Paola Di Giuseppantonio Di Franco

Senior Lecturer and Former Director of Studies for the MA in Heritage and Museums at the University of Essex. She co-directed the documentary "Italia Terremotata," earning her a BAFTSS Impact Award for highlighting community resilience in post-earthquake Italy. By blending her expertise in heritage, digital humanities, and cognitive science, she aims to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in understanding the dynamic relationship between technology, culture, and the preservation of our shared heritage.

The sense of grief and loss at the destruction of one’s home

01 August 2023
By comparing the sense of loss that an earthquake in Southern Italy in 1980 and the destruction of the city of Homs by the conflict in Syria caused, the two...

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