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Patrick Hadley: "Nicodemus Frischlin's Approach to the Byzantine Triad of Aristophanes"

On Monday, March 4th 2013, Patrick Hadley (University of Toronto), fellow at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies from September 2012 until February 2013, gave the talk:

Nicodemus Frischlin's Approach to the Byzantine Triad of Aristophanes

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

The LBI team wishes Patrick good luck for his academic career.

Gianpaolo Caputo: Amando Maria, lodando Leopoldo: religione, potere e poetica nei Piscatoria di N. P. Giannettasio

On Thursday, January 31th 2013, Gianpaolo Caputo (Leiden University), fellow at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies from December 2012 until January 2013, gave the talk:

Amando Maria, lodando Leopoldo:
religione, potere e poetica nei Piscatoria di N. P. Giannettasio

The talk, co-organized by the Italienzentrum of Innsbruck University, was followed by a discussion. Please find attached the invitation and some pictures of the event.

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.

 

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