|13 Sep 2013||All day||CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT - SG1&2|
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Conference fee: £20 (full); £10 (student) – includes lunch and tea/coffee
Deadline: Wednesday 11 September 2013
This one-day workshop will explore the particular relationships between Naples, violence and religion in the early modern period and later historiography. Commentators frequently remarked on a cruelty or violence in baroque Naples and its art. This was occasionally ascribed to something ‘Spanish’. How are we to understand the paradigm of violence in early modern Naples? Are there better models than that of violence to interpret the religious beliefs, practices and art of early modern Naples? These questions will be explored through papers from emerging scholars from several different disciplines.
Supported by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CRASSH), the Trevelyan Fund (History Faculty), both at the University of Cambridge; CIRN and the Neapolitan Network and the Department of History of Art, both at the University of York.
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