Past Conferences

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.

20th Symposium NeoLatina: Plautus in the Early modern period


Thursday, June 28th – Saturday, June 30th 2018

When Nicholas of Cusa transferred a manuscript containing 12 previously unknown Plautine comedies to Rome and handed them over to Cardinal Giordano Orsini (Cod. Ursinianus, Vat. lat. 3870), he increased the number of preserved plays to 20 and gave way to an intensive revival in the study and appreciation of Plautus in the Early modern period.

Digital Humanities Workshop in Split

On 24th and 25th of April 2017, the LBI co-organized a digital humanities workshop in Split, Croatia, in cooperation with the Department of Classical Philology of the University of Zagreb, the DARIAH-HR initiative and the Research Institute Marulianum in Split. A follow-up to our first workshop on Neo-Latin and Digital Humanities, which took place in 2016 in Vienna, the workshop allowed ca.

International Congress: 3nd Montafon Summit 'Dying in the Mountains

The third international "Montafoner Gipfeltreffen", coorganized and sponsored by the LBI for Neolatin Studies, took place in Schruns from 18th to 22nd October 2016. The conference dealt with different aspects and cases of dying in the Mountains under various (historical, mentality related, literary) perspectives.

The LBI was once more represented by O.Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Martin Korenjak, who gave a talk on the attitude towards avalances from Antiquity to the Early Modern Period and was interview by the ORF on the conference topic in general.