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BOOKS

D. De Lucca, S. Spiteri & H. Bonnici, Lines of Defence: Fortification Drawings of the Baroque Age at the National Library of Malta (University of Malta: International Institute for Baroque Studies & Malta Libraries., 2016) 

D. De Lucca,  Tomaso Maria Napoli - A Dominican friar’s contribution to Military Architecture in the Baroque Age (University of Malta: International Institute for Baroque Studies., 2015)

D. De Lucca, The contribution of the Jesuits to military architecture in the Baroque Age (Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2012)

F. Brincat, Bali de Tigné: Knight of Malta, Commissioner of Fortifications and Military Engineer (1716-1801) (University of Malta, 2012)

J. A. Briffa, Pietro Paolo Troisi (1686-1750): A Maltese Baroque artist (University of Malta, 2009)

S. Spiteri, The Art of Fortress Building in Hospitaller Malta (Malta, 2008)

D. De Lucca, Francesco Buonamici: Painter, architect and military engineer in Seventeenth century Malta and Italy (University of Malta, 2006)

D. De Lucca, A description of Baroque Malta by Albert Jouvin de Rochefort (Malta, 2004)

D. De Lucca, Mondion. The achievement of a French military engineer working in Malta in the early eighteenth century (Malta, 2003)

D. De Lucca, Giovanni Battista Vertova. Diplomacy, warfare and military engineering practice in early seventeenth century Malta (Malta, 2001)

D. De Lucca, Carapecchia. Master of Baroque architecture in early eighteenth century Malta (Malta, 1999)

D. De Lucca, Mdina. A history of its urban form and architecture (Malta, 1995)










PUBLISHED PAPERS

D. De Lucca, ‘Spettacoli Festivi e Manifestazioni Effimere nella Valletta Barocca, 1566-1798”in JOURNAL OF BAROQUE STUDIES (University of Malta: International Insitute for Baroque Studies.,2014)

D. De Lucca, Jesuits, Mathematics and Military Architecture in online proceedings of  Society and Culture in the Baroque period conference organized by ENBaCH - European Network for Baroque Cultural Heritage held in Rome, 27-29 March 2014.

D. De Lucca, Some Perceptions of the City-Fortress of Valletta in the Baroque Age in La Festa delle Arti - Scritti in onore di Marcello Fagiolo per cinquant’anni di studi (Rome: Gangemi Editore, 2014)

D. De Lucca, The Architectural History of the Auberge d’Aragon in the book Towards Independence and Beyond – The Central Bank of Malta Symposium 2014 (Malta:Central Bank of Malta, 2014).

D. De Lucca, Baroque in Valletta in Festchrift Maurice de Giorgio (Malta: Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malta, 2014).

D. De Lucca, The Marquis of St Angelo and the building of Fortress Malta in FORT journal, Volume 42 (Totton: Hobbs Printers Ltd., 2013)

D. De Lucca, The dissemination of Jesuit military mathematics from the Collegio Romano to the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, 1600-1750 in JOURNAL OF BAROQUE STUDIES (University of Malta: International Institute for Baroque Studies., 2013)

D. De Lucca, De Valette or de la Valette in Sunday Times of Malta 13-01-2013 (Malta: Allied Newspapers Limited, 2013)

D. De Lucca, The Contribution of the Collegium Melitense to the dissemination of Jesuit knowledge on the fortification of cities in the Baroque age in Collana Internazionale FORMA URBIS: Fondazioni urbane. Città nuove europee dal medioevo al Novecento. Volume 1. (Rome: Edizioni Kappa, 2013).

D. De Lucca, Foreword of the book [Author: Francesco Menchetti] Architects and Knights: The Italian Influence in Malta during the Late Renaissance (Malta, 2013).

D. De Lucca, The city-fortress of Valletta in the Baroque Age in ‘Baroque Routes Newsletter’ no.9 (Malta: International Institute for Baroque Studies, 2013).

D. De Lucca, Some Observations on Grand Master Gregorio Carafa [1680 – 1690] “Abbondante de propii meriti nella Religione di Malta” in proceedings of a ‘giornata di studio’ international seminar entitled Mattia Preti e Gregorio Carafa, due Cavalieri Gerosolmitani tra Italia e Malta held in Valletta, 12th June 2013.

D. De Lucca, Presentation of the book [author: arch. Salvatore Costanzo]  Pittura tra Malta e Napoli nel segno del Barocco – da Raimondo “Il Maltese” a Bernardo De Dominici (Naples, 2011).

D. De Lucca, Ephemeral Manifestations in Baroque Malta in ‘Baroque Routes Newsletter’ no.8 (Malta: International Institute for Baroque Studies, 2011)

D. De Lucca, Baroque Architecture in the Maltese Islands in ‘Letture di immagini : Storie, Rappresentazioni, Simboli,’ vol. 5, ‘IMAGINES: Studi su architetture, ambienti e città dell’ Europa,’ [ed. Ciro Robotti] (Lecce: Edizioni Grifo, 2011)

D. De Lucca, Gabriele Tadino da Martinengo in  FORT journal, Volume 39 (Totton: Hobbs Printers Ltd., 2011) 

D. De Lucca, Interventi urbani e progetti non realizzati del seicento e settecento a Malta (Naples, 2011)

D. De Lucca, The Contribution of the Collegium Melitense to the dissemination of Jesuit knowledge on the fortification of cities in the Baroque age (Lecce, 2011)

D. De Lucca, Alcuni riflessioni sulla ricostruzione del luogo forte di Mdina a Malta dopo il terremoto del 1693 in ARX (online journal of Military Architecture, January 2008 issue)

D. De Lucca, L’Effimero Maltese. La cappella ardente di Romano Carapecchia in Marcello Fagiolo (ed.), Atlante Tematico del Barocco in Italia. Le Capitali della Festa (Rome, 2007)

D. De Lucca, Architecture in Malta in ‘Roots of a Nation’ (ed. K. Gambin) (Malta, 2004)

H. Bonnici, Conserving the Baroque architectural heritage in Sunday Times of Malta (Malta, 2004)

H. Bonnici, Fort Ricasoli. A philosophical approach to conservation (Malta, 2004)

H. Bonnici, Problematiche della diagnostica e del restauro nell’architettura Barocca Maltese. La chiesa Barocca di Sarria a Floriana (Malta, 2004)

M. Pisani, Melchiorre Gafa’s Discorso about the designs and models for the main altar of St John’s co-Cathedral in Valletta in BRN5 (Malta, 2004)

D. De Lucca, The festa funebre of Baroque Europe in Journal of Baroque Studies vol.1 (ed. Dr Petra Bianchi) (Malta, 2003)

J. Azzopardi, Funerary religious rites and Baroque music in the Mdina-Rabat area in JBS (Malta, 2003)

K. Sciberras, In Memoria Principis. ‘Dying Well’ through the late Baroque in JBS (Malta, 2003)

M. Buhagiar, Images of death in early modern painting in Malta in JBS (Malta, 2003)

P. Serracino Inglott, Baroque philosophy and death in JBS 1 (Malta, 2003)

S. Cefai, Romano Carapecchia’s chapelle ardente in JBS (Malta, 2003)

D. De Lucca, Valletta e Mdina. Le due citta ‘Capitali’ del Barocco Maltese in Annali del Barocco in Sicilia 6 published by Centro Internazionale di Studi sul Barocco (ed. Prof. Lucia Trigilia) (Catania, 2002)

D. De Lucca, Il restauro di Mdina, Malta in La Gestione del Patrimonio Culturale (Montepulciano, 2002)

H. Bonnici, The conservation of the Baroque heritage of Valletta in BRN4 (Malta, 2002)

M. Pisani, St. James church. Carapecchia’s first commission in Malta and the municipal palace in Valletta in BRN4 (Malta, 2002)

D. De Lucca, Architecture and town planning ideals in seventeenth century Malta in Annali del Barocco in Sicilia 5 published by Centro Internazionale di Studi sul Barocco (ed. Prof. Lucia Trigilia), (Catania, 2001)

P. Serracino Inglott, A plea for the restoration of Baroque and theatrical elements in the liturgy in BRN3 (Malta, 2001)

A. Vassallo, The theatre-city of the Baroque age in Sunday Times of Malta (Malta, 2000)

B. Pelegrin, The Baroque. Between heaven and earth in Baroque Routes Newsletter 2 (Malta, 2000)

M. Kuhlenthal, Baroque Façade decorative techniques in BRN2 (Malta, 2000)

V. Krogius, Russia opens itself to Europe in grand Baroque style in BRN2 (Malta, 2000)

D. De Lucca, Sito, forteficazioni e tessuto urbano nel cinquecento. La progettazione e lo sviluppo della nuova citta fortezza della Valletta in L’Urbanistica del cinquecento in Sicilia (ed. Prof. Aldo Casamento / Prof. Enrico Guidoni) (Rome, 1999)

D. De Lucca, Waterfronts of Valletta and Birgu in ‘Treasures of Malta’ (Malta, 1998)

G. Mangion (ed.), Cultural tourism in Malta and Sicily with special reference to the Baroque heritage (Malta, 1996)

G. Mangion (ed.), Baroque routes. Setting up a carrier network (Malta, 1995)

D. De Lucca, Baroque architecture in Malta in ‘Collected Papers’ (ed. Prof. Roger Ellul Micallef and Prof. Stanley Fiorini) (Malta, 1993)

D. De Lucca, The fortifications of Birgu in ‘Birgu. A Maltese Maritime city’ (Malta, 1993)



Calendar
Notices
Exam Timetable: January 2018
Timetable for the January 2018 exam session.
IIBS represented at International Conference
The International Institute for Baroque Studies at the University of Malta was represented at the seventh international conference of the London Centre for the Study of the Crusades, the Military Religious Orders and the Latin East.
Academic Year 2017/18 - Time Table
Time-Table for Semester 1 - Academic year 2017/18
Latest issue of the Journal of Baroque Studies
The International Institute for Baroque Studies at the University of Malta published the first issue of the second volume of The Journal of Baroque Studies.
Award for paper in Journal of Baroque Studies
A paper authored by Mevrick Spiteri and Daniel Borg in the third issue of the Journal of Baroque Studies, published by the International Institute for Baroque Studies, was awarded the “MHS Emerging Scholarly Article for 2016” by the Malta Historical Society. 
Lines of Defence
The International Institute for Baroque Studies at the University of Malta and Malta Libraries are pleased to announce the launch of a new publication entitled Lines of Defence - Fortification Drawings of the Baroque Age at the National Library of Malta
Information for Pretertiary Students
Information for prospective students reading for a Pretertiary Certificate in Baroque Architecture
 
 
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