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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…

Final conference of the DisComPoSE project

The DisComPoSE project is coming to an end. The team is organizing the international conference Davanti alla fine. Culture e Politiche della calamità in età moderna (Before the end. Cultures and Policies of calamity in the early modern age).…

Flooding and mobility in the Early Modern Barcelona

The  18th edition of the Barcelona History Congress, held between 22nd and 24th November 2023, was titled Towards an Environmental History of the City. The conference, organized by the Historical Archives of the City of Barcelona, aimed to…

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…

Climate and Natural Disasters on both sides of the Atlantic

On 5th and 6th October, the XVI International Seminar of History and Climate entitled Climate and Natural Disasters on both sides of the Atlantic from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries. Strategies of prevention and defence,  building…

Reports on natural disasters

Three scholars who study the genre of press relations were the protagonists of the international seminar The reports on natural disasters between Italy and Spain in the seventeenth century, held on 23rd June 2023 at the Department of Humanities…

News of catastrophes between Europe and the Atlantic

The DisComPoSE researchers participated in a session of the conference The Italian culture of the eighteenth century and its transnational connections, organized on 20th-22nd June 2023 in Naples, as part of the activities of the international…

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…

Dancing on the volcano

In the context of the Festival of Sustainable Development 2023, the online event "Dancing on the volcano". Education for sustainable development in a German-Italian perspective took place on 9th May. The meeting is part of the series of German-Italian…