“Prison islands: history, present, perspectives” – Conference promoted by the Eurispes Observatory on Insularity



Prison islands

 history, present, perspectives

Wednesday September 20, 2023

Giallombardo Hall – Court of Cassation g.c.

Rome, Piazza Cavour

Conversation alongside the book

Prison islands. Geography and history, by Valerio Calzolaio,

published by Gruppo Abele


3.30 p.m.

Greeting address

Prof. Gian Maria Fara

President of Eurispes


4.00 p.m.

Institutional greetings and speeches

Sen. Nello Musumeci

Minister for Civil Protection and Sea Policies

Sen. Francesco Paolo Sisto

Deputy Minister for Justice

Dr. Giovanni Russo

Head of the Department of Penitentiary Administration

Hon. Simonetta Matone

Magistrate, member of the Justice Commission, Chamber of Deputies

Hon. Debora Serracchiani

Lawyer, member of the Justice Commission, Chamber of Deputies


Prof. Lawyer Roberto De Vita

Director of Eurispes Justice Department

5.30 p.m.

Round table

Introduces and moderates:

Prof. Lawyer Aldo Berlinguer

Professor of Comparative Law at the University of Cagliari and President of the Eurispes Observatory on insularity



Dr. Raimondo Ambrosino

Mayor of Procida


Dr. Luciano Cafiero

Deputy Mayor of the Tremiti Islands


Prof. Luca Foresi

Director of the Museum of Geological and Architectural Sciences of Pianosa Island


Dr. Massimo Mulas

Mayor of Porto Torres


The author concludes:

Dr. Valerio Calzolaio

Journalist, writer


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