Legal history

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…

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…

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…

Frankfurt and Lübeck: Prof. Albrecht Cordes at the University of Padua

It is a pleasure to announce that Prof. Albrecht Cordes (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main), external expert of Micoll, will give two lectures on the history of commercial law in Luebeck and Frankfurt on Tuesday 21 March at 5pm and Wednesday 22 March at 10am at the Department of Private Law and Critique of Law of the…

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 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,…