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From Vitulano to Europe: pictures of an area and its families on the Topotheque portal

by Giovanni Schiavone, University of Naples Federico II

Vitulano’s community is involved in collecting pictures which evoke memories and histories in a digital environment: the creation of an Italian topotheque!

From Vitulano to Europe: pictures of an area and its families on the Topotheque portal

Overview of the Vitulano valley.
© Antonio Cappuccio

On 25th June 2016 an open day entitled “From Vitulano to Europe: pictures of an area and families on Topotheque portal” took place in Vitulano, a small town located in a valley surmounted by the Apennine peaks of the Taburno – Camposauro massif near Benevento, in the south of Italy. The event has been organized by a team of lecturers and researchers of the University of Naples Federico II within the project activities of co:op – community as opportunity. the creative archives and users network (EU, Creative Europe 2014-2020), coordinated by Antonella Ambrosio for the Department of Humanities in cooperation with the association Fagus: Territori in Crescita. The aim of the summit was to enhance the landscape heritage and the historical memory of the community in the Vitulanese valley through its photographic heritage by using the international portal Topotheque.eu (for more information about this Topotheque see  http://vitulano.fagus.topoteka.net/) From Vitulano to Europe: pictures of an area and its families on the Topotheque portal weiterlesen

Giovanni Schiavone

Giovanni Schiavone. © Giovanni Schiavone

Giovanni Schiavone was born in 1980 and graduated in Italian Literature in Naples (University of Naples Federico II). He is studying Modern and Contemporary History at the same university. He is working on a master thesis (supervisor Prof. Antonella Ambrosio – University of Naples Federico II) linked to the Topotheque platform, its impact on sharing the collective memory and its potentialities for public history.