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Florentine Epigraphy. Aspects of Propaganda and Patronage under the Medici
Wednesday 24 November 2021
14:00-18:00
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A digital conference is organized by Forum for Renaissance Studies, Denmark, and the Danish Academy in Rome,
24 November 2021, 14.00-18.00 (Florentine time)

 

Programme

(download the programme here)

 

         
Chair: Marianne Pade
14.00-14.15
Welcome by CHARLOTTE BUNDGAARD, director of the Danish Academy in Rome and MARIANNE PADE, chair of Forum for Renaissance Studies
14.15-14.45
PATRICK KRAGELUND, former director of the Danish National Art Library: "Appropriating the Language of Classical Style Epigraphy: The Medici Epitaphs in Sagrestia Vecchia in Florence's S. Lorenzo."
14.45-15.15
OUTI MERISALO, professor, University of Jyväskylä: "Lettering the might. Remarks on the palaeography of the inscriptions of the fifteenth-century Medici tombs in S. Lorenzo."
15.15-15.45
MARCO BUONOCORE, Scriptor Latinus Emeritus, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana: "Ita ut de plano recte legi possint. Modelli espositivi epigrafici tra tradizione e ideologia nella Firenze del Quattrocento."
Chair: Outi Merisalo
16.00-16.30
MARIANNE PADE, professor, University of Aarhus: "Parallels: the many aliases of Cosimo the elder"
16.30-17.00
HENK TH. VAN VEEN, professor emeritus, University of Groningen: "Captions and images. Artworks explained and unexplained in the Palazzo Vecchio and on the Piazza della Signoria, Florence (1537-1557)"
17.00-17.30
WILLIAM STENHOUSE, professor, Yeshiva University, New York: "Patrick's Precursors: Florentine inscriptions in Early Modern collections"
17.30
Concluding remarks
 
For questions please contact Marianne Pade (pade@cas.au.dk)
Zoom link will be announced shortly before the conference

 

Colloquium: Meaningful Memories
Monday 17 May 2021
13:00-16:30
Aarhus University
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The Danish Forum for Renaissance Studies and the Cultural Encounter project, Carlsberg Foundation, invite you to join us for the colloquium Meaningful Memories.

Mellan_Vouet_Allegory

The point of departure for the colloquium is the volume of the Nordic Journal of Renaissance Studies 17 (2020): Meaningful Memories. A cultural memory perspective on humanist interaction with the past, eds. Lærke Maria Andersen Funder & Trine Arlund Hass (available at www.njrs.dk/njrs_17_2020.htm).

     In a dialogue with prof. emerita Minna Skafte Jensen the seven contributors to the volume will talk about how they used cultural memory studies to structure research questions and analysis of their specific subject.

     Participation is free, but please register by sending an email to klftjah@cas.au.dk no later than May 10th, 2021.

Detail of: Claude Mellan (after Simon Vouet), Allegory on the faculties of the soul (1625).
From www.nationalgalleries.org (CC-BY-NC 3.0)

The colloquium will be held in English.

 

Programme

(download the programme here)

 

Discussant: Prof. Emerita Dr. Minna Skafte Jensen
Dept. of Classical Studies, University of Southern Denmark
13.00-13.15
Introduction by Trine Arlund Hass, PhD
HM Queen Margrethe II's Distinguished Postdoc, The Danish Academy in Rome & Aarhus University
& Lærke Maria Andersen Funder, PhD
Research assistant, Museology, Aarhus University
13.15-14.00
Presentations by Matthew Norris, PhD
Research fellow, Department of the History of Ideas and Science, Lund University
Lærke Maria Andersen Funder, PhD
14.00-14.15
Break
14.15-15.00
Presentations by Trine Arlund Hass, PhD
Anders Kirk Borggaard
PhD Fellow Cultural Encounter, Aarhus University
15.00-15.15
Break
15.15-16.15
Presentations by Maren Rode Pihlkjær
Cand.mag. Classical Philology, Aarhus University
Prof. Dr. Marianne Pade
School of Culture and Society, Classical Philology, Aarhus University
Dr. Johann Ramminger
Thesaurus Linguae Latinae-Institute at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, Munich

 


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