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Outi Merisalo on Gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolinis letters

In January 2013, Prof. Dr. Outi Merisalo (Jyväskylä University, Finland) visited the Classics Department of Innsbruck University and gave the following guest lectures about Gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini (1380-1459).

23.01.2013: 10.30-12.00 (SR 3):
Poggio's letter on the death of Jerome of Prague, pt. 1

24.01.2013: 12.00-13.30 (SR 2):
Poggio's letter on the death of Jerome of Prague, pt. 1

Martin Wagendorfer: "Universitätsbibliotheken im Spätmittelalter und in der frühen Neuzeit"

On Tuesday, January 29th 2013, Prof. Dr. Martin Wagendorfer (University of Munich) visited the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies and gave the talk:

Universitätsbibliotheken im Spätmittelalter und in der frühen Neuzeit.
Quellen, Erschließungsstand und Auswertungsmöglichkeiten

The talk was followed by a discussion. Please find attached the inviation and some pictures of the event.

 

Michael Eichhammer: "Ohne Maß und Ziel? Das Amazonen-Bild im Penthesilea-Drama des Simon Simonides"

On Thursday, January 24th 2013, Michael Eichhammer (University of Regensburg) visited the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies and gave the  talk:

Ohne Maß und Ziel?
Das Amazonen-Bild im Penthesilea-Drama
des Simon Simonides

The talk was followed by a short discussion. Please find attached the invitation and some pictures.

 

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.

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