The moving people

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Where? Palazzo alberti Poja


Refugees, Flüchtlinge, Uprchlíci. 1914-1919

Palazzo Alberti hosts the photographic and documentary exhibition dedicated to the happenings of the refugees of Trentino during the First World War, curated by the History Laboratory of Rovereto

A map of the forced moves of the European population during the Great War, realized by the researchers of the University of Trento, will give for the first time a continental vision of the phenomenon of the refugees, a reality that during the First World War has experienced a huge dimension as never before, that from the 1900s until today has registered unlimited repetitions, as testimony of the history of these months.

What will you find at the exhibition?

  • Pictures
  • Diaries and letters
  • Maps and tables
  • Paintings
  • Notebooks of the memories, postcards, letters written on tree’s cortex
  • Chests
  • Register of the refugees camps Objects taken back by the refugees

Palazzo Alberti Poja hosts the exhibition curated by the History Laboratory of Rovereto, in cooperation with the City Museum Foundation of Rovereto and the Italian War History Museum, with the contribution of the Cultural Activities Service of the Province of Trento, of the municipality of Rovereto and the Community of Vallagarina.

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