indiana)                                                 

Federico Finchelstein (New School)

Geoff Eley (Michigan)                 

Session II:  The Visual Cultures of Fascism: 2:00-4:00

Chair and Commentator: Dylan Riley (Berkeley)

Julia Adeney Thomas (Notre Dame)                                

Ruth Ben-Ghiat (NYU)


PUBLIC LECTURE     McKenna Hall Auditorium 5:00 to 7:00

Professor Adam Tooze (Yale) The Great Disorder: Fascism and Economic Crisis   

Introduction: Geoff Eley (Michigan)

Reception in McKenna 7:00 - 8:00



Friday, October 26, 2012

Session III:  Biopolitics:  The Space and Bodies of Fascism   10:30 to 1:00

Chair and Commentator: Chris Goto-Jones (Leiden)             

Mark Driscoll (UNC)             

Michelle Mouton (Wisconsin, Oshkosh)                               

Roberta Pergher (Indiana)                                                     

Session IV: Wrap-Up    2:00 to 3:20 (coffee break) 3:35 to 5:00

Was there a Global Fascism Then?   Is the Term Useful Now?\

Rikki Kersten (ANU) 

Commentator: Adam Tooze    (Yale)

Dylan Riley (Berkeley)         

Commentator: Geoff Eley (Michigan)


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