Entries by manuelapittera

The Spanish Monarchy from a polycentric perspective

The volume of Yasmina Ben Yessef Garfia La Monarchia spagnola in una prospettiva policentrica. Reti, conflitti, negoziazioni tra scala locale e spazi imperiali (secoli XVI-XVII), (The Spanish Monarchy from a polycentric perspective. Networks, conflicts, negotiations between the local level and imperial areas (16th-17th centuries) has been published. Through the analysis of four case studies, the […]

The Palimpsest of the Catastrophe

Il palinsesto della catastrofe. La metafora tra lirica e scienza nel barocco meridionale, Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 2023, is the outcome of four years of research carried out by Antonio Perrone within the DisComPoSE project. This volume represents the theoretical framework of a previous anthology dedicated to Baroque poetry La Scelta di poesie nell’incendio […]

The Popocatepetl in Bologna

As part of the program of seminars promoted by the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Dmitri Rouwet and Carlos Caracciolo have organized a meeting dedicated to the inquiries performed within the DisComPoSE research project. The aim is to highlight how closely the study of sources about natural disasters in the early modern age […]

Heroes in Dark Times

The natural disasters that took place in the territories of the Hispanic Monarchy in the early modern era triggered publications in a range of genres, including treatises, relaciones de sucesos, avvisi, chronicles, hagiographies and poems. Such texts began to circulate within and beyond the Empire immediately after each calamitous event and contributed to the spread of […]

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 reflections that emerged during the seminar Disasters in Hispanic colonial America: networks, memory and the circulation of knowledge […]

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 and Spanish researchers will meet to analyse: the ways in which the memory of traumatic events was […]

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 the 23rd Matteo Lazzari and Yasmina Ben Yessef presented their work within the panel coordinated by Gennaro Varriale […]