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Classical Reformations: Beyond Christian Humanism, Online conference hosted by the Warburg Institute, 2-3 Sep. 2021

Convenors: Dr Micha Lazarus and Dr Lucy Nicholas (Warburg Institute) Christian humanism has dominated the story of classical reception in Reformation Europe, as the first Erasmian generation of reformers retooled classical texts to Christian ends. Yet...
From: ANZAMEMS Inc on 28 Jun 2021

Appel à contributions : « IA Fictions / Fictions et Intelligence artificielle » (Paris, 3-5 juin 2021)

Portrait aquarellé d’Ada Lovelace par Alfred Edward Chalon, vers 1840 / Watercolor portrait of Ada Lovelace by Alfred Edward Chalon, circa 1840. Science Museum Group Collection. Domaine public / Public Domain. IA Fictions / Fictions et Intelligence...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 6 Jul 2020

Never read once

I have a morning when what I have published is unwriting itself. I am working on a long-overdue article which should be a simple write-up of a plenary lecture given two years ago. In challenging myself, however, to think deeper and go further, I am realising...

The Renaissance Reform of the Book and Britain — in one word

  If you had to summarise your book in one word, what would it be? The Renaissance Reform of the Book and Britain has its official publication date on 2nd May 2019. I have, then, been giving some thought to what my response to the question would...

Giorgione, Titian, and a Venetian Humanist***

In my interpretation of Titian’s “Sacred and Profane Love” as “The Conversion of Mary Magdalen” I noted that most scholars believe that Niccolo Aurelio, a future Grand Chancellor of Venice, commissioned the painting...
From: Giorgione et al... on 28 Jul 2018

Margaret King: Venetian Humanism

I do not know how Margaret L. King’s, Venetian Humanism in an Age of Patrician Dominance was received when it first appeared in 1986, but it was a real eye opener for me more than 25 years later. I originally looked into it for the profiles in the...
From: Giorgione et al... on 13 Jul 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: Scientiae: Disciplines of Knowing in the Early Modern World

16-19 May 2018University of Minnesota, Twin CitiesMinneapolis, USAKeynotes: Surekha Davies (Western Connecticut State University) and Vladimir Urbanek (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)The Programme Committee for the 7th Annual Scientiae Conference...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 16 May 2018

Postcard from Harvard IV: a little witness to English humanist interest

The manuscripts I have discussed so far have all been easy on the eye (as they say). The subject of today is not. Indeed, seated on the shelves alongside gorgeously illuminated presentation manuscripts, this codex might feel embarrassed by its appearance....

Littera antiqua as a cosmopolitan enterprise

One advantage of teaching palaeography at King’s College, London, this year — apart from the enthusiastic and inquisitive students, of course — is that it is a short hop to the Eurostar. So, having introduced the groups to the delights...

Colloque international : « Nonhuman Agents in Art, Culture and Theory » (Berlin, 24-26 novembre 2017)

Nonhuman Agents takes into account recent philosophical approaches which question anthropocentrism. These discourses emphasize the nonhuman perspectives through object-oriented ontology (Harman and Meillasoux); discuss nonhuman / human encounters (Haraway);...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 18 Nov 2017

Volume 5: Call for Papers – ‘Representations and Recollections of Empire’

VOLUME 5: CALL FOR PAPERS ‘Representations and Recollections of Empire’ Cerae invites essay submissions on the theme of ‘Representations and Recollections of Empire’. In its broadest sense, empire as a term is used to describe...
From: CERAE Impressions: A Blog on 4 Sep 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: Authority Revisited: Towards Thomas More and Erasmus in 1516

Lectio International Conference 30th November - 3rd December 2016, University of Leuven, Belgium In the year 1516, two crucial texts for the cultural history of the West saw the light: Thomas More’s Utopia and Desiderius Erasmus’s Novum Instrumentum....
From: The Renaissance Diary on 30 Nov 2016

Erasmus on More

Desiderius Erasmus died on July 12, 1536--just a year and six days after his friend Thomas More--in Basel of dysentery. This blog describes their friendship, and this paper, provided by the Center for Thomas More Studies provides more analysis, especially...

The Musical Humanism of the Renaissance and its Legacy

Online registration is now open for the University of Warwick’s Conference.To book a place please visit: “The Musical Humanism of the Renaissance and its Legacy”Conference details:Warwick in Venice, 2-4 June 2016Theme: In modern Western...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 2 Jun 2016

How to read a research article

At the University of Essex, where I teach, we have introduced a new assignment to help our second years with their preparations for choosing and researching a topic for their undergraduate dissertation. It involves each of them taking a research article...

Appel à communication : « Esthétiques de l’absence » (Paris, 10 juin 2016)

Vendredi 10 juin 2016 Journée d’étude organisée par le laboratoire de doctorants OVALE – rattaché au laboratoire VALE EA4085 Université Paris-Sorbonne De l’ineffable aux réflexions contemporaines...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 29 Jan 2016

Colloque : « Le cyber-corps » (Montpellier, 9-10 Octobre 2015)

Le cyborg ou cyber-corps est le fruit de la fusion de l’Homme, être organique, et de la machine, objet technique. Autrefois sujet de science-fiction, il fait aujourd’hui partie intégrante de notre quotidien. Les progrès...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 15 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Literature and Philosophy 1500-1700

A Postgraduate Conference at the University of SussexPlenary speakers: Katrin Ettenhuber (Pembroke, University of Cambridge); Neil Rhodes (University of St Andrews); Christopher Tilmouth (Peterhouse, University of Cambridge).The Centre for Early Modern...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 17 Feb 2015

Appel à candidature : « Chercheur postdoctoral » (Tours, CESR, mai 2015)

Le projet EDITEF (L’Edition Italienne dans l’Espace Francophone à la première modernité) naît de la nécessité de renouveler les connaissances sur la production, la diffusion et la conservation d’ouvrages en italien dans les régions francophones...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 2 Feb 2015

How codicology helps – a tale from the Upper Library of Christ Church

The work on the manuscript catalogue of Christ Church, Oxford is drawing close to its completion. Small finds, however, are still being made and it is one of those I want to share with you. It involves MS. 486, the sole surviving complete witness to William...

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