Proudly supporting research excellence and interdisciplinary collaboration

At its core, the DECIMA Project is about fostering collaboration. With the help of a growing local and international network of scholars, institutions, and students, we continue to break new ground in the rapidly advancing field of geo-spatially enhanced social history. We have exchanged data and analytics with historians and scholars in many different disciplines, and invite new scholars to work with us to build mutually productive forms of partnership and collaboration.


Niall Atkinson, University of Chicago. (Parish churches and parish geography, the soundscape of Florence).

Nicholas Eckstein, University of Sydney. (Plague-prevention measures in Florence the late 1620s).

Fabrizio Nevola, University of Exeter. (Hidden Florence)

Ed Goldberg. (Jewish residence in Florence in 1567.)

John Henderson, University of London, Birkbeck. (Plague morbidity and its impact on the parish of San Lorenzo).

Elizabeth Mellyn, University of New Hampshire. (Mad Tuscans and their Families: A History of Mental Disorder in Early Modern Italy)

David Rosenthal, University of Edinburgh. (Hidden Florence)

Stephanie Siegmund, Jewish Theological Seminary. (Locations of Jews in 16th-century Florence).

Sharon Strocchia, Emory University. (Female convent populations in Florence, circa 1550.)

Francesca Trivellato, Yale University. (Merchant contracts from Livorno and Florence).

Special Thanks To

The Archivio di Stato di Firenze

The Harvard Library Map Collection

This project is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Archivio di Stato di Firenze

Archivio di Stato di Livorno

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