Category Archives: Italian History

Italian Paleography Seminar

2016 Mellon Summer Institute in Italian Paleography at the Newberry Library Application deadline: March 1 The Newberry Library is offering a Summer Institute in Italian Paleography on Monday, June 27-Friday, July 15, 2016. The summer institute will be directed by … Continue reading

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Renaissance Society of America – Berlin

I just returned from the huge Renaissance Society for America [RSA] conference in Berlin, where over 3000 Renaissance studies scholars gathered for an intense conference on early modern history. I presented a research paper on siege warfare and war news, entitled … Continue reading

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Paleography Seminar at the Medici Archive Project

Seminar on Paleography and Archival Studies May 25 – June 6, 2015 Florence, Italy For the fifth consecutive year, the Medici Archive Project (MAP) will be offering a two-week intensive seminar on archival research. For the first time, MAP will partner … Continue reading

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Masters Program in Mediterranean Studies

There is a new call for applications to the Masters Program in Mediterranean Studies at NYU.  Here is the announcement: The Center for European and Mediterranean Studies (CEMS) at New York University is pleased to announce a call for applications to its … Continue reading

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Renaissance History Postdoc

The University of Warwick has posted an announcement for a Renaissance history postdoctoral position. Below is the announcement: Research Fellow £28,695 – £37,394 pa                                                                                                Ref: 75510-015 Fixed Term Contract for 36 months Italian Studies at the University of Warwick is … Continue reading

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Studying Shakespeare in Venice

The Shylock Project Fondazione Giorgio Cini Venice, 15 June – 11 July 2015 An intensive four-week course of study exploring the text and contexts of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice. A rich program of lectures and creative workshops by leading scholars, actors, … Continue reading

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Warburg Institute Saved by Court Ruling

The famed Warburg Institute in London has been saved by an English court ruling. According to a press release by the Warburg Institute: “To the benefit and relief of scholars worldwide, the High Court has rejected the University of London’s … Continue reading

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New Fellowship in Renaissance Art History

The Villa I Tatti research center in Florence has announced a new fellowship in Renaissance art history. One David and Julie Tobey Fellowship, for three months, is available each academic year to support research on drawings, prints, and illustrated manuscripts … Continue reading

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Friendship and Sociability in Premodern Europe

A new collective volume on Friendship and Sociability in Premodern Europe: Contexts, Concepts, and Expressions, ed. Amyrose McCue Gill and Sarah Rolfe Prodan (Toronto, 2014) has just been released. The book description reads: “Friendship and Sociability in Premodern Europe explores … Continue reading

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Cosimo I de’ Medici in Chicago

Early Modern Workshop Christine Zappella, PhD Student in Art History, will present a paper on “Bronzino’s Portrait of Cosimo I de’ Medici as Orpheus: Erotic Furor and Florence’s Perfect Prince” in the The Early Modern Workshop at the University of Chicago. … Continue reading

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