Dr Shanti Graheli was awarded a three months residential fellowship by the Fondazione Cini in Venice, for the project ‘Italian antiquarian booksellers in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries and the rarity of the book’. This will be taken up in spring 2017.
Dr Heidi Mehrkens and Dr Kelsey Jackson Williams will be leaving St Andrews. Dr Mehrkens will be joining the University of Aberdeen as a lecturer, and Dr Jackson Williams will be joining the University of Stirling as a lecturer.
On 7th May, Dr Emily Michelson gave a paper, ‘Christian preachers and Jewish critics in early modern Rome,’ at the annual peripatetic Venetian Seminar, held this year in Edinburgh.
Professor Guy Rowlands wrote the article ‘Versailles: why world leaders should heed warnings from the fall of the French court’ for the Conversation.
On 30th May, Dr Shanti Graheli gave a talk entitled ‘Translatio imperii, translatio studii. Renaissance translations of the classics between Italy and France,’ at the conference Renaissance in Translation, held at the Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw.
Tomasz Kamusella, James Bjork, Timothy Wilson, and Anna Novikov (eds.), Creating Nationality in Central Europe, 1880-1950: Modernity, Violence and (Be) Longing in Upper Silesia, (Routledge, 2016)
James Palmer, ‘Apocalyptic outsiders and their uses in the early medieval West’, in W. Brandes, F. Schmieder & R. Voss (eds.), Peoples of the Apocalypse: Eschatological Beliefs and Political Scenarios, (Berlin & Boston, 2016), pp. 307-20.