This conference takes place over 2 days:
24 November: Weston Library, Lecture Theatre
25 November: Lincoln College, Oakeshott Room
The conference celebrates the arrival of manuscripts from the collection of Jesuit Matteo Luigi Canonici in Venice.
In order to stimulate interdisciplinary research, various topics will be discussed by international scholars in provenance and history of libraries, music, liturgy, Italian and humanistic literature, medical texts, Greek, Hebrew and French manuscripts, palaeography and manuscript illumination.
Speakers: Laura Albiero; Margaret Bent; Petros Bouras-Vallianatos; Irene Ceccherini; Teresa De Robertis; Greti Dinkova-Bruun; Gennaro Ferrante; Rahel Fronda; Ada Labriola; Outi Merisalo; Marcello Nobili; Laura Nuvoloni; Angelo Piacentini; Dorit Raines; William Stoneman; Marco Veneziale; Iolanda Ventura.