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Research Project

Visualizing the Changing Spatial and Social Ecology of Renaissance Florence

Project Team:

2016 – 2018

Project Summary

A time-series of urban mapping documented the changing spatial, social, and economic ecology of Florence in the Renaissance period.

Research Team

Niall Atkinson

Niall Atkinson

Associate Professor of Art History, Romance Languages and Literature, and the College

University of Chicago

Niall Atkinson’s teaching and scholarship focus on public space, urban history, soundscapes, geography and travel as well as the architecture and urbanism of late Medieval and Renaissance Italy. His research has concerned the relationship between sound, space, and architecture and their role in...

John Padgett

John Padgett

Professor, Department of Political Science

University of Chicago

John Padgett is a Professor specializing in American politics, organizational theory, mathematical models, and public policy. He is best known for his models of the federal budget process, although he has written on a variety of topics. The American Journal of Sociology published both...

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