• Current Calls

  • Peace Representations Thematic Portal

    Dass Gerechtigkeit und Friede sich küssen – Repräsentationen des Friedens im vormodernen Europa
    International joint project (2015‒2018)

    Publications, Database and Virtual Exhibition

  • Digitised opera scores from the holdings of roman princely families

    The project was mentioned on the occasion of the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2017.
    Database PARTITURA research
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Opportunities (jobs and scholarships)

Job offer: Research Fellow Music History

Deadline: 21 July 2024
We are looking for a Research Fellow (f/m/d) in the field of music history for a fixed-term period of three years with the possibility of a further two-year extension, starting as soon as possible. Candidates should hold a PhD in musicology. The submission of a substantiated, theoretically and methodologically reflected research exposé, which demonstrates the innovative potential and  ...   

Deadline: 15 June 2024
Premodern sacred space was never in stasis. It was moving, active, and filled with materials,
objects, sounds, and people that combined to create an atmosphere of the sacred and, sometimes,
the miraculous. Responding in part to the sensory turn, this workshop seeks papers that address the lost or
ephemeral aspects of medieval sacred spaces. The interdisciplinary workshop  ...   

Opportunities (jobs and scholarships)

Research Grants

As part of its mission, the German Historical Institute in Rome awards scholarships for the training of young academics in the fields of history and music history. The DHI Rome offers various programmes within the framework of its scholarship regulations: research scholarships, travel grants, and scholarships to apply for third-party funding.

The current calls for applications with a deadline of  ...   

For technical reasons, the library is not currently able to operate on a regular basis. However, we provide a limited number of places in the reading room to our external users who request them at bibliothek[at]dhi-roma.it. Opening hours: Monday–Friday 9.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.   

Sicilian-born composer Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725) worked mainly in Rome and Naples, with great success. His music was also appreciated in other parts of Italy, and Scarlatti's varied and extensive oeuvre had a formative influence on the country’s musical culture around the year 1700. This volume presents Scarlatti's contribution to compositional genres relevant to his time using a variety of methodological approaches.  ...   



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