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Dante at Royal Holloway

Dante at Royal Holloway

  • Date 02 Mar 2021
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  • Category Schools and colleges

Dante at Royal Holloway

A study-day to rememorate the 7th centenary of the death of the author of the Divine Comedy.

10am-12pm
Workshop for students from state schools

1.30pm
Welcome

First session
Chair: Professor Sarah Wright
1.50pm: Welcome address from Katia Pizzi, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in London
2-2.20pm: Stefano Jossa, Dante at Royal Holloway
2.25– 2.45pm: Jane Everson, Dante and Dance
2.50–3.20pm: Andrea Mazzucchi, Dante’s visual presence in the UK: illuminated manuscripts between the 14th and 15th century (in Italian)
3.20–3.40pm: Q&A session

Second session
Chair: Dr Selena Daly
4–4.20pm: John Sellars, Dante the Aristotelian Philosopher
4.25–4.55pm: Catherine Keen, Dante on and off the page
5-5.20pm: Giacomo Benedetto, Medieval Politics for Contemporary Europe?
5.20–5.40pm: Q&A session

Special event
Chair: Professor Giuliana Pieri
5.45–6.30pm: Ian Thomson, Dante and the Islam

For futher information please email Stefano Joss.



 


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