Fulbright Year Italy

Research, travel, and legal dispatches from my Fulbright year in Bologna, Italy.

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Photo of the Month: November 2014

A regular feature with a few of my favorite images taken over the past month: Above: The inside of the Altare della Patria, Rome’s monument to the fatherland. Above: View of Rome … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Unexpected Environmentalism — Rome as a City of Rebuilding and Reuse

Rome’s constant transformation and re-use make it an unlikely contender for one of Europe’s great sustainable cities. Above: the Pantheon. ROME, Italy — Architect and urban environmentalist Tom Rankin admits … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

80-Year-Old Court Case Comes to a Close in Naples

The decision finally resolves a 1934 property dispute surrounding a plot of land that required the court to trace the chain of title back to 1536. Above: Naples. NAPLES, Italy … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Uncovering the Legend of Bettisia Gozzadini, Europe’s First Female Legal Scholar

Above: A bust of Gozzadini is displayed in the Museo della Storia di Bologna (Museum of the History of Bologna), where it sits alongside busts of other prominent Bolognese women … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment