early modern history


The World in Dress: Costume books across Italy,  Europe and the East

EUI Visual and Material History Working Group hosts a book presentation by Giulia Calvi (Università di Siena). In the early modern period costume books and albums participated in the shaping of a new visual culture that displayed the diversity of the people of the known world on a variety of media including maps, atlases, screens, […]

CALL FOR PAPERS – Food in Medieval and Early Modern Societies

  CALL FOR PAPERS 2nd EUI Conference in Visual and Material Culture Studies Scandalous Feasts and Holy Meals: Food in Medieval and Early Modern Societies (12th-18th centuries)                          25th May 2021 European University Institute, Florence (via Zoom) Organizing committee: Moïra Dato, Matthias Ebejer, Ana […]

HISTORIES OF THE BOOK

On 25th January 2021 at 11:00, via Zoom. Zoom Seminar The Visual and Material History Working Group will have its next event on the 25th of January at 11:00. For the sixth session of the “Talking about things” seminar series, we will consider visual and material histories of the book. This session will host two […]