Davide Basaldella in Lisbon

What: XIII Cardiff Conference on the Theory and Practice of Translation in the Middle Ages. The Medieval Translator Where: School of Arts and Humanities – University of Lisbon (Portugal) When: 17-21 June 2024 Next Monday (17 June) our Davide Basaldella will present a paper on “Translating Statutes in 14th-century Italy. A Preliminary Survey on Commercial Law Terminology”…

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…

Stefania Gialdroni and Jake Dyble in Palermo

What: Workshop “Early-modern Commercial Documents in Foreign Jurisdictions” Where: University of Palermo When: 19-20 April 2024 Stefania Gialdroni and Jake Dyble will present two papers within the framework of this workshop organized by prof. Guido Rossi. The aim of the workshop is to analyze various kinds of commercial documentation (private documents, court decisions, notarial deeds, etc.),…

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…

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…

Denise Bezzina has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant!

Denise Bezzina, former member of MICOLL’s team and currently Research fellow in Medieval History at the University of Genoa, has just been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for her PatriFem project “Charting Female Property and Patrimonial Rights in Law and Practice Across Western Europe (12th-16th Centuries)”. Congratulations on this amazing achievement! Denise will analyze the…

Dr Jake Dyble winner of the STARS@UNIPD Grant 2023

Another great success for one of MICOLL’s team members! Our postdoc Jake Dyble won the STARS Grant (Supporting TAlent in ReSearch) of the University of Padua with his project “Avania: Commerce, Orientalism, and Law in Early Modern Europe” (AvCOL). Well done! The STARS call positively pushes candidates to pursue and train for excellence overall, to familiarize with…

“Cities within Cities”: Panel 3.7, AISU Conference: University of Ferrara

Thanks to all the participants of our panel 3.7 “Cities within cities. Merchants and urban space between integration and marginalization (11th-17th Centuries)” which took place this morning at the University of Ferrara within the framework of the 11th AISU (Associazione italiana di storia urbana) conference “Beyond the Gaze. Interpreting and understanding the city”. In order…

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…