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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…

Davide Basaldella and Francesca Fusco in Warsaw

What: The contexts of Italian: language, didactics, interculturality (I contesti dell’italiano: lingua, didattica, interculturalità) Where: Uniwersytet Warszawski and Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu When: 1st Edition in Warsaw – April 18 and 19, 2024 Our two linguists, Davide Basaldella and Francesca Fusco, will soon take part in this important event with a paper entitled…

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…

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…