Historical linguistics

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…

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…

Dr Francesca Fusco at the Paris Lodron Universität in Salzburg

MICOLL crosses the Alps! On Wednesday 29 November, at 9:15 am, our Francesca Fusco will illustrate the MICOLL project at the Paris Lodron Universität in Salzburg, where she will also give a lecture on the linguistic history of legal Italian. More information HERE.

Dr Davide Basaldella winner of the UNISTRASI Prize for the best PhD thesis

It is with great pleasure that we announce that the PhD thesis prize “Sul confine: multiculturalismo e plurilinguismo nella ricerca” of the University for Foreigners of Siena was recently awarded to our Davide Basaldella for his thesis “Atti notarili maltesi del XV e XVI secolo. Edizione, commento linguistico e glossario” (SSD L-FIL-LET/12). Congratulations!!! More information…

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…

New Book by Francesca Fusco on Rezasco’s Dictionary

Congratulations to our Francesca Fusco for this important publication for the prestigious series Quaderni degli “Studi di lessicografia italiana” (Accademia della Crusca)! Francesca Fusco, Il Dizionario del linguaggio italiano storico ed amministrativo di Giulio Rezasco, Firenze, Accademia della Crusca, 2023. The Dictionary of Historical and Administrative Italian Language (Florence, 1881) by Giulio Rezasco (La Spezia, 1813…

Doctoral lecture at Ca’ Foscari by MICOLL’s team

Save the date! Our team of linguists – Davide Basaldella and Francesca Fusco – together with our PI Stefania Gialdroni will give a lecture on Micoll’s lexicon “Per un lessico del diritto commerciale medievale: il progetto MICOLL” at the Department of Humanities of the University of Venice Ca’ Foscari on March 7th 2023 at 2:15pm within…

MICOLL’S First Workshop: University of Padua, 2 December 2022

The first workshop of MICOLL is coming soon! It will be an interdisciplinary event where our post-docs will discuss their research with experts of their respective fields, coming from all over Europe. Towards a Lexicon of Medieval and Early Modern Commercial Law 1st Workshop of the ERC CoG20 MICOLL Padua, 2 December 2022, Caffé Pedrocchi…

MICOLL meets AveTransRisk in Pisa

More networking! This time our Stefania Gialdroni is going to be one of the speakers at the 5th workshop of the ERC CoG project led by prof. Maria Fusaro (University of Exeter and member of the Advisory Committee of MICOLL) “Average – Transaction Costs and Risk Management during the First Globalization (Sixteenth-Eighteenth Centuries)” – AveTransRisk,…