Seminar on Paleography and Archival Studies
For the third consecutive year, the Medici Archive Project will be offering a two-week
intensive seminar on archival research especially intended for advanced
graduate students in Renaissance and early modern studies. This seminar will be
team-taught by current MAP staff. Course participants will have the opportunity
to work directly with original documents and will visit a number of Florentine
The seminar aims to teach scholars to navigate Italian archives (with particular
emphasis on Florentine collections), to examine in depth various document
typologies, to read the documents, to identify paleographic conventions, and to
apply this research to their scholarly pursuits. Class-size is restricted to twelve,
so that each participant will receive personal guidance.
The seminar will run from Monday, June 10 to Saturday, June 22, 2013.
The tuition for this course is US $ 700, payable by PayPal upon acceptance.
For further information, or to apply, contact Dr. Elena Brizio firstname.lastname@example.org .
To apply, please send a CV and a brief statement explaining how this course will
benefit your current research project by May 1, 2013.