visual culture


The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd, Cubiculum of the Donna Velata, Fresco on rock-cut tufa,  Ceiling fresco, Roman Early Christian, 3rd Century ( Catacomb of Priscilla, Rome, Italy). Image and original data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y. http://www.artres.com/c/htm/Home.aspx   Every artefact that has endured from the past, regardless of its age, serves as a footprint of that era. Frequently, […]

Museo Davanzati

On Friday 15th December at 17:00 we wrapped up 2023 with a museum visit to Davanzati! The museum is free to visit for those with an EUI card and closes at 19:00 on a Friday so we proposed a late afternoon visit from 17:00-19:00 followed by a dinner to say goodbye before the holidays. The […]

The Practical use of visual and material sources in a PhD thesis

The Visual and Material History Working Group is happy to invite you to its first session on 11th November. Have you ever wondered how to include visual and material sources in your research and writing? This workshop will act as an opportunity to share some useful tools, bibliography, and methodologies to start working with these types of […]

A FOCUS ON MATERIALITY: MATERIAL CULTURE AND HISTORIES OF SCIENCE

On 23rd October 2020, 11:00-12:30 – Sala del Torrino, Villa Salviati, Florence / Zoom. Meet & Discuss Session For the third session of the “Talking about things” seminar series, we will look into the use of objects and images as sources to explore the history of science. For this session, organized jointly with the History […]

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 […]