Fellows' Presentations II: Thursday, September 20, 2018


Thursday, September 20, 2018, 9:30am to 5:00pm


Gould Hall, I Tatti

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. 

9:30 - 10:30
Janna Israel   (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art): 
The Nature of Ores: Vannoccio Biringuccio and Early Modern Metallurgy

10:30 - 10:45     Coffee

10:45 - 11:45
Cristiano Zanetti (Independent Scholar): 
Engineering the Engineer in Renaissance Milan

11:45 - 12:45
Daniele Conti   (Independent Scholar):
Old Stars, New World: The Scientific and Astrological Background of the Renaissance ‘Querelle’ of the Ancients and the Moderns

13:00 - 14:15    Lunch

14:30 - 15:30 
Oren Margolis   (Somerville College, University of Oxford): 
Aldus Manutius: A Cultural History

15:30 - 16:30
Alessio Cotugno  (University of Warwick): 
Alessandro Piccolomini’s Institutione and its Contexts (1542-1560): Textual and Intellectual History

16:30 - 17:00     Tea