Mark dares to harangue the crowds in Mussolini’s home town

Mark Leslie was asked to address a contentious history conference in Forli near Bologna, the birthplace of il Duce – a.k.a Benito Mussolini.

The European Museum Academy (EMA), felt Ireland’s success in presenting the contended story of the 1916 Rising in Dublin would of interest to those planning a new European heritage trail. This would explore the architectural legacy of Fascism in Italy, Spain and Germany.

What to do with the architectural legacy of fascism in Italy, Spain and Germany?
Proud citizens of Forli, the birthplace of il Duce, executed during the Fascist era.