Gramsci Institute Foundation

Rome, Italy

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© Fondazione Istituto GramsciLibrary
© Fondazione Istituto GramsciThe archive of personalities: Palmiro Togliatti, Enrico Berlinguer, Luchino Visconti, Sibilla Aleramo, Luigi Squarzina
© Fondazione Istituto Gramsci

The Gramsci Institute Foundation preserves archives of major importance for the study of the political, social and cultural history of 20th-century Italy, with particular reference to the history of Republican Italy, including those of the Italian Communist Party (1921–91), Antonio Gramsci’s prison notebooks and letters from prison, and the papers of Luchino Visconti, Sibilla Aleramo and Luigi Squarzina. The foundation has a library of approximately 150,000 volumes and 4,000 periodicals.

The foundation carries out research projects in its areas of expertise and organises scholarly conferences and seminars, courses, exhibitions and training activities. It publishes the journal Studi Storici and a wide range of scholarly volumes, including the national edition of the writings of Antonio Gramsci.


Legal office:
Via Portuense, 95/c
00153 Roma

Operational Headquarters:
Via Sebino, 43a
00199 Roma

T +39 06 065806646
F +39 06 48887530

President of the Foundation
Giuseppe Vacca
T +39 06 065806646
F +39 06 48887530

Director of the Foundation
Silvio Pons
T +39 06 065806646
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