Medievalmerchants

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…

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…

Legal Knowledge. Transmission, Translation, Migration: University of St Andrews

The whole team of MICOLL is going to Scotland at the end of August (24-26) to discuss about law, history, and language within the framework of a partnership between the Universities of Padua and St Andrews devoted to “Multilingualism and Translation of Legal Texts in Medieval Europe”. Prof. John Hudson is going to host us 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…

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…

MICOLL’S First Workshop: University of Padua, 2 December 2023

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…