Programme

17 November 2016 – The Warburg Institute 

10:15 – 10:30 INTRODUCTION
Professor David Freedberg (The Warburg Institute)

SESSION 1. Image

10:30 – 10:50 Dr. Stefan Hanß (University of Cambridge)
Habsburg-Ottoman Imagery in the Making. The Production and Perception of the Cambridge ‘Freshfield Album’ (1574/75)

10:50 – 11:10 Ricarda Beatrix Brosch (The Courtauld Institute of Art)
On the Hybridity of Chinese Composite Landscapes in the 17th century: A Case Study of Fan Qi’s (1616–after 1694) handscroll “Yangzi Riverscape” in the Museum für Asiatische Kunst Berlin

11:10 – 11:30 Daan van Heesch (KU Leuven)
Remodeling Hieronymus Bosch in Colonial Peru: Foreign Sources, Indigenous Responses

11:30 – 12:00 Chaired discussion Federica Gigante (The Warburg Institute)

12:00 – 12:50 LUNCH

SESSION 2. Word

13:00 – 13:20 Angana Moitra (University of Kent/Freie Universität Berlin)
From Pagan God to Magical Being: The Changing Face of the Faerie King and its Cultural Implications

13:20 – 13:40 Sophie Fuller (University College London)
Dante and the Romans d’Antiquité: Reconsidering Classical Epic Through Vernacular Verse

13:40 – 14:00 Alexandra Nowosiad (King’s College London)
Reading Across Time and Space: A Volume of Late Medieval Spanish Verse Printed in Renaissance Antwerp

14:00 – 14:30 Chaired discussion MªTeresa Chicote (The Warburg Institute)

14:30-14:40 BREAK

SESSION 3. Orientation

14:40– 15:00 Ovanes Akopyan (University of Warwick)
Astrology, Humanism, and ‘Latins’: Maximus the Greek and the Reception of Renaissance Culture in Sixteenth-Century Russia

15:00 – 15:20 Trude Dijkstra (University of Amsterdam)
Constructing Confucius in the Low Countries: How the Western Idea of Confucius came into being through Dutch Printed-Work of the Seventeenth Century

15:20 – 15:40 Margherita Mantovani (Sapienza University, Rome)
Apocalyptical and Angelic Imagination. The Reception of the Hebrew Book of Enoch in the Renaissance

15:40 – 16:10 Chaired discussion Hanna Gentili (The Warburg Institute)

16:10- 16:25 TEA

SESSION 4. Action

16:30-16:50 Dr Ivan Dimitrijević (University of Warsaw)
The mechanization of symbols: The wolf in the Anglo-Saxon folklore and in the new political science

16:50- 17:10 Nailya Shamugunova (University of Cambridge)
European concepts of sexual diversity in Southeast Asia, c. 1590 – 1640

17:10-17:30 Dr Cristiano Ragni (University of Perugia)
Necessitas facit licitum, quod in lege illicitum est. Alberico Gentili, the Puritans, and the Oxford controversy on Drama

17:30-18:00 Chaired discussion James Christie (The Warburg Institute)

18:00 – 18:30 CLOSING STATEMENT
Dr Johannes von Müller (Bilderfahrzeuge Project)

18:30 – 19:30 RECEPTION