Conference: ‘Representing and naming Greece & Greek space (14th-16th c.)’, University of Lille, 1 October 2021

This conference will focus on the representations of Greek space, ancient and “modern”, in textual and iconographic works from the 14th to the 16th century. It will take place at the University of Lille on October 1, 2021 and is organized by Catherine Gaullier-Bougassas.

Find out more here.

Conference Programme

9h30 – Accueil

9h45 – 10h15 :
Marilynn Desmond (Binghamton University): ‘Trojan Typography and Fourteenthcentury Cartographies of the Morea in the Matter of Troy’

10h30 – 11h00: Pascale Mounier (Université Grenoble Alpes): ‘La Grèce de Thésée d’après la Teseida de Boccace et ses adaptations françaises’

11h15 – 11h30 : pause

11h30 – 12h00: Georges Tolias (EPHE ; Fondation Nationale pour la Recherche Scientifique,
Athènes): ‘Penser et représenter la Grèce au XVe siècle’

12h15 – 14h15 : repas

14h15- 14h45: Emmanuelle Vagnon-Chureau (CNRSLAMOP): ‘Cristoforo Buondelmonti et ses sources
dans sa représentation de la Grèce »

15h00- 15h30: Nathalie Bouloux (Université de Tours): ‘Sebastiano Compagni, géographe
humaniste vénitien (et «ptoléméen») de la fin du XVe siècle début du XVIe s. et sa description de la Grèce’

15h45- 16h15: Edith Mazeaud-Karagiannis ((Université de Strasbourg): ‘Les évocations du Péloponnèse dans l’œuvre des voyageurs français de la seconde moitié du XVIe (Belon, Nicolay, Thevet)’

16h30 – 17h00: Discussion


Published by Roisin Astell

Roisin Astell received a First Class Honours in History of Art at the University of York (2014), under the supervision of Dr Emanuele Lugli. After spending a year learning French in Paris, Roisin then completed an MSt. in Medieval Studies at the University of Oxford (2016), where she was supervised by Professor Gervase Rosser and Professor Martin Kauffmann. In 2017, Roisin was awarded a CHASE AHRC studentship as a doctoral candidate at the University of Kent’s Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, under the supervision of Dr Emily Guerry.

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