Past Conferences

PONTES X – Ancient Literature and the Scientific Revolution

PONTES X (23–25 September 2021) is dedicated to the reception of ancient literature in the natural sciences of the early modern period. In the age of the Scientific Revolution, the modern sciences emerged in the medium of a literature that was written primarily in Latin and drew, directly or via the Arab Tradition, on ancient classics like Hippocrates, Euclid, or Lucretius as sources or models.

Kaiser Maximilian I. und die neulateinische Literatur

Das Jahrestreffen der DNG (Die neulateinische Gesellschaft, vgl. ) wird am 15./16. Februar 2019 in Innsbruck stattfinden. Weil genau vor 500 Jahren Kaiser Maximilian I., der für den Humanismus in Mitteleuropa von entscheidender Bedeutung war, verstorben ist, widmen sich die Vorträge, die im Rahmen des Jahrestreffens gehalten werden, dieser auch für die Stadt Innsbruck so prägenden Gestalt.

Workshop: 'Digitising the Classical Tradition'

Organisation: Neven Jovanović (Univ. of Zagreb), Martin Korenjak (LBI for Neo-Latin Studies and Univ. of Innsbruck), Braco Lučin (Književni krug Split)

Hosting Institution: Institute of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Split,
Brothers Radić Square, 7, Split



Friday, 12/10/2018


14:00–15:00         Gregory Crane (Leipzig): Early Modern Latin, 21st Century Europe and the work of Transnational Philology

Event Details
Mon, 01/10/2018 - 17:02

LBI at IANLS Congress in Albacete

The 17th International Congress of the International Association of Neo-Latin Studies (IANLS) took place from the 30.07 to the 04.08 in Albacete. It was attended by the whole LBI team, members of the ERC project NOSCEMUS and members of the Classics Department of the University of Innsbruck. They gave the following papers.



Japan on the Jesuit Stage

The conference Japan on the Jesuit stage took place on 28-29th June 2018 in Vienna.

The purpose of the conference was to investigate the presence of Japanese topics on the Jesuit stage in different European context. Participants came from ten countries and were debating for two days about the popularity of the subject in the early-modern drama. The sessions were chaired by the members of the “Japan on the Jesuit” project and Yasmin Haskell from Bristol, who kindly agreed to moderate a session.