Italy to Italians. Interview with Daniele Manacorda

Italy to Italians. Interview with Daniele Manacorda

Carolina Megale Center for Public Archaeology Studies ‘Archeostorie’ |  c.megale@archeostoriejpa.eu Keywords 2017, Carolina Megale, Daniele Manacorda, Italy Crypta Balbi 1982 This interview takes its title from Daniele Manacorda’s recent work L’Italia agli Italiani (Bari, Edipuglia, 2014), a short but substantial book that asserts the author’s past and present commitment to redesign and bolster the relationship between civil society and cultural heritage. Manacorda’s passion and commitment have made him one of the great protagonists of Italian archaeology today. It is a joy and an honor to have him on Archaeostorie’s Advisory Board. For many years Manacorda has been writing a popular column entitled ‘The archaeologist’s job’ for the magazine Archeo; in his articles he analyzes the multifaceted and sometimes troubled relationship between the archaeologist and issues of cultural heritage. It...
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