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Waterborne Pageants and Festivities in the Renaissance

The conference on ‘Waterborne Pageants and Festivities in the Renaissance’ was held at the Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Warwick's Research and Teaching Centre in Venice from Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th March 2010.
The Conference was in honour of Professor Ronnie Mulryne, Emeritus Professor at the University of Warwick.

Conference Speakers:

Maria Ines Aliverti (University of Pisa)
Water Policy and Water Festival: the case of Pisa under Ferdinand de' Medici (1588-1609)
Sydney Anglo (University of Wales, Swansea)
The Thames en Fête
Marie-Claude Canova-Green (University of London)
History or Fantasy: mock sea-battles and the defence of Christendom
Monique Chatenet (Conservateur en chef du Patrimoine, Paris)
Parisian Water Festivals from François I to Henri III
Richard Cooper (University of Oxford)
French Renaissance Waterborne Festivals
H. Neville Davies (University of Birmingham)
The Entertainment for Queen Elizabeth I at Elvetham in 1591
Iain Fenlon (University of Cambridge)
Imperial Metaphors: Venice and the Adriatic Celebrated
Robert Knecht (University of Birmingham)
The Water Festivals of Charles IX and Henri III, kings of France
Iain McClure (Epsom College, Surrey)
Enacting the pan-Protestant Crusade in Early Modern English pageantry
Margaret M. McGowan (University of Sussex)
Lyons: a centre for Renaissance water festivals
Ronnie Mulryne (University of Warwick)
Naumachia in Florence, 1589
Eric Nicholson (Syracuse University in Florence)
Translating the Theatrical Virtuosa from Venice to London
Stephen Orgel (Stanford University)
Real Palaces in Imaginary Spaces
Nadine Pederson (Central Washington University)
A view from the bridge: Parisian Audiences and the Seine, 1500-1560
David Sanchez-Cano (Independent Scholar)
The 1637 Naumaquia at the Buen Retiro in Madrid
Julie Sanders (University of Nottingham)
Liquid Landscapes: Drama on the Thames in Caroline London
Roger Savage (University of Edinburgh)
Sea Spectacles on Dry Land, 1589-1691
Margaret Shewring (University of Warwick)
Waterborne Pageants and Festivities in the Ranissance: an introduction and overview
Mara Wade (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
German mock battles and fireworks held on water from 1550-1709
Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly (University of Oxford)
The waterborne pageants of Ernst August, Durke of Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1674-1728), in late 17th Century Venice
Standard delegate: £140
Speaker: £120
Student: £70

If you have any queries, please contact the conference organiser:
Dr Margaret Shewring
School of Theatre, Performance and Cultural Policy Studies
University of Warwick
Millbrun House