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.
Participants: 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 (Università degli Studi di Palermo) An unexpected site of religious memory: las càrceles secretas (the secret prisons) of the Holy Office in Sicily
9:45AM–11:00AM Alessandra Ciucci
Respondent: Pier Mattia Tommasino
11:15AM–12:30PM Yannis Hamilakis
Respondents: Konstantina Zanou and Seth Kimmel
1:30PM–2:45PM Lorenzo Pezzani
Respondent: Naor Ben-Yehoyada
3:00PM–5:00PM Giovanna Fiume
Respondents: Daniel Hershenzon and Diane Bodart
Co-sponsors: Center for Palestine Studies, Maison Française, Department of Anthropology, Hispanic Institute for Latin American and Iberian Cultures, Middle East Institute, Heyman Center for the Humanities, and Italian Academy (all at Columbia).