Category Archives: Italian History

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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Fellowship in Italian History

Lauro De Bosis Fellowship 2014-2015, Cambridge MA Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Application deadline: Feb 14, 2014 The Committee for the Lauro De Bosis Lectureship in the History of Italian Civilization at Harvard University seeks candidates who attained their Ph.D. (or … Continue reading

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Newberry Library Short-Term Fellowships

Originally posted on Center for the Study of Religious Violence:
Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Short-Term Fellowships Application deadline for 2014-15 fellowships: January 15, 2014 The Newberry Library will award two short-term fellowships to support scholars at Center for…

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