Fellows' Presentations II: Thursday, September 14, 2023


Thursday, September 14, 2023, 11:30am to 4:00pm


I Tatti (Myron and Sheila Gilmore Limonaia)
Red Seal Ship Japanese and Portuguese Sailors Early 17th Century

Please join us for the opening events of the academic year, where the new I Tatti Fellows give informal presentations of their research projects. These presentations are open to the public. 


Discovery, Orientalism, and Global Exchanges of Knowledge

11:30 - 12:15 
Samir Boumediene: Veritas Filia Temporis. Politics of Discovery in Renaissance Europe


12:15 - 13:00

Sundar Henny: Floating States of the Mediterranean: Towards a Global Microhistory of Ships

14:30 - 15:15 

Éliane Roux: Japan’s “Christian Century” in the Center of Christianity: Proto-Orientalism and Far Eastern Art and Culture in Rome (1549-1650)


15:15 - 16:00

Dustin Klinger: The Humanists and the Arabs: Arabic Philosophical Manuscripts in the Scholarly Circles of Florence, Venice, and Rome, 1450-1650


image: Red Seal Ship Japanese and Portuguese Sailors, early 17th century, Philadelphia Museum of Art

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