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About Francesco Zucconi

Francesco Zucconi is a postgraduate student in Visual Studies at the Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane in Florence. His research interests interlace aesthetics and semiotics with image theory, in order to investigate the concept of 'archive' and the actualisation of cultural heritage in contemporary arts and media. He also published articles on constructing reality in cinema and literature.

 

Articles by Francesco Zucconi

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

False syllogisms, troublesome combinations and Primo Levi’s political positioning on Israel and Palestine

Twenty-five years after his death, Primo Levi's legacy has been the object of many debates and reinterpretations. Distinguishing his true words from those forcibly put into his mouth is a crucial step towards understanding the thought of a major witness of the horrors of the twentieth century.

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