Webster Geneva Honors the 100th Commemoration of the End of World War I

Nov 29, 2018 56

On Nov. 7, 2018, Webster University Geneva’s Department of International Relations and the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies co-organized a one-day conference to mark the 100th commemoration of the end of the Great War within the program of the 2018 Geneva Peace Week. The event concentrated on the topic of “Italy and the Allies: War Goals and Post-War Disillusions” and benefited from the patronage and sponsorship of Italy’s Consulate-General as well as the collaboration of the Geneva-based associations of Italian veterans.

The Consul-General of Italy, Antonino La Piana, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Italy to the UN and other International Organizations, Ambassador Massimo Bellelli, together with the president of the Committee of the Italians Living Abroad, Andrea Pappalardo, the president of the Association of the Italian Researchers in Switzerland, Federica Rossi, the Academic Director of the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies, Dr. Giles Scott-Smith, the director of Webster University Geneva, Clementina Acedo, and the Head of the Department of International Relations, Dr. Oreste Foppiani, opened the conference.

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SOURCE: http://news.webster.edu

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