Medievalcities

Victor Le Breton-Blon on Bills of Exchange

What: Lecture + PhD lecture Where: University of Padua, DPCD, Palazzo del Bo, Via VIII febbraio 1848, Aula Vigini & Aula Gabbin When: 6 & 7 June 2024, 5:30 PM & 10:30 AM We are very happy to host Victor Le Breton-Blon (Université Bretagne Sun) who will give two lectures, one about commercial cities (with…

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…

MICOLL meets PHEDRA in Venice

MICOLL and PHEDRA are best friends and they will soon meet in beautiful Venice! Our Stefania Gialdroni will present a paper in the framework of the next workshop organized by the project PHEDRA, directed by prof. Luisa Brunori (CNRS – École Normale Supérieure, Paris), this time in collaboration with prof. Albrecht Cordes (Goethe University Frankfurt…

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…

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…