International Association of Labour History Institutions

XXIX Conference, Milan, 1998 Programme

Organized in Cooperation with the Section of Business and Labour Archives of the International Council on Archives


Wednesday, 16 September
Fondazione G. Feltrinelli, Via Romagnosi 3

  • 2.30 p.m.
  • Welcome to participants: Salvatore Veca, President of the Fondazione Feltrinelli
  • IALHI General Assembly
  • Visit of the Library and Archives of the Fondazione Feltrinelli: David Bidussa, Director of the Library
  • 8.00 p.m.
  • Dinner


Thursday, 17 September
The Labour Movement in Italy: History and Archives
Centro congressi Cariplo, Via Romagnosi 6

  • 9.30 a.m.
  • Giulio Sapelli (Director of Research, Fondazione Feltrinelli), Introduction
  • David Bidussa (Fondazione Feltrinelli), Labour Collections at the Feltrinelli Library
  • Stefano Musso (Fondazione Feltrinelli), The Italian Historiography of the Labour Movement
  • Luca Borzani (Centro ligure di storia sociale), Sources and Archives in Italy for the History of the Labour Movement
  • Luigi Tomassini (University of Florence), The History of Labour Mutuality in Italy
  • Communications: Nico Berti (Archivio Pinelli) and Paola Scarnati (Archivio audiovisivo del movimento operaio)
  • 4.00 p.m.
  • Visit of the Centro ricerche Di Vittorio and the Istituto milanese per la storia dell'età contemporanea, della resistenza e del movimento operaio di Sesto San Giovanni
    Mirian Bergamaschi, Director of the Centro ricerche Di Vittorio
    Luigi Ganapini (University of Bologna)
  • 8.00 p.m.
  • Dinner


Friday, 18 September
Collecting and Appraising Labour and Business Records
Centro congressi Cariplo, Via Romagnosi 6

  • 9.30 a.m.
  • Jaap Kloosterman (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, Chair of ICA/SBL), Introduction
  • Duccio Bigazzi (University of Milan; Editor of Archivi e imprese), Business History and Business Archives in Italy
  • Paola Carucci (General Director of the Archivio centrale dello Stato), Civil Security Service prior to the 1977 Law
  • Leslie Richmond (Business Records Centre, Glasgow), The Art of Appraisal: an Essential Tool for Business Archivists
  • 2.30 p.m.
  • Anna Christine Ulfsparre (National Archives, Stockholm), A Report from a Project on the Creation of Business Archives in the Age of IT
  • Alessandro Lombardo (Director of Archivio storico Ansaldo), New Perspectives in Collecting and Apparaising Business Records: the Case of Ansaldo
  • Communication: Giuseppe Paletta, Director of the Centro di storia dell'impresa e dell'innovazione
  • 5.00 p.m.
  • Visit of the Archivio storico della Banca commerciale italiana
    Francesca Pino, Director of the Archives
  • 8.00 p.m.
  • Dinner


Saturday, 19 September

  • 8.00 a.m.
  • Departure for Turin
  • 9.30 a.m.
  • Visit of Fiat Lingotto and the Archivio storico Fiat
    Filippo Pralormo, Chairmain of Lingotto s.r.l. Giuseppe Berta (University "Carlo Cattaneo", Castellanza - Director of Archivio storico Fiat)
  • 2.30 p.m.
  • Visit of the Fondazione istituto piemontese A. Gramsci, and of the Archives of Camera confederale del lavoro di Torino
    Sergio Scamuzzi, Director of the Fondazione istituto piemontese Gramsci
    Renata Yedid Levi, Fondazione istituto piemontese Gramsci
  • 8.00 p.m.
  • Dinner