Event: Mobility of Ideas and Transmission of Texts, Freiburg, 10 – 11 Apr 2013

Final network meeting MITT [Mobility of Ideas and Transmission of Texts]
10-11 April 2013.

10 and 11 April 2013, a MITT conference will be held in Freiburg, entitled ‘Connecting Ideas and Circulating Texts Inside the Dynamics of Philosophy and Literature in the Rhineland and the Low Countries (ca. 1300-1550)’.


The MITT project is a cooperation of five European universities: the Università di Salerno, the Universiteit Antwerpen, the University of Oxford, the UNI Freiburg and the Universiteit Leiden. MITT and the Philosophy Department of the University of Freiburg present the results of an international research project dedicated to the late-medieval dynamics of intellectual, religious and literary life in the Rhineland and the Low Countries. The MITT project brings together five expert teams to provide substantive and methodological training on late medieval intellectual history, philosophy and literature to a cohort of early-stage researchers. MITT focuses on the medieval dynamics of intellectual life and literature in the Rhineland and the Low Countries, nowadays divided over five countries (Switzerland, France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands) but one cultural region in the later Middle Ages. The project seeks to develop a new perspective on late medieval textual culture in the Low Countries and the Rhineland by looking at the readership, appropriation and circulation of religious and intellectual literature.


 Wednesday, 10.04.2013

14.00-15.30 Welcome & Introduction
Maarten Hoenen (Freiburg), Gunther Neuhaus (Freiburg), Geert Warnar (Leiden)

16.00-17.30 ‘The Mobility of Psychologi-cal Ideas in Scholastic and Mystical Texts’ Marieke Abram (Freiburg) Respondent: Kent Emery, Jr.(Notre Dame)

Thursday, 11.04.2013

9.00-10.30 ‘Saintly Writing and Writing Saints. The mystical account of Christina of Hane’,  Racha Kirakosian (Oxford) Respondent: Burkhard Hasebrink (Freiburg)

11.00-12.30 ‘A Testimony of 15th Century Female Readership. The Vernacular Collection of Sermons in Berlin, SBPK, mgq 1084’,  Susanne Zwierlein (Lecce) Respondent: Rudolf Weigand (Eichstätt)

14.00-15.30 ‘Reaching Readers, Influencing Ideas. From Manuscript to Bestseller in the Late Middle Ages’, Anna Dlabacova (Leiden) Respondent: Freimut Löser (Augsburg)

16.00-17.30 ‘Mobility of Ideas in the Middle Ages and Today’, Markus Polzer, Daniëlle Prochowski Respondent: Wolfgang Neuber (Abu Dhabi)

17.45-18.45 Round Table: Final debate about MITT
Paul Bakker (Nijmegen), Juliane Besters-Dilger (Freiburg), Nadja Germann (Freiburg), Hans-Jochen Schiewer (Freiburg), Loris Sturlese (Lecce), Geert Warnar (Leiden)

Lehrstuhl Prof. Maarten J.F.M. Hoenen
Philosophisches Seminar
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Platz der Universität 3
79085 Freiburg im Breisgau
Phone: +49 761/203-2440
Emails: sekretariat.hoenen@philosophie.uni-freiburg.de
Haus “Zur Lieben Hand”
Freiburg i.B.

More information: http://www.mitt-itn.eu  and http://www.mitt-itn.eu/projectintroductie.htm


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