The prototype of the DisComPoSE digital archive

The prototype of the DisComPose digital archive was presented on 23rd November to an audience of researchers, students and high school teachers. The software was conceived and developed by students of the Apple Academy to make the research results…

December 1, 2020: Memory, trauma, history.

Memory, trauma, history. War and catastrophe in the twentieth century The study of the history of the contemporary age requires a specific methodological approach and a particular typology of sources. Prof. Gabriella Gribaudi made this comment…

November 23, 2020: Tales of catastrophe

Tales of catastrophe – Remembering 23rd November 1980 To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the violent earthquake that devastated Irpinia in 1980, the DisComPoSE team organized on 23rd November 2020 an on line seminar with the participation…

Remembering 23rd November 1980

Tales of the catastrophe - Remembering 23rd November 1980 23rd November is the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Irpinia earthquake. In accordance with the conditions permitted by the current health emergency, we wanted to organize a moment of…

October 28, 2020: Calamities and societies of the ancien régime

In the face of the emergency of the pandemic, attempts to research in the past similarities and differences between the ways individuals, companies and institutions respond to this type of event have multiplied. This was the theme of the lecture…

New call for papers on natural disasters

A Call for Papers is open for two monographic issues of the Griseldaonline journal on the theme “Catastrophes. When the world fails”. The goal is to investigate literary texts as valuable witnesses and at the same time exceptional creators…

October 28, 2020: From punishments of God to wonders of nature

Da castighi di Dio a prodigi della natura. Le calamità e le società di antico regime (From punishments of God to wonders of nature. Calamities and societies of ancient regime) is the title of the conference of Prof. Domenico Cecere organized…

September 23-24, 2020: Seminar of the APURIS Programme

On Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th September the DisComPoSE team will take part in the third seminar of the APURIS Programme focusing on natural disasters and in particular on risk management and on the responses of the Bourbon administration…

September 27, 2019: DisComPoSE joined The European Researchers’ night

DisComPoSE participated in the European Researchers' Night, a valuable opportunity to bring society closer to the themes, the problems and the challenges of scientific research. Within this framework, two popular events were held on 27th…

May 31, 2019: Workshop at the Banco di Napoli Historical Archives

 A workshop specifically designed for the young DisComPoSE researchers took place on May 31st 2019 in the Banco di Napoli Historical Archives, the largest archival collection of bank documents in the entire world. The content of these documents…