Disegno and Knowledge Production in Early Modern Rome: tracing a new research topic
Members of two Accademie in Rome agreed that “All humans, by nature, desire knowledge,” yet their views on the role of disegno in knowledge acquisition differed. Walking around Rome helped reveal subtle differences and connections.
One Missing Document, and the Problem of Documenting History in the Imperial Archive
What started out as a simple paper chase soon became a project about Qing efforts to generate and track information about local administrative activities...