Papers at conferences and seminars

2017

  • Selling & Collecting. Printed Book Sale Catalogues and Private Libraries in Early Modern Europe, Cagliari, 20-21 September 2017
    • Angela Nuovo, Introduction to the conference
    • Francesco Ammannati, Book prices and monetary issues in Renaissance Europe
    • Giliola Barbero, Ordinary and extraordinary prices in Giolito’s catalogues
    • Flavia Bruni, Peace at the Lily. An evaluation of the De Franceschi press through the stockbook of Bernardo Giunti
    • Goran Proot, Parisian book prices in the 1540s published in bookseller’s catalogues
  • VIII Conference, Associazione Italiana di Storia Urbana La città, il viaggio, il turismo. Percezione, produzione e trasformazione, Naples, 7-9 September 2017
    • Francesco Ammannati, Mercanti spagnoli nella Firenze del ’500. La compagnia Astudillo e la «Natione Spagnuola» fiorentina
  • International Medieval Congress 2017, Leeds, 3-6 July 2017
    • Francesco Ammannati, Labour time and production cycles of wool manufacture in Renaissance Florence
  • International Conference Crossing borders, crossing cultures. Popular print in Europe (1450-1900), Trent, 15-16 June 2017
    • Flavia Bruni, From popular to rare: cheap imprints beyond national collections
    • Goran Proot, How cheap were cheap books in sixteenth-century Antwerp? Questions, methodology and answers
  • Course on digital publishing, Università degli Studi di Milano, 29 May – 1 June 2017
    • Giliola Barbero, Catalogues, standards and the digital library
  • Dottorato di Ricerca in Scienze Documentarie, Linguistiche e Letterarie – Curriculum di Scienze del libro e del documento, Università La Sapienza, Rome, 11 May 2017
    • Angela Nuovo, Il progetto EMoBookTrade: linee di ricerca e organizzazione
    • Francesco Ammannati, Storia economica e storia del libro
    • Giliola Barbero, Costruire un database di prezzi di libri
    • Flavia Bruni, Prime indagini sull’assortimento dei libri nella bottega di Bernardino Giunti (Venezia, 1600-1620 circa)
    • Goran Proot, Plantin and Moretus book pricing policy
  • Economic History Society Annual Conference, London, 31 March – 2 April 2017
    • Francesco Ammannati & Wouter Ryckbosch, The prevalence of the poor in early modern Europe: comparing Italy and the Low Countries
  • Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, Chicago, 30 March – 1 April 2017
    • Angela Nuovo, Book Prices and the Growth of Cultural Consumption in Early Modern Europe
    • Flavia Bruni, Marginal matters. Evidence of the uses of books in early modern Italian cloisters
  • International Conference in Comparative History of Philology IMPAGINATION - Forms, Media and Circulation of Writing and Publication, Taipei, 20-22 March 2017
    • Goran Proot, Typographical evolution on the page: text and paratext, the case of handpress books published in the Southern Netherlands, 1473–1800
  • ERC Day: Celebrating 10 Years of Excellence in Research, Trieste, 17 March 2017
    • Angela Nuovo, The EMoBookTrade project

2016

  • EMoBookTrade Kick-off Conference, Udine, 30 November 2016
    • Angela Nuovo, “The early modern book trade: an evidence-based reconstruction of the economic and juridical framework of the European book market” ERC project. Sources, methodology and objectives
    • Francesco Ammannati, Book prices and consumption patterns in the Late Renaissance: problems and prospects
    • Giliola Barbero, The circulation of Bernardino Telesio’s works through personal, institutional and commercial networks
    • Flavia Bruni, Bound or loose. Making sense of price annotations on early printed books
    • Goran Proot, An analysis of prices established by Christopher Plantin and Jan Moretus I for their publications in the period 1580–1610
    • Erika Squassina, The privilege system in Venice (1469-1545)
  • SHARP (The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing) Annual Meeting, Paris, 18-21 July 2016
    • Angela Nuovo, Transferring Humanism: The transformation of Italian books by the Gabiano publishers between Venice and Lyon
  • International Conference The Price of Things in Pre Industrial Times. XLVIII Settimana di Studi, Fondazione Istituto Internazionale di Storia Economica F. Datini, Prato, 8-11 May 2016
    • Angela Nuovo, The Price of Books in Italy (XV-XVI centuries)