EUI, Villa Salviati - Photo by F. Martino

WHITE VANISHING AND SETTLER COLONIAL ANXIETY IN THE 1975 FILM “PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK” – with Costanza Bergo

On 13 December 2019 – with Costanza Bergo (PhD Candidate at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia) Lecture Settler colonial landscape is increasingly understood as a spatial project produced by imagined geographies. This fantasy-scape is a separate entity from physical, occupied landscape; yet it always maintains a relation to it and can manifests […]

INTERIORS AND EXTERIORS IN VISUAL AND MATERIAL HISTORY

On 21 November 2019 Meet & Discuss Session The discussion is introduced and moderated by Iseabail Rowe. Researchers from all areas, years and time-periods of history are encouraged to attend this informal working group discussion and to bring along an example of visual or material culture you have come across that fits under this broad […]

DISCUSSING ABOUT METHODS ON VISUAL SOURCES

On 8 March 2019 Meet & Discuss Session During this session, we aim at discussing two recent readings dealing with the use of visual source in history. Starting from them, we will raise some questions about the use of visual sources and we will open up a more informal discussion about the different ways of […]

LANDSCAPES IN MOVEMENT: DRAWINGS OF URBAN NATURE IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY PARIS – with Camilla Pietrabissa

On 14 October 2019 – with Camilla Pietrabissa (Fondazione 1563 per l’arte e la cultura, Turin) Lecture co-organised with the History of Science Working Group (EUI) This seminar explores the role of drawing practices in fabricating the image of urban nature in eighteenth-century Paris. If the traditional narrative about Paris as an ‘open city’ refers to the period of demilitarization started […]