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Book launch for Oren Margolis' 'The Politics of Culture in Quattrocento Europe'

On 8th June 2016, Oren Margolis organized a book launch at Somerville College, Oxford in order to present his new book The Politics of Culture in Quattrocento Europe. René of Anjou in Italy, which came out with Oxford University Press in the series Oxford Historical Monographs. The participants—amongst them a couple of distinguished Neo-Latin scolars—enjoyed not only Oren's introduction, but also the refreshments sponsored by the LBI.

Dr. Uwe Springmann: 'Neue Methoden für die OCR historischer Drucke am Beispiel des Lateins'

On Monday, June 6th 2016, Dr. Uwe Springmann (Centrum für Informations- und Sprachverarbeitung München) gave the talk:

Neue Methoden für die OCR historischer Drucke am Beispiel des Lateins

The talk was followed by a discussion.

Event Details
Date: 
Mon, 06/06/2016 - 18:00
Location: 
Langer Weg 11, Atrium SR5

Gerard González Germain: 'Antiquity Rewritten. On the Authorship of the Fake Latin Inscriptions of Early 16th-Century Spain'

On Wednesday, June 1st 2016, Dr. Gerard González Germain gave the talk:

Antiquity Rewritten. On the Authorship of the Fake Latin Inscriptions of Early 16th-Century Spain

The talk was followed by a discussion.

Event Details
Date: 
Wed, 01/06/2016 - 18:00
Location: 
Langer Weg 11, Atrium SR5

Abbot of Stift Stams visits the LBI

Prof. German Erd, abbot of the Cistercian monastery of Stams in Tirol, visited the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies. The very reason for his visit was a talk given by Florian Schaffenrath at the 'Lange Nacht der Forschung' about a collection of Latin epigrams from Stams, written ca in the middle of the 17th century by a Cistercian monk.

Annual Meeting of the Classical Association 2016

From the 6–9th April 2016, the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association (UK) took place in Edinburgh. In collaboration with the Society for Neo-Latin Studies (SNLS), the LBI organised a panel entitled „Landscape in Latin: Regional Approaches to the Natural Environment in Neo-Latin“. This is the third time that the SNLS and the LBI have worked together on representing Neo-Latin Studies in Classics circles in the UK. The panel was well attended both by local Neo-Latinists and also classicists whose interest in Renaissance and Early Modern Latin literature had been piqued.

Ronny Kaiser: 'Zwischen nationaler Eingemeindung und 'fragilitas fortunae''

On Thursday, May 19th 2016, Ronny Kaiser (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) gave the talk:

Zwischen nationaler Eingemeindung und fragilitas fortunae. Der Markomannenkönig Marbod in der humanistischen Kommentarliteratur zur Germania des Tacitus

The talk was followed by a discussion.

Event Details
Date: 
Wed, 11/05/2016 - 16:28
Location: 
Atrium, SR 3

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