The Second Life of Objects: Martyrdom, emotions, memory in post-Risorgimento Italy (1860-1884)

Lecture by Carlotta Sorba During the Age of Revolutions political objects performed a primary political function. They even experienced a “second life” at the end of the events which generated their birth and dissemination. They made their way into private or public collections, activating memory and commemoration circuits which contributed to defining collective identities. In […]


On 23rd November 2020 at 11:00, via Zoom. Zoom Seminar The team of the Visual and Material History Working Group is very happy to invite you to its next event which will take place on the 23rd of November at 11:00. For the fifth session of the “Talking about things” seminar series, we will consider […]