Entries by manuelapittera

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 DisComPoSE research group will lead two thematic sessions on the 8th chaired by Juan Carlos Ruiz Guadalajara (Colsan) […]

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

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 […]

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 de sucesos” comme espace de mélanges, tranformations et contaminations du XVI au XVIII siècles, was held in Paris (Université Paris […]

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, now in its second edition, is aimed at PhD students and young researchers interested in deepening their knowledge about […]

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 the H2020 ERC project Water-Cultures. The Water Cultures of Italy,1500-1900, led by David Gentilcore, Professor of the University of Venice Ca’ […]

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 and librarians convened to reflect on the state of the digitisation process of the ancient bibliographic heritage and the challenges […]

Thematic itineraries on “Paper eruptions”

The lively interest in the digital exhibition Paper eruptions has prompted the researchers of DisComPoSE and of the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institut für Kunstgeschichte to offer some public thematic tours starting from a selection of volumes on display. During the first appointment on Saturday 7th May 2022, the contents of the six sections […]