DisComPoSE Digital Archive

Data related to thousands of sources on natural disasters in the Spanish Monarchy during the early modern age can be consulted through the DisComPoSE Digital Archive. The research group has collected and analysed a huge number of documents and…

Sustainable and Resilient societies

Disruptive transformations such as natural disasters, technological innovations, and demographic, socio-economic and organizational crises make resilience an urgent priority on the research agenda of contemporary social and behavioural sciences…

New partnership between DisComPoSE and VeLoci

The new collaboration between the researchers of the DisComPoSE project and those of the VeLoci project – Vesuvian Lost Cities before the Discovery: Sources, Experiences, Imagery in the Early Modern Period – began on June 14th 2024, in an…

Experiences of Calamity

The collection of essays in the section La società di antico regime e le esperienze della calamità. Memorie, pratiche di risposta (The Society of the Old Regime and Experiences of Calamity: Memories, Response Practices) in issue 2 of 2024…

The printed catalogue of the exhibition "Paper eruptions” is now available!

Since 2022, you have been able to visit the virtual exhibition Paper eruptions. Four centuries of printing on volcanoes. The printed catalogue of the exhibition edited by Elisabetta Scirocco, Philine Helas, Golo Maurer, Domenico Cecere, Hanna…

Managing Times of Emergency

In times of emergency, communication plays a crucial yet problematic role. While this may seem obvious nowadays, even before the emergence of modern media, the methods of gathering, elaborating and transmitting information had a significant…

Catastrophe of the World

With the exhibition Catastrofe del mondo (Catastrophe of the World), the researchers of the DisComPoSE project aimed to share with a wide audience the most significant texts and images representing the catastrophic events that occurred in the…

The DisComPoSE P.I. at " Futuro Remoto"

The DisComPoSE project participated in the 37th edition of the Futuro Remoto event, organized in Città della Scienza in Naples. The meeting on November 23rd, entitled European Research: sharing the passion with those who work at the borders…

Saints and heroes in the face of emergency

Domenico Cecere and Milena Viceconte were interviewed by Eduardo Angel Cruz for New Books Networks, a network that reaches thousands of undergraduate and PhD students in American and Hispanic universities. In presenting the book Heroes in Dark…

Water: resource and threat

Water is the fundamental element for the existence of life but it is also a threat for us. For this reason, it has constituted a crucial problem in all civilizations and in every age. The volume Water: resource and threat. The management of…