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…

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…

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…

Risk, disaster and emergency management

The volume Rischio, catastrofe e gestione dell’emergenza nel Mediterraneo occidentale e in Ispanoamerica in età moderna. Omaggio a Jean-Philippe Luis includes a significant part of the findings of the interdisciplinary and international APURIS…

Paper eruptions. Four centuries of volcanoes in print

The online exhibition Paper eruptions. Four Centuries of Volcanoes in Print is the result of a collaboration between the scientific and library staff of the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institut für Kunstgeschichte and the members of…

“Disaster Narratives”: the debate about this volume

There is a heated debate about the analysis and interpretation of the sources of the natural disasters that occurred in the Kingdom of Naples in the early modern age. This has been encouraged by the book Disaster narratives in Early Modern Naples.…

Lyric poetry about disasters of 17th century

Poesie d’amore e d’altri disastri (Carocci 2021) is an anthology of 70 lyric poems with a commentary about disasters edited by Antonio Perrone. It collects the works of 37 Neapolitan poets who wrote between 1632 and 1695 and passes through…