Short Articles

This section hosts original short articles about close encounters in war. These texts include mini-essays, reviews, and critical notes about the main topics of the journal.

The short articles can be submitted to the Editors at year-round. The editors will select and publish the most suitable contributions.

Here you can scroll through the complete chronological list of the published short articles.

Review: Sieu Sean Do, A Cloak of Good Fortune. A Cambodian Boy’s Journey From Paradise Through a Kingdom of Terror by Edward Tick (April 3, 2023)

Review: Matteo Pretelli and Francesco Fusi, Soldati e patrie. I combattenti alleati di origine italiana nella Seconda guerra mondiale by Gianluca Cinelli (January 16, 2022)

Review: Illya Titko, Blood Formula by Gianluca Cinelli (December 16, 2022)

Review: Franco Baldasso, Against Redemption. Democracy, Memory, and Literature in Post-Fascist Italy by Gianluca Cinelli (December 02, 2022)

Review: Vitaliy Zapeka, Bravado! Volunteer Canadian and Ukrainian Soldiers in Stories by Glen Miller (November 28, 2022)

Review: Langhamer, Claire, Lucy Noakes and Claudia Siebrecht (eds.). Total War. An Emotional History by Simona Tobia (December 16, 2021)

Review: Edward Tick, Coming Home in Viet Nam. Poems by Gianluca Cinelli (November 11, 2021)

Strong-Hearts by Glen Miller and Scott Hutchinson (April 11, 2021)

We Were Swept Away by a Landslide. A New Metaphorical Representation of Covid-19 by Patrizia Piredda (February 26, 2021)

Primo Levi’s Hundredth Birthday. 31st July 1919 – 31st July 2019 by Gianluca Cinelli (August 1, 2019)

A Fatal Encounter in War. A Case of Impact of PTSD on Civilians in Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk by Gianluca Cinelli (October 4, 2018)

Land of Mine: An Ethical Example of Wisdom and Empathic Rationality by Patrizia Piredda (May 22, 2018)

Encountering Violence and Crimes in Autobiographical Narratives of Operation “Barbarossa” by Gianluca Cinelli (August 31, 2017)

The War as Moral Experience in Wittgenstein’s Secret Diary by Patrizia Piredda (January 14, 2017)

What Does “Proximity” Mean for Local Interpreters Working in Zones of Conflict? by María Manuela Fernández Sánchez (July 8, 2016)

Encountering War in the Letters from the Front. Eastern Front, 1941-1944 by Gianluca Cinelli (May 8, 2016)

Reading War Photographs: Who is the photographer? by María Manuela Fernández Sánchez (April 30, 2016)

Max Weber and the “Weltkrieg” by Carlo Bordoni (April 21, 2016)

Interrogations in WW2: Any Lessons Learned? by Simona Tobia (March 11, 2016)

Freedom, Coercion or Torture? The Political Re-Education of German POWs in Soviet Concentration Camps, 1941-1956 by Gianluca Cinelli (March 11, 2016)