Since 1994 the Fondazione Mediterraneo carried out an intense publishing and multimedia activity in many languages in order to promote, testify and spread shared values of different cultures in the Greater Mediterranean.  
Hundreds of volumes have been published in different thematic series of books by Fondazione's publishing house Magma and by other qualified publishing houses.

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Caterina Arcidiacono. Edizioni magma – March 2004 (it.) format 17x24; pp.159; ISBN 88-8127-021-8

The voice of the centre of Naples joins the voice of Florence’s and Berlin’s inhabitants to let out an alarm cry about the new forms of urban neglect and degradation. In an increasingly globalized world, the Old Centre of Naples is the soul of the city thanks to its urban and relational heritage: this important resource has to be preserved and shared.
The research directed by Caterina Arcidiacono – Professor of Social and Community Psychology at the University of Naples “Federico II” and Vice President of the Mediterranean Laboratory Foundation – means to be a stimulus for sustainable tourism policies: to avoid the impoverishment of the inhabitants and the devaluation of human-environmental resources as well as of new investments. With this book, the Mediterranean Laboratory Foundation promotes new methodologies for actions in favour of urban liveability, participation and social capital promotion.

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Proceedings of the International Meeting – Rome, 5th – 6th December 1996.
VV.AA. Edizioni Magma – FLM Napoli 1996 (It.), ISBN 88-8127-021-8

The 3rd International Meeting about tourism in the Mediterranean took place in Rome, on December 5th and 6th 1996, organized by the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and the Mediterranean Laboratory Foundation, in collaboration with the University of Siena, the Institute of Tourist Engineering of Paris University Marne-la-Vallée, and others. Michele Capasso, President of the Foundation, chaired the first session concerning the “Globalization of Markets and Mediterranean Tourism”.

The conclusions of this meeting meant to introduce reasons and needs of an environmentally sustainable tourism, enabled to improve life standards of citizens, communicate an image of places attentive to values of solidarity, brotherhood and intercultural dialogue. A further result achieved by the meeting consists in the partnership with the Mediterranean Laboratory Foundation which has published the proceedings.

IIL VIAGGIO - Da "Grand Tours" al turismo post-industriale
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Catalogue of a cinematographic retrospective "Cinema according to Salah Abou Seif" AA.VV., Edizioni Magma - FLM Napoli 2002 (it./en.) format 21x21 - pp. 180 - ISBN 88-8127-032-3

The project CINEMAMED, co-ordinated and launched by the Fondazione Laboratorio Mediterraneo, is an important contribution to the cultural heritage of the Mediterranean. It is a triennial project and it aims to favour the development of co-operation between the EC and the countries of the Mediterranean in the cinematographic and audiovisual sector.
In fact, the cinema of the Mediterranean countries is an invaluable patrimony that deserves to be preserved by re-evaluating its nature and its function in the different contexts.
This retrospective of unedited works of Salah Abou Seif, the un disputed genius of Egyptian cinema, belongs to the directors who has so far been able to express the soul of Egypt with images.

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Predrag Matvejevic’. Edizioni Magma – FLM Naples undated (It.) format 21x30 – pp. 12 ISBN 88-8127-099-4

Which is the image offered by the Mediterranean in the end of this century? How can we build up the European Union? Which is the Mare Nostrum’s destiny?
The outlooks of an area from which our cultures and creativity sprang and that has always been troubled by conflicts have been plainly and carefully analysed in this short essay by the author of Breviario Mediterraneo.

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Predrag Matvejevic, Edizioni Magma – FLM Naples undated (It.) format 21x30 – pp. 16 - ISBN 88-8127-003-X

Usually at the end of a century, it is important to draw up a balance. This book provides some concepts about Europe’s identities, with special reference to the war in Ex- Yugoslavia.
The book ends with the «Appeal for Peace in Ex-Yugoslavia », called upon in Naples on December 10th 1994 by the Mediterranean Laboratory Foundation and signed by writers, intellectuals, cultural and scientific figures, as well as by thousands citizens from all over the world.

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