Transkribus platform and the frontiers of electronic text analysis: the example of the Prison Notebooks

To electronically transcribe and make handwriting in Europe electronically analysable. These are the functions of the Transkribus platform, one of the initiatives carried out by the READ project, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme. Continue reading “Transkribus platform and the frontiers of electronic text analysis: the example of the Prison Notebooks”

Gramsci, Martini, Togliatti and the illegal apparatus of the Pci (1922-1925)

“Of some ‘secret committees’ of the Socialist Party, charged with preparing the revolution, the Italian police was already concerned in 1919. The second congress of the Communist International, in 1920, established that the organization of an illegal party apparatus was an indispensable condition for joining the International. Continue reading “Gramsci, Martini, Togliatti and the illegal apparatus of the Pci (1922-1925)”

Political trials: Gramsci, Giordano Bruno, Nuremberg and the others

«Western legal civilization has invented the “political crime” and, consequently, hypocritically, the “political trials”. This procedure has helped to shape an attitude that has gradually become influential far beyond the West itself. Continue reading “Political trials: Gramsci, Giordano Bruno, Nuremberg and the others”