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The Palimpsest of the Catastrophe

Il palinsesto della catastrofe. La metafora tra lirica e scienza nel barocco meridionale, Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 2023, is the outcome of four years of research carried out by Antonio Perrone within the DisComPoSE project. This…

The Popocatepetl in Bologna

As part of the program of seminars promoted by the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Dmitri Rouwet and Carlos Caracciolo have organized a meeting dedicated to the inquiries performed within the DisComPoSE research project.…

Heroes in Dark Times

The natural disasters that took place in the territories of the Hispanic Monarchy in the early modern era triggered publications in a range of genres, including treatises, relaciones de sucesos, avvisi, chronicles, hagiographies and poems.…

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…

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…

Construction and transmission of the memory of natural disasters

The study of the transmission of memory is essential to understand the way in which the societies of the past perceived and interpreted risks of natural origin and to understand the ways in which they reacted to them. This was confirmed by…

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