material history


GAMES AND TOYS: THE MATERIAL HISTORY OF PLAYING

On 10th March 2021 at 18:00, via Zoom. Joint-Zoom Seminar with the Intellectual History Working Group The Visual and Material History Working Group will have its next event on the 10th of March at 18:00. Organised jointly with the Intellectual History Working Group of the EUI, this special session of the “Talking about things” seminar […]

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 […]

GLOBAL EXCHANGES: THE CASE OF DIPLOMATIC GIFTS

On 9th November 2020 at 11:00, via Zoom. Meet & Discuss Session For the fourth session of the “Talking about things” seminar series, the Visual and Material History working group invites you to look into the specific case of diplomatic gifts. In this session, organized jointly with the Diplomatic History working group of the European […]

RELIGIOUS MATERIALITY: OBJECTS OF FAITH AND DEVOTION

  On Friday 9 October at 11:00, sala del Torrino, Villa Salviati The study of religion and religious communities can be analysed through two avenues: the analysis of faith which is an intrinsic sentiment, and the study of devotion which offers an external and more tangible perspective. The two are not always easily distinguishable. The […]

TROPY DATABASE FOR VISUAL SOURCES – with William Lindgren

On 16 May 2019 – with William Lindgren (EUI) Meet & Discuss Session In this session, we will discuss how the free open-source software TROPY can be used as a useful tool in order to organise and describe the reproduction of visual sources. This session intends to complement the presentation organised by the EUI library […]

WHAT IS VISUAL AND MATERIAL CULTURE AND HOW CAN I ENGAGE WITH IT?

On 25 September 2019 Meet & Discuss Session What is Visual and Material Culture and how can I engage with it? Have you always wondered how to bring visual and material sources into your research but don’t know where to start? Have you come across some interesting visual or material source in the course of […]

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 […]