Work group No. 1

Bembus. A Research Team for Digital Philology

The research group intends to examine the potential of digital analysis of literary texts by applying the principles of neolachmannian ecdotics and the tools of digital and computational philology to a selected corpus of lyrical texts in the fourteenth and sixteenth century vernacular. The research, situated at the crossroads between traditional and innovative practices, has a strong pioneering character and is today the first systematic examination of humanistic-renaissance literary expressions conducted on the basis of an assiduous interaction between different methods of critical and philological analysis.

Work group No. 2

Leonardo. Humanities and corporate work

Leonardo is a place where to develop projects related to the relationship between humanistic training and company context and try to disseminate, encourage and make explicit the connections between humanistic training and some professional roles related to the company. This is the case of philosophical counselling, staff selection and training, or the human resources sector. But also marketing and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), which makes explicit the ethical-social consequences of business choices, orienting them to the creation of shared value between society and business.


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Work group No. 3

Innovations for teaching

The group is working on the structuring of innovative learning units, able to meet the needs of today’s schools, which will be disseminated through the open source platform Moodle. The most important topics are: the contamination of subjects and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics), the multilingual class and new methodologies and technologies for teaching. The team also intends to participate in call of papers and events related to the topic of education, such as the AICA DIDAMATICA conference.

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Work group No. 4

Herodotos. A work group on public history

Herodotos is a working group on Public and Digital History (from the Middle Ages to the Contemporary Age). The group is based on the idea that history as a discipline can still play an important role in the understanding of contemporary reality. The aim is therefore to transmit to those outside the academy the modus operandi of historical knowledge.

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