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Monthly Archives: November, 2013

The Mafias – Memory

Anti-mafia in Europe Two interviews by Diego Scarabelli (University College London) In August 2007, after the killing of six Italians committed by the Calabrian criminal organization ‘Ndrangheta in the German … Continue reading

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The Mafias – Academia

The ‘Ndrangheta: an interview with John Dickie (University College London) by Diego Scarabelli Why is the history of the ‘Ndrangheta in the 19th Century still largely neglected? It isn’t just the … Continue reading

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The Mafias – Critic’s corner

Mafia Women: Agents of a two-pronged change by Ombretta Ingrascì (Università Statale di Milano) Looking at the role of women in the Sicilian and the Calabrian mafias (Cosa nostra and … Continue reading

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The Mafias – Voices

Mafia, devotion and religious festivals: power between the sacred and the profane by Rossella Merlino (University of Bath) On the 17th of September 2006 the community of Campobello di Mazara … Continue reading

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