Re-Imagining the Mediterranean: trans-cultural networks in the early modern world
Friday 17th May 2019, University of Warwick
9.30 am: arrivals, tea and coffee
10:00-11:30 am: Imagining the Other
- James Amelang (Emeritus, Madrid) “Comparing Confraternitas: A Mediterranean Model?”
- Borja Franco-Llopis (Madrid) 'Another Sea: shared images of the Otherness in the Early Modern Mediterranean'
11:30-12:30 pm: Maritime Exchanges
Chair: Maxine Berg (Warwick)
- Ben Redding (Warwick) 'Warship Decoration and Ideology in the early modern Mediterranean'
- Bernard Capp (Warwick) 'Corsairs and Captives: Trans-cultural Confrontations'
12:30-2 pm lunch
2-3 pm: Art as Diplomacy
Chair: Marie-Louise Lillywhite (Oxford)
- Kelley Helmstutler-Di Dio (Vermont) 'Labour, Transportation and Technological Systems of Sculpture Exchange in Early Modern'
- Charlene Vella (Malta) 'Cross-cultural exchanges in the Renaissance in Eastern Sicily: the case of Antonello da Messina and his followers'
3-4 pm: PhD/ECR session
Chair: John-Paul Ghobrial (Oxford)
Venice and Livorno
- Tamsin Prideaux (Edinburgh-St Andrews) 'Economic and Cultural exchange in early modern Venice: The Cinque Savi all Mercanzia and control of immigrant groups, 1541-1700'
- Danilo Pedemonte (Genova) 'A Transcultural Hub: the British community in Leghorn during the Eighteenth century'
- Emily Stevenson (Liverpool) 'Mapping Principal Navigations in the Levant'
- Sam Kennerley (Cambridge) 'Lost in Translation: The Greek Book in the Renaissance and Reformation'
- Anastasia Stylianou (Warwick) 'Early Modern Anglo-Greek Networks'
4-4.30 pm tea and coffee
4.30-6 pm: Encounters with the East
Chair: Jonathan Davies (Warwick)
- Aysu Dincer-Hadjianastasis (Warwick) '"Vivano Splendidamente": Wealth, Luxury and Prosperity in Fifteenth-Century Cyprus'
- Anna Rich-Abad/Chiara Rivera (Nottingham) 'Benedictus’ Summer’s Night Dream: The Journey of a Jew from Barcelona to Chios'
- Alessandra Petrocchi (Oxford) 'Encounters with the East: Multilingualism and Scientific Writings in Early Modern Italy'