Publications

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.

Have a look to the on-line publications and if you are interested in receiving the volumes you can contact us writing to info@fondazionemediterraneo.org

 

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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.

IL MEDITERRANEO E L'EUROPA
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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.

SULLE IDENTITÀ DELL'EUROPA
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VV.AA. Preface by Antonio Bassolino, President of Campania Regional Government. Edizioni Aragonesi on behalf of Denarolibri Naples 2001 (It.) format 21x30 - pp. 316

The portrait of Campania made by people with different cultural and political backgrounds and ideas , who have strongly kept the engagement to give back to this Region and to its capital city the international role they had played over the previous centuries. There are short outlines of the main Institutions that have brought about Campania’s changes and that, by their current activity, orient its cultural, scientific, social and economic development, such as the Mediterranean Laboratory Foundation (FLM). The book contains a descriptive essay by the President of the Foundation Michele Capasso.
The FLM is also responsible for the preface and the general organisation of the volume.

RITRATTO DELLA CAMPANIA - Bassa definizione
RITRATTO DELLA CAMPANIA - Alta definizione

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Nullo Minissi. Edizioni Magma - FLM Naples 1995 (it.) format17x24 - pp. 59 – ISBN 88-8127-005-6

The book provides an overview of the present state of Arts Faculties in order to track the political process which has led them to such condition. Besides the overall reasons and the four revolutions of contemporary culture which caused their crises everywhere, the author thinks that in the Italian case it is also necessary to take into account the influence, under the variety of laws and particular rules, of the constant and consistent application of some principles going back to the end of the Sixties, which had guided all university policies. From this point of view, provisions which seem not to be based on sound judgement, or even not making sense, appear reasonable in view of the predetermined aims. Crucial point and keystone of a political system which is now breaking up, the university has to change, at a time when students graduate in a really united Europe, since in the post-industrial society a Country without a widespread higher culture is bound to decline.

RAPPORTO SU L'UNIVERSITÀ
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Proceedings of the International Meeting – Genoa – 16th – 17th February 1996. VV.AA: Edizioni Magma – FLM Napoli 1997 (It.), format 17x24 – pp. 128 – ISBN 88-8127-012-9

On February 16th and 17th 1996, the Regional Council of Liguria and the Fondazione Laboratorio Mediterraneo promoted the International Meeting “Voci dal Mediterraneo”. The most important writers from both sides of the Mediterranean, such as Ben Jelloun, Biamotti, Sanguineti, Djebar, Matvejevic’, Maggiani and so on, joined the meeting. In the end, the participants proposed the institution of a “Parliament of the Mediterranean Writers”: a place where voices “of” and “from” the Mediterranean could be regularly gathered. This book represents an important testimony concerning the value and the indispensability of the dialogue among different cultures, that the Mediterranean Laboratory Foundation has promoted, with its network, since its institution.

VOCI DAL MEDITERRANEO
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Izet Sarajlic, Preface by Predrag Matvejevic. Edizioni Magma – FLM Naples 1996 (It.) format 17x24 - pp. 136 - ISBN 88-8127-014-5

The pages presented here were published during Sarajevo siege. In Il libro degli addii (The Book of Farewells), the poets tells what had been most precious for him in his lifetime: it is a farewell to his numerous friends and enemies. Proper nouns become a metaphor, keys for understanding the book. This log-book written by a shipwrecked person includes many episodes, each summarizing a story. The author observes not so much the war but rather life during war: in the end, life will prevail but black dreams will last over time, maybe unforgettable.

IL LIBRO DEGLI ADDII
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Domenico D'alessandro. Edizioni Magma - FLM Napoli 1994 (it.) f.to 13x21 - pp. 184 - ISBN 88-8127-001-3

Gaetano Filangieri has the ability to be a teacher without ostentation, to move things with the strength of his own ideas, to teach with the example of his life. He puts into practice his assumption that "The philosopher must be the apostle of truth and not the inventor of systems". The saying that: "everything is said is the language of those who do not know anything to produce or who do not have the courage to do so". He is convinced that "if the lights he spreads are not useful for his century and for his homeland, they will be useful for another century and for another country". He manages to be "a citizen of all places, a contemporary of all ages, the universe is his homeland, the earth and the school, his contemporaries and his posterity are his disciples".

POSSEDUTO DALLA RAGIONE
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