Ideas and protagonists of European independence movements

Events / Sat 21 Jul 2018 09:00

This conference co-organised with the Istituto Camillo Bellieni provided the latest updates and innovative analysis along historical-theoretical lines about European autonomist, federalist and independence movements of stateless nations, such as Sardinia, Corsica, Scotland, Aragon, Wales, the Basque Country, Flanders, Catalonia and Galicia.

The conference was an opportunity to build a European political perspective common to all movements, as well as open a new season of dialogue with political forces that are sympathetic or in solidarity with these movements.

Experts were met by local politicians: Manuel Alivesi (Provincial Commissioner FI), Maurilio Murru (Head of the Municipality of Sassari 5-Star Movement), Silvio Lai (former Regional Councilor and Senator PD), Paolo Maninchedda (former Regional Councilor and Councilor, PDS Secretary), Christian Solinas (Senator, secretary of the PSD’Az).


21 of September

Opening session

Greetings and introduction by:

  • Maria Doloretta Lai, President of Bellieni Institute
  • Michele Pinna, Director
  • Antonello Nasone, Bureau member of Coppieters Foundation
1st Panel
  • Antonia Luciani, ARRITTI
  • Alan Sandry, Swansea University
  • Michele Pinna, Director of Istituto Camillo Bellieni
2nd Panel
  • Ettore Beggiato, Former Regional Councilor
  • Vincent Scheltiens, Antwerp University

Conclusions by Michele Pinna and Antonello Nasone.

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When: Friday 21 July 2018, from 9:00 to 17:00
Where: Villino Ricci, viale Dante n. 2, Sardegna


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There will be simultaneous interpretation at this event in English and Italian.

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This conference is a joint initiative of the Istituto Camillo Bellieni and Coppieters Foundation.

Attilio Pinna and Salvatore Taras coordinate the conference.

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This conference is financially supported by the European Parliament. The European Parliament is not liable for the content of the conference or the opinions of the speakers.

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