Dante at Royal Holloway: Study Day Marking 7th Centenary of Dante’s Death

Dr Stefano Jossa, Royal Holloway, has organised a study day marking the 7th centenary of the death of Dante. The event is sponsored by RHUL-HARI and is supported by the Italian Cultural Institute in London. The school workshop is sponsored by UCML’s Small Grants Scheme.

To attend, please visit the event registration page.

Programme:

10am-12pm (UK time)Workshop for students from state schools
1.30pmWelcome
First Session
1.50pm
2-2.20pm
2.25-2.45pm
2.50-3.20pm

3.20-3.40pm
Chair: Professor Sarah Wright
Welcome address from Katia Pizzi, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in London
Stefano Jossa, Dante at Royal Holloway
Jane Everson, Dante and Dance
Andrea Mazzucchi, Dante’s visual presence in the UK: illuminated manuscripts between the 14th and 15th century (in Italian)
Q&A session
Second Session
4-4.20pm
4.25-4.55pm
5-5.20pm
5.20-5.40pm
Chair: Dr Selena Daly
John Sellars, Dante the Aristotelian Philosopher
Catherine Keen, Dante on and off the page
Giacomo Benedetto, Medieval Politics for Contemporary Europe?
Q&A session
Special Event
5.45-6.30pm
Chair: Professor Giuliana Pieri
Ian Thomson, Dante and the Islam

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