Project Profile:

Hidden Florence


Twitter: @hiddenflorence

Description: This website accompanies a free smartphone app that invites you to experience Renaissance Florence through the eyes of five contemporary characters. Each guide takes you on a unique walking tour through the city’s rich past, linking the sites you visit to stories from their own lives and times.


  • Nicholas Terpstra, Professor, Department of History, University of Toronto
  • Fabrizio Nevola, Professor and Chair, Department of Art History and Visual Culture, University of Exeter and Director of the Centre for Early Modern Studies, University of Exeter
  • David Rosenthal, Research Fellow, Art History and Visual Culture, University of Exeter
  • Daniel Jamison, Postdoctoral Fellow, Hidden Florence and DECIMA Projects, University of Toronto
  • Sharon Strocchia, Professor, Department of History, Emory University
  • Colin Rose, Assistant Professor, European and Digital History, Brock University
  • Julia Rombough, Assistant Professor, Gender History, Cape Breton University

Recent News

Undergraduate Fellowships in Critical Digital Humanities

The Critical Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI) is pleased to announce new Fellowships in Critical Digital Humanities (DH) research to support qualified undergraduate students registered in any program at the University of Toronto. The program embeds undergraduate student researchers within existing critical digital humanities research projects at U of T. This call supports undergrad researchers for the period between Jan. 3, 2022 and April 30, 2022. Applications are due December 10, 2021.

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Digital Humanities Conference Award Winners

Congratulations to the Award Recipients of the 4th Annual DH Conference! It is our great pleasure to announce the winners of 4th Annual DH Conference’s presentation awards. A very warm congratulations to Bisma Ali, recipient of the Best Undergraduate Poster...

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