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ClioLudica | Submissions

edited by Stefano Caselli, Deborah Paci, Giorgio Uberti
AWESOME by Marie Kare (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

We can think of games as artifacts, texts, or processes that we take part in: history can therefore be narrativized, reinterpreted, transmitted through games but, most importantly, it can become through games a playground. For Gregory Bateson, anthropologist, what is learned through games is not merely a system of rules but the coexistence of roles, or rather models of behavior: it is precisely by providing a shift of perspectives that games allow us to step into different subjectivities, identifying with others. This may prove useful for educational …

The Environment of History | Submissions

edited by Roberta Biasillo, Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, Elisa Tizzoni
Pace college student in a gas mask “smells” a magnolia blossom in city hall park on earth day (April 22, 1970) in New York by Rogelio A. Galaviz C. on Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0)

The environment of history is a space in the journal «Diacronie. Rivista di Storia Contemporanea» intended to reflect in a historical perspective on one of the most characterizing themes of recent years, the environmental issue. Environmental history, and in general the link between the humanities and the environment, as fields are quite established and also growing in Italy. This section aims to revitalize the academic debate on the history of the environment that was inaugurated in the Italian journal «I frutti di Demetra», the first Italian journal dedicated to ….