Italians in Auschwitz 1943-45

26/04/2022 at 5.30 pm

Presentation of the latest book by historian Laura Fontana

Tuesday 26 April 2022 at 5.30 pm


In the “Arduino Agnelli” proceedings room in Androna Campo Marzio 10 at the Department of Humanities – University of Trieste

TULLIA CATALAN (DiSU – University of Trieste) and MATTEO PERISSINOTTO (University of Ljubljana) present




“Final solution”

Forced labor

A mosaic of victims



Published by Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, Oswiecim 2021

An event organized by the “Carlo and Vera Wagner” Museum of the Jewish Community of Trieste in collaboration with the Department of Humanities – University of Trieste and the Association of Jewish Women of Italy APS – WIZO section of Trieste.

The Author will be present.

Laura Fontana has been involved in the history of the Holocaust since 1990. She is responsible for Italy of the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris and of the Memory Education Activity of the Municipality of Rimini, she is the author of numerous essays published in Italian, French and English. She directs study seminars in Italy and Europe for teachers and researchers, is a scientific consultant for various international projects and collaborates with the Fondation Mémoire de la Shoah. You have co-directed with Georges Bensoussan two volumes of the “Revue d ‘histoire de la Shoah” dedicated to Italy entitled L’ Italie et la Shoah (Le fascisme et les Juifs, 2016, Représentations, usages politiques et mémoire, 2017) . www.fontana.laura.com

ATTENTION Limited seats in the room, to access book here:


In addition, the reinforced green pass and the FFP2 mask are mandatory.

Unlimited online access to ZOOM

Meeting ID: 865 6413 1859 Passcode: 437352

Info: museumcarloeverawagner@triestebraica.it

IN THE PHOTO: Sisters Andra (Alessandra) and Tatiana Liliana Bucci with cousin Sergio De Simone, mother Mira Perlow Bucci (first from left) and aunts Gisella Perlow De Simone (center) and Paula Perlow (right). In March 1944 they were all deported to Auschwitz. Summer 1943, Rijeka (now Rijeka, Croatia). Private archive of Andra and Tatiana Bucci, by kind permission.

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