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15th November, 2021: Information networks and communication policy

In old regime societies, after natural disasters, the most powerful social groups and institutions were often driven to compete with each other for the management of the emergency. The circulation of information and the control of opinions were…

Narrating Catastrophe in the Golden Age

Gennaro Schiano's book Relatar la catástrofe en el Siglo de Oro. Entre noticia y narración, recently published by Peter Lang (Berlin), is dedicated to a representation of natural disasters in one of the most popular genres produced in the…

Rexpublica and DisComPoSE in discussion

Several members of the Rexpublica project and the DisComPoSE project attended the conference Desastres en la América colonial Hispánica. Redes, circulación de la información y memoria (siglos XVI-XVIII), organized on 13th September at the…

Lyric poetry about the eruption of Vesuvius in 1631

The recent publication of La Scelta di poesie nell’incendio del Vesuvio - edited by Antonio Perrone and Carolina Borrelli - aims to extend the scope of the DisComPoSe research and the analysis of the catastrophic reports to lyric poetry. In…

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…

24-26 August, 2021: Iconography and history of epidemics

DisComPoSe is among the official partners of the fifteenth edition of the Jornadas Internacionales de Arte, Historia y Cultura Colonial, organized by the Colonial and Santa Clara Museums of Bogotá which took place from 24th to 26th August as…

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