27th and 28th October: Construction and transmission of the memory of natural disasters

The study of the transmission of memory is essential to understand the way in which the societies of the past perceived and interpreted risks of natural origin and to understand the ways in which they reacted to them. This was confirmed by…

8th December 2022: International Days of the History of the Iberian Monarchy

The sixteenth edition of the Jornadas Internacionales de Historia de las Monarquías Ibéricas dedicated to Las Monarquías Ibéricas: a mirada desde la historia ambiental will be held in Zacatecas, Mexico, from 7th to 9th December 2022. The…

23rd September 2022: Disaster Management in the 17th century

The researchers of the DisComPoSE project took part in the first congress of the Italian Society of Environmental History (SISAM) dedicated to Environmental History in Italy: Methods and Research Paths held in Catania on 22nd-24th September. On…

Circulation of news about disasters in Hispanic America

The monographic issue Desastres en la América hispánica: circulación de noticias y saberes (siglos XVI-XVIII) has been published in the open access journal Nuevo Mundo. Mundos Nuevos. The studies collected in the dossier are the result of…

15th-17th September 2022: The "relationes de sucesos" as a space of transformation

The tenth conference of the Sociedad Internacional para el Estudio de las Relaciones de Sucesos (SIERS) has seen a significant involvement of the DisComPoSE research group. This event, entitled La transmission des nouvelles. Les “relaciones…

9th September 2022: Cities of the early modern age and their resources

DisComPoSE has participated in the Curso internacional de estudios mediterráneos, a summer course organized by the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Barcelona, which took place from 5th to 9th September. This event,…

27th-28th October 2022: Memory and oblivion of traumatic events

The conference Memory and oblivion of traumatic events in Early Modern Age, organized by the team of the research project DisComPoSe, in collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes, will take place in Naples on October 27th and 28th. Italian…

6th September 2022 – The “signs” of the earthquake in Nigrone’s manuscript

DisComPoSe took part in the international conference Giovanni Antonio Nigrone «Fountaineer and Water Engineer»: Natural Philosophy, Technology and Hydrology at the Turn of the XVI Century, organized at the National Library of Naples within…

4th-6th July 2022 - The challenges of digitising the bibliographic heritage

From 4th to 6th July, the Universidade Da Coruña hosted an international seminar entitled De lo analógico a lo digital: gestión, uso y estudio del patrimonio bibliográfico organised by Nieves Pena Sueiro and Javier Ruiz Astiz. Scholars…

7th June 2022- 'Relaciones de sucesos': between news and narration

Relatar la catástrofe en el Siglo de Oro. Entre noticia y narración is the title of the volume by Gennaro Schiano presented on 7th June 2022 at the Department of Humanities of the University of Naples Federico II. The meeting proved to be…