Atelier Généalogique Webinar on 24/09/2021: genealogy and Coratino migration

English recording by Stephane Mourlane: 'Memories and history of migration between Italy and France'

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Project : 'A tale of two twinned cities: Corato and Grenoble

Association Atelier Généalogique, Marseille, France

Webinar in Italian broadcast from Corato (Puglia) on September 24, 2021

“Where do we go from here?”

“How can descendants of emigrants contribute to the documentation of emigration history, within the scope of Migration Studies ?"


Moderator: Biagio Salvemini, full Professor of Modern History, Aldo Moro University, Bari : "From where did the Coratini migrate? a note on the Apulian socio-economic context"

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Guest of honor: Catherine Virlouvet, Professeur émérite, Aix Marseille Université, former director (2011-2019) of the Ecole Française de Rome : « The need to digitize”

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Guest speaker: Matteo Sanfilippo, Professor of Modern History, University of Viterbo, coordinator of the journals "Studi Emigrazione" and "Archivio storico dell'emigrazione italiana" : "National model and Apulian model of emigration".

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Webinar organizer : James Smith, president of the 'Atelier Généalogique' association, Marseille : "Is it possible in 2021 to write the history of Coratine migration? and in what way could genealogical studies make a relevant contribution in this regard?"

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Key address : Stéphane Mourlane, lecturer in Contemporary History, Aix Marseille Université, specialist in Italian migration : “Memories and history of migration between Italy and France” :

- voice-over recording in English, with slides :

- pdf text of English translation

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Other communications proposed by the Atelier Généalogique :

Jean-Philippe Di Gennaro, vice-president of the Committee of Italians Abroad (COM.IT.ES), Lyon section: in answer to a question about the impact of Coratino culture in Grenoble.

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Marina Labartino, journalist, partner in Corato of the Atelier Généalogique association: comment on the current situation of the ‘Tale of two twinned cities: Corato and Grenoble’ project

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Invitation to the webinar (in the context of our project)

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Suggested reading:

- "Memories of migration between Italy and France" - Stéphane Mourlane and Matteo Sanfilippo (in French)

- Guida allo studio dell'emigrazione italiana, Michele Colucci - Matteo Sanfilippo, Viterbo, Sette Città, 2010 (in italian) :

- Studies on Studies on "change" in the analysis of acculturation processes"- Marina Labartino (in Italian)