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Book Presentation: "Tyrolis Latina. Geschichte der lateinischen Literatur in Tirol"

The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies is pleased to announce the presentation of the book "Tyrolis Latina. Geschichte der lateinischen Literatur in Tirol" (2 vols).

The book was officially presented on Monday, 26 November 2012 in the Austrian National Library in Vienna. This first presentation was then followed by a second, "Tyrolean", presentation in Innsbruck on Friday, 7 December 2012, in the library of the "Tiroler Landesmuseum".

Please find attached the two invitations and some pictures of the book presentation in the "Tiroler Landesmuseum".

Workshop: European Perspectives

On Friday, 11 November 2012, Markus J. Prutsch (research administrator for Culture and Education at the European Parliament) visited the LBI and presented the European Parliament's Research and Policy-Advice Services as well as the current and future EU language policies.

His presentation (cf. attachment) was followed by a workshop about the role of languages and especially (Neo-)Latin in European Education and Culture Policies.

 

Keith Sidwell: ‚A Nation Once Again’: 17th century Irish Neo-Latin Epic and Classical Political Ideas

On Tuesday, November 27th 2012, Prof. Dr. Keith Sidwell visited the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies and gave the talk:

‚A Nation Once Again’:
17th century Irish Neo-Latin Epic and Classical Political Ideas

The talk was followed by a discussion.

Please find attached the invitation to the talk and some pictures of the event.

Jean François Cottier: The Latin Text of Nouvelle France (1683-1763): State of the question and research perspectives

On October 30th 2012, Prof. Jean François Cottier (University Paris-Diderot, University Montreal) visited the Ludwig Boltzmann Institut for Neo-Latin studies and gave a talk about 

The Latin Text of Nouvelle France (1683-1763):
State of the question and research perspectives

The talk was followed by a vivid discussion with the LBI team.

Please find attached the invitation to the talk, containing a brief abstract.

 

Anne-Elisabeth Spica: An iconography for Jesuit school theater in 1727: Franz Lang’s „Dissertatio de actione scenica"

On September 19th 2012, Dr. Anne-Elisabeth Spica (University of Metz) visited the LBI and gave a talk about Franz Lang’s „Dissertatio de actione scenica", followed by a discussion with the LBI team.

Please find attached the invitation to the talk and some pictures.

IANLS Conference in Münster

From August 5th to 11th 2012, most team members of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies participated in the 15th Congress of the International Association for Neo-Latin Studies (IANLS), held in Münster, Germany.

The following conference papers were given by the LBI team members:

 

Martin Korenjak: Die Alpen als Forschungsobjekt: Josias Simlers De Alpibus commentarius.

Anna Novokhatko (with Wolfgang Kofler): Baum und Berg in Bembos Aetna: Anmerkungen zum humanistischen Literatur- und Naturerlebnis.

Poster Presentation

On July 4th 2012, at the visit of the rector of Innsbruck University and his team at the "Zentrum für Alte Kulturen - Atrium", the LBI's Johanna Luggin presented her ongoing PhD thesis on Thomas Hobbes' De mirabilibus Pecci. Please find attached the poster and a few pictures of the presentation.

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