Umberto Santino

Founder of the “Centro siciliano di documentazione Giuseppe Impastato” of Palermo, he is one of the main scholars of the mafia phenomenon, author of a numerous literary essays, as well as one of the most rigorous and steadfast anti-mafia militant activist. He is also the promoter of the 'No Mafia Memorial.

The No Mafia Memorial’s mission is to tell and breathe new life into a story which has often been reduced to some episodes repeatedly reported on the media filled with stereotypes and by combining the development of the phenomenon in its complexity with other interacting aspects such as criminal, economic, political, social and cultural, and the fight against it on a judicial/institutional and a social, political and cultural level.

TRAVELTOUR You can meet Umberto Santino in these tours:

  • Sicilian Mafia & Antimafia Strategies

    Targeted primarly to students of Criminology, Law, Sociology, the tour focuses the Mafia phenomenon in Sicily and describe it in its complexity. The goal is to show the most effective strategies, used by the the State and by the Civil Society, to fight against Cosa Nostra and to prevent its proliferation.
    • 7 days
    • minimum 20
    • 18 - 99years