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    "Man müßte nach Rom gehen". Bernd Alois Zimmermann und Italien
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Das DHI Rom vergibt im Rahmen seiner Aufgaben Stipendien zur Ausbildung wissenschaftlicher Nachwuchskräfte in den Bereichen Geschichte und Musikgeschichte. Das DHI Rom bietet im Rahmen seiner Stipendienordnung verschiedene Programme an: Forschungsstipendien, Reisestipendien und Stipendien zur Stellung eines  ...   

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The calendar of Mussolini's audiences given towards the end of fascism (the Italian Social Republic) are held at the Central State Archives. The volume, which makes it available to scholars for the first time, is enriched with reconstructions of the conversations, where possible, using memorial literature and records from the Private Secretariat of the Duce.

Amedeo Osti Guerrazzi (Ed.),  ...   

For numerous artists and intellectuals from the German-speaking world, Italy once again became a place of longing and refuge in the post-war period. This also applies to Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1918–1970), who in 1957 was the first composer to receive a scholarship at the reopened German Academy Villa Massimo in Rome. Further stay in Rome would profoundly influence Zimmermann on both a biographical and artistic level.more

The study addresses the experiences of Italian Jewish women in the context of Italian politics and society after the birth of the unified liberal State, during the First World War and during the fascist dictatorship up until 1945. Using sources examined here for the first time, the research will shed new light on Italian and Jewish-Italian history of the XIX and XX centuries within its European and transnational  ...   

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