Conference report: Connecting Mediterranean and Atlantic history. 2nd meeting of the Atlantic Italies Network (Nice, 8-9 November 2018)

by Eva Dal Canto (text) and Riccardo E. Rossi (images)

First published on H-Soz-Kult

To the conference programme

The numerous entanglements between the Italian-speaking area and the Atlantic world have often been reduced to a handful of isolated “heroic” deeds, fuelling the myth of “Italian” navigators and explorers, rather than being examined as the result of broader connections between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Read more

Texts and objects in southern Nigeria: a teaching and research trip

by Roberto Zaugg

In November 2017 I visted universities, archives and museums in southern Nigeria. Thanks to the funding of the Swiss National Science Foundation and the hospitality of the Institut français de recherche en Afrique, directed by Dr. Élodie Apard, I had the opportunity to teach, to do research and to establish contacts for future cooperations. Read more

“Atlantic Italies”: double-panel at the ENIUGH Conference

The Fifth ENIUGH Congress took place in Budapest, hosted by both the Central European University and Corvinus University, from 31 August to 3 September 2017. The double-panel “Atlantic Italies: Economic, Cultural and Political Entanglements (Late 15th – Early 19th Centuries)” gave birth to what has since then consolidated as the Atlantic Italies Network.

Download the programme of the double-panel