Category Archives: Porta Palazzo

Porta Palazzo on BBC Radio 4

On Wednesday, March 20, I will be talking about my book Porta Palazzo: The Anthropology of an Italian Market on the show “Thinking Allowed” on BBC Radio 4.

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Porta Palazzo – De Bosis Colloquium, Harvard University, March 25, 2013

I will be presenting my book Porta Palazzo: The Anthropology of an Italian Market as part of the de Bosis Colloquium in Italian Studies at Harvard University. This event is open to the public. March 25, 5-7pm at Boylston Hall, Room … Continue reading

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Snapshots from the field

  I am grinning at the camera but my body is awkward in my big winter coat. I look out of place and foreign. I am much taller than Luigi and Rosella. There is something generally uncomfortable about the photo. … Continue reading

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Porta Palazzo: The Anthropology of An Italian Market

My book on the Porta Palazzo market will be out in April. You can order it on the University of Pennsylvania Press site. Porta Palazzo The Anthropology of an Italian Market Rachel E. Black. Foreword by Carlo Petrini 240 pages … Continue reading

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Babel’s Market

I just found out about this new documentary film that is being made about the Porta Palazzo market in Turin. I can’t wait to see the whole film. I wonder which will appear first my book or their film. It … Continue reading

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