Religion and Culture in Early Modern Italy

  • October 29
  • 7:00 am
  • Online event
Religion and Culture in Early Modern Italy

Join us on Zoom.

Opening Remarks 7am-7.15am PST
3pm BST
4pm CEST
5pm IDT
–  John Christopoulos (UBC) and Diego Pirillo (UC Berkeley), Opening Remarks
Heresy and Religious Dissent   7.15am-8:15am PST
3.15pm BST
4.15pm CEST
5.15pm IDT
–  Emily Michelson (University of St Andrews), Walking a thin line: Protestants on Foot in Rome


–  Alessandra Celati (University of Verona), Mapping Religious Dissent in Sixteenth-Century Venice


–  Hannah Marcus (Harvard University), Beheading the Hydra: Antonio Castelvetro, The Congregation of the Index, and an Imagined Future for Print Censorship

Catholicism and Mediterranean Crossings 8.15am-8.55am PST
4.15pm BST
5.15 CEST
6.15pm IDT
–  Tamar Herzig (Tel Aviv University) Commemorating Early Modern Slavery: Religious Difference, Gender, and Culture


–  Eric Dursteler (Brigham Young University), The Inquisitor at the Table: Food and Identity in Mediterranean Tribunals of the Roman Inquisition

BREAK 8.55am-9.05am PST
4.55pm BST
5.55pm CEST
6.55pm IDT
A New Diplomatic History of the Counter-Reformation 9.05am-9.45am PST
5.05pm BST
6.05pm CEST
7.05pm IDT
–  Alana Mailes, (University of Cambridge), Diplomats at Vespers: Foreign Intelligencers and Sacred Music in Seicento Venice


–  Joe Amato (Stanford University), Heresy, Medici Politics, and the Making of a Tuscan Church

Art, Material Culture and Mobility  9.45am-10.45am  PST
5.45pm BST
6.45pm CEST
7.45pm IDT
–  Grace Harpster (Georgia State University), Art and the Pastoral Visit: Implementing Image Reform after Trent 


–  Paul Nelles (Carleton University), Madonnas and Martyrs: The Madonna of Santa Maria Maggiore in Global Transit (1569–1639)


–  Talia Di Manno (University of California, Berkeley), Christian Archaeology and the Defense of Papal Primacy after Valla

BREAK 10.45am-11.00am PST
6.45pm BST
7.45pm CEST
8.45pm IDT
Conclusions and group discussion 11am PST
7pm BST
8pm CEST
9pm IDT
– Stefania Tutino (UCLA), Concluding Remarks

and group discussion