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Book launch: 'William Barton: Mountain Aesthetics in Early Modern Latin Literature'

William Barton's new book, Mountain Aesthetics in Early Modern Latin Literature, was presented in collaboration with the Austrian Alpine Club at the Alpenverein-Museum & Archiv. After some words of welcome from Univ.-Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Töchterle, Institut für Sprachen und Literaturen, Universität Innsbruck and Robert Renzler, Generalsekretär of the Austrian Alpine Club, William presented his book in the fitting surroundings of the Alpine Club's current exhibiton Hoch Hinaus! Wege und Hütten in den Alpen.

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Date: 
Wed, 18/01/2017 - 17:00
Location: 
Archiv für Baukunst/Adambräu, Lois-Welzenbacher-Platz 1

Call For Papers: Early Modern Discourses on Europe: Representations of Community and Common Identity (1450-1750)

 

 

 

 

 

Conference hosted by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies in Innsbruck
Thursday, November 30th – Saturday, December 2nd 2017

Call for Papers
Organised by: Nicolas Detering (Freiburg i. Br.), Clementina Marsico (Innsbruck), Isabella Walser (Innsbruck)

Ronny Kaiser: 'Erste Beobachtungen zur Rezeption mittelalterlicher Geschichtstexte in Editionen deutscher Humanisten'

On Thursday, January 19th 2017, Ronny Kaiser gave the talk:

Erste Beobachtungen zur Rezeption mittelalterlicher Geschichtstexte in Editionen deutscher Humanisten

The talk was followed by a discussion.

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Date: 
Thu, 19/01/2017 - 18:15
Location: 
Atrium SR 1

LBI Visiting Fellowship of Jean-François Cottier

Jean-François Cottier, Professor for Latin Language and Literature at Université Paris Diderot – Paris VII, is visiting the Institute for two weeks to collaborate with William Barton on the translation of Justus Pascasius’ De Alea (1561). The text, the first treatise ever dedicated entirely to the subject of gambling, has emerged as a critical document for the understanding of gaming and the history of gambling addiction in the late Renaissance and early modern period.

Dr. Bernhard Schirg: 'The Daphnic Fate of Camerarius'

On Thursday, December 15th 2016, Dr. Bernhard Schirg gave the talk:

The Daphnic Fate of Camerarius, or: Sweden’s first printed Emblem Book revealed in Olof Rudbeck the Younger’s Botanical Dissertation (1686)

The talk was followed by a discussion.

 

A 30 minutes podcast report on Olof Rudbek: http://www.swr.de/swr2/programm/sendungen/wissen/olof-rudbeck/-/id=66037...

 

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Date: 
Thu, 15/12/2016 - 18:15
Location: 
Atrium SR 1

Conference on the writings of Jesuits from Poland

On 17 November 2016, Jaroslaw Nowaszczuk organized a conference at the University of Szczecin on Iesuitae in Polonia - Poloni Iesuitae. De scriptis Latinis saeculi sexti decimi et septimi decimi (http://classica-mediaevalia.pl/2016/10/konferencja-iesuitae-in-polonia-p...). Speakers came from Poland, Rome, Germany, and Austria: Florian Schaffenrath gave a paper on The didactic poet Ignatius Wilczek.

Marco Bellabarba: 'Lingue di comunicazione, lingue burocratiche, lingue nazionali: la Sprachenfrage nelle terre asburgiche tra Sette e Novecento'

On Thursday, November 10th 2016, Marco Bellabarba gave the talk:

Lingue di comunicazione, lingue burocratiche, lingue nazionali: la Sprachenfrage nelle terre asburgiche tra Sette e Novecento

The talk was followed by a discussion.

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Date: 
Thu, 10/11/2016 - 18:00
Location: 
Atrium SR 5

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