Many visitors, when they see the ruins of ancient Rome, feel admiration for its past greatness, but also grief over the present devastation.
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La Val d’Orcia da paesaggio storico a paesaggio estetico
Abstract: Tuscany’s hills are the quintessential example of an Italian landscape in which humans, nature and history combine in the best possible way. In this context, the beautiful countryside of… Read More ›
Landscape and Identity
Monthly Editorial April 2021 | Einführung in den Monat April 2021 Abstract: Landscape and identity are two interdependent factors/concepts for human self-relations insofar as they are necessarily contextualised in… Read More ›
The Past on Display: How to Tell History In a Museum?
This article reflects on the conceptualization of history embedded in museum exhibitions and discusses competing ideas of history conveyed…
The Italian Public History Manifesto
Historians as experts are challenged today. In 2015, Jo Guldi and David Armitage deplored this state of affairs in a Manifesto widely commented on worldwide and translated into Italian.
More on Fascist Monuments and Buildings in Italy
The meaning and function of historical monuments and symbols depends from…
The Hidden Memory of the City: Fascist Rome
The name Rome triggers a wealth of associations. Remnants of fascism can be found virtually everywhere and, unlike other countries with a dictat…
Schools Facing Public History
The public uses of history compete with school teaching from a position of strength, and therefore they must become part of school history curricula in order to give pupils the tools to critically evaluate them.