Narrating Catastrophe in the Golden Age

Gennaro Schiano's book Relatar la catástrofe en el Siglo de Oro. Entre noticia y narración, recently published by Peter Lang (Berlin), is dedicated to a representation of natural disasters in one of the most popular genres produced in the…

Rexpublica and DisComPoSE in discussion

Several members of the Rexpublica project and the DisComPoSE project attended the conference Desastres en la América colonial Hispánica. Redes, circulación de la información y memoria (siglos XVI-XVIII), organized on 13th September at the…

Lyric poetry about the eruption of Vesuvius in 1631

The recent publication of La Scelta di poesie nell’incendio del Vesuvio - edited by Antonio Perrone and Carolina Borrelli - aims to extend the scope of the DisComPoSe research and the analysis of the catastrophic reports to lyric poetry. In…

13 September, 2021: Disasters in Spanish Colonial America

The conference Disasters in Spanish Colonial America (16th-18th centuries) is taking place on 13th September in Seville. The activity is the result of the collaboration between DisComPoSe and the Spanish project Res Pública Monárquica. La…

24-26 August, 2021: Iconography and history of epidemics

DisComPoSe is among the official partners of the fifteenth edition of the Jornadas Internacionales de Arte, Historia y Cultura Colonial, organized by the Colonial and Santa Clara Museums of Bogotá which took place from 24th to 26th August as…

5 July, 2021: Intervention strategies in the face of disaster

As part of the activities of the RED Geride International Network, the XV edition of the Historia & Disastres conference took place on 5th  July, aimed at promoting the historical and comparative study of disasters related to threats of…

June 29, 2021: The lesson of Piero Camporesi

In the final meeting of the cycle of seminars Verba Manent, Claudio Giunta, professor of Italian literature at the University of Trento, enriched the reflection on popular culture starting from the lesson of Piero Camporesi. The seminar, dedicated…

July 8, 2021: Stories of disasters and dreams of the future

DisComPoSE took part in the eighth edition of Rencontres Recherche et Création. La mémoire du future (At the crossroads of research and artistic creativity. Memory of the future) organized by the French National Research Agency (ANR) and the…

The square as a political space

With the seminar The square as a political space: manuscripts, printings and songs held on 9th June, Prof. Massimo Rospocher shifted the focus of reflection within the cycle of meetings Verba manent to the spaces and concrete conditions in which…

June 7-8, 2021: Communication during emergencies

DisComPoSE has expanded the field of investigation into disasters caused by natural events. In the conference of 7th and 8th June Communication, politics and emergency management in the Hispanic Monarchy. Sixteenth-eighteenth centuries, interesting…