At the PUP first seminary in prison with students and prisoners

The PUP program, which was abruptly interrupted by the pandemic, provides for a series of seminar meetings with free and inmates students, on various topics related to the eight degree courses currently active at the PUP, relating to the seven Departments involved.

In fact, on the morning of Friday 26 November 2021, in the ‘Pasquale Mandato’ Penitentiary Center of Secondigliano, where the PUP – Federico II Penitentiary University Complex is located, the first joint study seminar will take place as part of the teaching activities of the Polo.

The study day is organized by the Criminal Law Course of Professor Giuseppe Amarelli, of the Department of Political Sciences and will focus on a story of lived history: we will discuss with the students the story of a young woman sentenced to life in prison, a student of mathematics . The story is narrated by professor Guido Trombetti, who followed and tutored the student in the book, “La compassione”.

On this occasion the free students will be able to meet the detained students of medium security. The access ‘beyond the wall’, the meeting between students physically and symbolically represents a first step towards opening the prison to the city.

The next one will take place at the end of January on the themes of the city and its future.

The meeting on Friday 26 November will be opened by the greetings of Giulia Russo, Director of the Secondigliano Penitentiary Center, Marella Santangelo, Delegate of the Federico II Penitentiary University Complex, Giovanni Chiola, Aggregate of Federico II Public Law Institutions.

Giuseppe Amarelli, Professor of Criminal Law at Federico II, introduces and moderates the event.

It is discussed by Samuele Ciambriello, Campania Guarantor for prisoners, and the Federicians Guido Trombetti, mathematician and former Rector, Giacomo Di Gennaro, Professor of Sociology, Pasquale Sabbatino, Professor of Italian Literature.