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Courts, Elites, and Technology in Renaissance Italy
Coventry, May 2002


Joint Study Day
Friday, 10 May 2002

AHRB Centre for the Study of Renaissance Elites and Court Cultures
and
The Material Renaissance Research Project, University of Sussex

COURTS, ELITES, AND TECHNOLOGY IN RENAISSANCE ITALY

Room 0.12, Ramphal Building, University of Warwick


Programme

10.30 Coffee, Ramphal Building

11.00 Introduction to The Material Renaissance Research Project

11.15 Evelyn Welch (University of Sussex):  'Moving Reputation: Shifting
Technology Between Fifteenth-Century Milan and Moscow'

12.00 Suzanne Butters (University of Manchester): 'Natural Magic,
Artificial Music, and Birds at Francesco de' Medici's Pratolino'

1.00 Lunch, Graduate Space, 4th Floor, Humanities Building

2.15 Mary Hollingsworth (Independent Scholar): 'Heavy Metal: Smiths at the
Court of Ippolito d'Este'

3.00 Guido Guerzoni (Universita` Bocconi, Milan): 'Courts, Technology, and
Guilds: The Este Case, XVth-XVIIth Centuries'

3.45 Flora Dennis (Research Fellow, the AHRB Centre for the Study of the
Domestic Interior): 'Printing and the Este in Sixteenth-Century Ferrara'

4.30 Conclusion

All welcome

RSVP

Centre for the Study of the Renaissance
The University of Warwick
Coventry
CV4 7AL
United Kingdom

Tel: +44-(0)24 76 573963
Fax: +44-(0)24 76 572997

E-mail rssah@warwick.ac.uk
URL: http://www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/ren

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Dr Jonathan Davies
AHRB Centre for the Study of Renaissance Elites and Court Cultures
Centre for the Study of the Renaissance
University of Warwick
Coventry
CV4 7AL
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 024 7657 3938 (Direct)
Tel: +44 024 7657 3963 (Secretary)
Fax: +44 024 7657 2997
E-mail: j.d.davies@warwick.ac.uk
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