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A day trip along the canals

Learning by experience! Stefania Gialdroni, Chiara Lo Giudice, David De Concilio and Jake Dyble along the waterways used by merchants from the Middle Ages until the 1960s to transport men and goods. Thanks to the director of the Museum of river navigation (Museo della navigazione fluviale), Maurizio Ulliana, yesterday we had the opportunity to navigate…

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Stefania Gialdroni and Chiara Lo Giudice on IUSTITIAM

On the 4th of April 2024 Stefania Gialdroni and Chiara Lo Giudice (project IUSTITIAM) will present a paper entitled “Places, Space, and Iconographies of Commercial Justice in the Hanseatic Cities” within the framework of the interdisciplinary conference “Legal Iconography and Legal Language” (Rechtsikonographie und Rechtssprache), which will take place in Heidelberg from 4 to 6…

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Micoll’s first time at the Accademia della Crusca!

What a great day for #Micoll ! Our PI, together with Francesca Fusco and Davide Basaldella, was for the first time at the Accademia della Crusca, one of the leading (and most ancient) institutions in the field of research on the Italian language. Its headquarters is located inside the Villa Medicea di Castello, on the beautiful…

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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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