Ancient viability

Stefania Gialdroni in Trento

What: PhD lecture Where: University of Trento When: 16 May 2024, 3:00 PM Thanks to the invitation of prof. Tommaso Beggio, Stefania Gialdroni will present a paper within the framework of the doctoral course in compared and European legal studies  (Corso di dottorato in studi giuridici comparati ed europei) of the University of Trento. The…

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…

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…

Across the Alps, following the ancient trade routes

Micoll’s first residential seminar (Bressanone/Brixen, 26-29 June 2023) was an opportunity not only to talk about two classics of the history of commercial law (Goldschmidt) and the history of the Italian language (Migliorini), but also to discover the Alpine region around Brixen and to experience first-hand the difficulty, but also the beauty, of some of…

On the trail of the ancient Via Postumia in Verona

A few days ago we made a little journey to discover the remains of the ancient Via Postumia still visible in the city of Verona as well as some places relevant to medieval merchants such as the “Corte Sgarzerie”, an area next to Piazza delle Erbe, which was deeply linked to the processing and trade of…

Rachel Midura on Early Modern Digital Itineraries: University of Padua

On December 1st at 2:30 pm MICOLL will have the pleasure of having Prof. Rachel Midura (Virginia Tech) as a guest speaker. She will give a lecture for our research group on her project EmDigIt which deals with early modern digital itineraries. Midura’s project combines history of the book with digital approaches to explore how…