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Consolidated Medieval Studies Research Group ‘Space, Power and Culture’ (University of Lleida, Spain)

An interdisciplinary research group in the Middle Ages, comprising medievalists, art, language, literature and music historians, archaeologists, documentalists, etc., from various universities, articulated and coordinated from the University of Lleida. It came into being in 2000 and has the highest qualification of Consolidated Research Group and is financed by the Catalan government, being the highest rated in medieval history, in both 2005 and the renovation in 2014. Space, power and culture have been adopted as transversal axes that cross the Middle Ages to carry out detailed study of medieval society and allow in-depth study and analysis, enriched by the interdisciplinary nature of the researchers, also permitting the material to be tackled through the combination of the different contributions (history, art, philology, music and thought) and also the different hermeneutic paths, with special attention to documentation, archaeology, textual analysis and the study of artistic objects. More information in our site web:...

Omaggio al prof. André Vauchez

Scuola Superiore di Studi Medievali e Francescani Venerdì 20 giugno 2014, ore 10,30-18,00 Istituto Luigi Sturzo, Via delle Coppelle 35, Roma Il conferimento del Premio Balzan a André Vauchez è l’occasione per questo incontro, concepito come un omaggio collettivo allo studioso da parte di coloro che hanno avuto il piacere e l’onore di collaborare a vario titolo con lui nel campo degli studi storico-religiosi. L’incontro è promosso dall’Associazione Italiana per lo Studio della Santità, dei Culti e dell’Agiografia (AISSCA), in collaborazione con l’Istituto Luigi Sturzo, l’Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sui Santuari (AIRS), l’École Française de Rome, l’Istituto Storico Italiano per il Medioevo e la Scuola Superiore di Studi Medievali e Francescani della Pontificia Università Antonianum. Maggiori informazioni Programma André Vauchez – premio Balzan Notizia sul website AISSCA Con i migliori saluti, p. Pietro Messa, ofm Il Preside Scuola Superiore di Studi Medievali e...

Diplôme Européen d’Études Médiévales Rome 2014-2015: Avis pour les candidatures des étudiants

Dans le cadre du Programme Interuniversitaire de Coopération « ERASMUS + », un Diplôme d’études médiévales, intitulé Diplôme européen d’étude des sources latines écrites du moyen âge a été créé. Plus de vingt universités européennes et extraeuropéennes y participent. La coordination de l’ensemble est assurée par l’Università di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale (Italie) en coopération avec la Libera Università Maria Ss. Assunta (LUMSA, Rome, Italie). Les candidatures des étudiants doivent être envoyées avant le 15 août 2014 au coordinateur du Diplôme *protected email*. Toute l’information et formulaire d’inscription: DEEM...

Medieval journal – French School in Rome

Dear colleagues, We are pleased to inform you that the open access version of the medieval journal published by the French School in Rome (Mélanges de l’École française de Rome. Moyen Âge, 126.1, 2014) is now available online. We wish you good reading. With all best regards, On behalf of the editorial board, Stéphane Gioanni Directeur des études médiévales Ecole française de Rome Palazzo Farnese Piazza Farnese, 67 I – 00186 Roma tél : 0039 06 68 60 12 48 courriel : *protected...

Medioevo: Storia, filosofia e teologia

Come membro della FIDEM invio in allegato il programma e la locandina del master di secondo livello in Medioevo: Storia, filosofia e teologia chiedendo gentilmente che possa essere segnalato nel sito FIDEM, pubblicizzato e diffuso. DEP STUDI 2013-2014 Locandina Studi 2013-2014 Con i migliori ringraziamenti, prof. Pietro Messa Preside Scuola Superiore di Studi Medievali e Francescani Via Merulana, 124 00185 Roma Telefono 0670373528 Fax 0670373604 E-mail: *protected email* Sito web:...

Métaphysique et cosmologie médiévales. Héritages philosophiques du Livre des causes

Une école d’été sera organisée du 15 au 20 septembre à Dijon, dans le cadre du projet « LIBER » financé par l’Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR-13- PDOC-0018-01) en partenariat avec le Laboratoire d’études sur les monothéismes (UMR 8584, EPHE-CNRS), l’École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris) et la Bibliothèque municipale de Dijon. Le thème: « Métaphysique et cosmologie médiévales. Héritages philosophiques du Livre des causes ». Le Livre des causes représente à lui seul la convergence des trois traditions philosophiques (arabe, juive, latine) qui coexistaient dans l’Europe médiévale et qui étaient fortement dépendantes de la tradition grecque. Le Livre des causes a été composé en arabe à Bagdad au IXe siècle à partir des traductions arabes de Proclus et Plotin, et traduit en hébreu et en latin à la fin du XIIe siècle. Les latins l’ont considéré comme un livre de métaphysique et l’ont attribué à Aristote. Après la traduction latine (en 1268) des Eléments de théologie, Thomas d’Aquin montre sa dépendance envers Proclus. Malgré cela, l’ouvrage a été copié, enseigné, commenté, glosé dans pratiquement tous les milieux intellectuels du XIIIe au XVIe siècle, de Paris à Oxford, de Cologne à Cracovie, de Prague à Erfurt, de Naples à Uppsala. Ainsi, dans l’histoire de la rationalité occidentale, le Livre de causes a été la grande source philosophique de la transmission du néoplatonisme, comme le Ps.-Denys l’Aréopagite en a été la source théologique. En suivant les divers itinéraires du Livre des causes et de ses sources, les interventions de l’école d’été mettront en évidence plusieurs aspects de la richesse conceptuelle que l’opuscule hérite de la philosophie gréco-arabe et lègue...

Acts of the 4th FIDEM European Congress of Medieval Studies

Dear Friends, we are pleased to announce that the editorial work on the volumes collecting the Acts of the 4th European Congress of Medieval Studies promoted by FIDEM (Fédération Internationale des Instituts d’Études Médiévales), on the theme Coexistence and Cooperation in the Middle Ages. In memoriam of Leonard E. Boyle (1923-1999) – Palermo, 23-27 June 2009 – has been completed. The complete work consists of three volumes, for a total amount of about 1600 pp., detailed Indices included. The printed copy is available only on demand. The cost of the three volumes is €250,00. A 30% discount off the cover price is available for the members of FIDEM, SIEPM, SISPM, OSM and the authors who published their contributes, booking the volumes by the 30th of April. Therefore, the volumes have a exclusive price of €175,00, shipping charges excluded. You can book the volumes by sending an e-mail to *protected email*. Best regards, l Presidente dell’O.S.M. prof. Alessandro...

COST/IRHT: Training school

Transmission of Texts Niews tools, New approaches 31 March – 4 April 2014 Institut de recherche et d’histoire des textes (IRHT, Paris) is pleased to announce the Training School “Transmission of texts: new tools, new approaches”. It is funded by COST ACTION IS 1005 (Medieval Europe. Medieval Cultures and Technological Resources), and run in collaboration with Biblissima (Campus Condorcet). The Training School involves five days of intensive training (a combination of practical sessions and lectures) in the use of IRHT databases, tools, and applications developed by Digital Humanities team of Biblissima. Participants will receive a solid theoretical foundation and will develop hands-on experience with research tools dealing with the circulation of texts, manuscripts collections, and transmission of knowledge, with a special focus on interoperability between databases and new methodologies (including ontologies and TEI-XML). Languages of instruction: French and English. Applications must be submitted by midnight Monday 10 February 2014. For further information, contact : *protected...

Ana Maria Aldama Roy IV International Prize for a Doctoral Thesis 2013

The Ana Maria Aldama Roy Foundation, which has the principal aim of promoting Latin Studies, invites applications for its Fourth International Prize for Doctoral Theses. This is open to doctoral theses on Christian, Medieval or Renaissance Latin, which have been defended in Spanish or foreign universities and research centers between the 1st October 2012 and the 30th September 2013. The theses can be presented in English, German, Basque or any of the romance langauges, and must be submitted by email to *protected email* in pdf format, before the 28th February 2014. Results will be published in the Foundation’s website before the 31st May 2014. The winner will be awarded 2000 euros and the thesis will be published. The winner undertakes to publish the thesis still unpublished, in line with the editorial standards laid down by the Foundation (which will act as the...

Call for Papers: O Mediterrâneo e o Sul Ibérico na Época Medieval: Cultura, Identidade e Património, sécs. V-XV

O Congresso Internacional “O Mediterrâneo e o Sul Ibérico na Época Medieval: Cultura, Identidade e Património. Sécs V – XV” terá lugar nos dias 5 e 6 de Dezembro de 2013 na Universidade de Évora. Convidam-se os licenciandos, mestrandos, doutorandos, pós-doutorandos ou outros jovens investigadores que estejam a desenvolver trabalhos originais no âmbito do congresso a submeterem as suas propostas de comunicação até 31 de Julho de 2013. Os interessados devem enviar as suas propostas via *protected email* até à data indicada, com uma pequena nota biográfica e um resumo em formato PDF com até 350 palavras. A selecção das comunicações será feita pela Comissão Científica do congresso. Mais...
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