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…

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…

"Short memories" on the SISEM website

The site of the Italian Society for the History of the Early Modern Age (SISEM) hosts the editorial by Domenico Cecere Memorie corte. Le società di antico regime e l’esperienza delle catastrofi (Short memories. Ancien régime societies and…

May 19, 2021 - The reception of texts in early modern Italy

What happens when Boiardo, Ariosto and Tasso leave the courts to enter the inns? This is the question that the researchers of the DisComPoSE group tried to answer together with Marina Roggero - author of the beautiful book Le carte piene di…

May 5, 2021 - What is a popular press?

What is a popular press? This is the question addressed by the DisComPoSe research group to Professor Giancarlo Petrella, who attended the third appointment of the Verba manent series of seminars taking place on May 5th on the Teams platform.…

April 28, 2021: News in the 1500s between orality and writing

The second online meeting of the Verba manent cycle had as its protagonist Professor Ottavia Niccoli, author of books that have by now become classics of Renaissance history and culture. On April 28th 2021, the historian spoke about the Transmission…

May 6, 2021: DisComPoSE at the Jornadas Internacionales

DisComPoSE will participate in the fifteenth edition of the Jornadas Internacionales de Arte, Historia y Cultura Colonial organized by the Colonial Museum of Bogotà. The event will be entitled Iconografías del desastre: miradas sobre los…

Monographic section in the journal "Mediterranea"

The number 51 of "Mediterranea" is online, hosting the monographic section "Calamità ambientali e risposte politiche nella monarchia ispanica (secc. XVII-XVIII)" (Environmental calamities and political responses in the Hispanic monarchy -XVII-XVIII…

April - June, 2021: Verba manent

Verba manent Popular cultures and hegemonic cultures in Italy in the Early Modern Age April - June 2021 In 1980 Carlo Ginzburg wrote: "Studies on popular culture will survive the fashion that surrounds them today". The prediction did not…