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Robert Gordon

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Robert Gordon is Serena Professor of Italian at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Gonville and Caius College. He is author of Primo Levi’s Ordinary Virtues and Outrageous Fortune: Luck and the Holocaust. The Holocaust in Italian Culture, 1944 – 2010 was published in 2012.

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2013

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Fascist Italy was the model for Nazi Germany, and Mussolini Hitler’s prime World War Two ally. Italy was a theatre of war and a victim of Nazi persecution after 1943 as resistance, collaboration and civil war raged. Many thousands were deported to concentration camps across Europe.  But how did Italy deal with unresolved questions about the Holocaust?

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David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.