International Conference: Saturday 29th May 2021, Rapallo

Centennial of the Treaty of Rapallo (1920.11.12-2020)


Venue: Excelsior Palace Hotel, Rapallo

a project by
Unione degli Istriani – Libera Provincia dell’Istria in Esilio

with the support of
Italian Government
Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia
Università Popolare di Trieste

under the Patronage of
Italian Government - Presidency of the Council of Ministers
Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, Department of Social and Political Sciences


Saturday 29th May 2021, Rapallo

14.45-15.00 Conference opening and institutional greeting

15.00-15.30 Stefano Bianchini, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna
Towards the Treaty of Rapallo: contentious geopolitical projects and incompatible perceptions of the nationality principle

15.30-16.00 Federico Imperato, University of Bari
The thought and the action of Gaetano Salvemini on the Adriatic question from the First World War to the Treaty of Rapallo

16.00-16.30 Biljana Vučetić, Institute of History Belgrade
Some views of the Rapallo Treaty in the USA

16.30-17.00 Francesco Leoncini, University Ca’ Foscari Venice
Steed, Wilson, Sforza and chained Italy

17.00-17.30 Cristina Benussi, University of Trieste
The war, Fiume and Rapallo in the literary memory

17.30-18.00 Stefano Pilotto, MIB Trieste School of Management
The short life of the Corpus Separatum of Fiume/Rijeka: from Rapallo Treaty to Rome Treaty (1920-1924)

18.00-18.30 Q&A and conference closing

The conference can also be followed live on the Facebook page and on the YouTube channel
of the Unione degli Istriani, also accessible from this link: