Stefania Gialdroni and Jake Dyble in Palermo

What: Workshop “Early-modern Commercial Documents in Foreign Jurisdictions” Where: University of Palermo When: 19-20 April 2024 Stefania Gialdroni and Jake Dyble will present two papers within the framework of this workshop organized by prof. Guido Rossi. The aim of the workshop is to analyze various kinds of commercial documentation (private documents, court decisions, notarial deeds, etc.),…

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…

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…

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…

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.

AISPE-SISE Congress 2023: University of Palermo

The International Congress “Centers, Peripheries, Networks, People, Goods, and Ideas on the Move in Economic History and the History of Economic Thought”, organized by the Italian Association for the History of Economic Thought (AISPE) and the Italian Society of Economic Historians (SISE) will take place at the University of Palermo from 19 to 21 October 2023.…

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…