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Matthias Heinz on italianisms

Next Tuesday, February 27th, at 3pm, prof. Matthias Heinz (University of Salzburg), director of the database OIM (Osservatorio degli italianismi nel mondo), will be our guest at the Department of Private Law and Critique of Law of the University of Padua to talk about the diffusion of words of Italian origin in the world. It…

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Alicia Wolff on pilgrimage routes in the Middle Ages

On Monday 19t February 2024, at 2:30pm (Rome time), Alicia Wolff, PhD student at the University of Heidelberg, will give a lecture on “Glossaries, itineraries, and treaties: Lists as the main tool for organizing, saving, and sharing knowledge in medieval pilgrimage reports”, based on her doctoral thesis. Pilgrimage routes, from Northern Europe towards Rome and Jerusalem in…

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Reprint of the first edition of Stracca’s “De Mercatura”

The first edition of the fundamental “De mercatura seu marcatore” by Benvenuto Stracca (Venice, 1553), which is considered the founding work of commercial law as an autonomous discipline, has been recently reprinted in its original form. Thanks to the initiative of Marco Cian, prof. of Commercial Law at the University of Padua, the editor Giappichelli…

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PHEDRA Summer School 2024 – Call for applications

Our PI Stefania Gialdroni will be one of the members of the panel of this amazing Summer School devoted to the analysis of the sources of commercial law history. More infos HERE. The International Research Network I.R.N. PHEDRA organizes its second Summer School in La Rábida (Palos de la Frontera, Spain) on 25-28 June 2024. Following the…

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