On 24 March 2017, Thomas Wallnig will speak about “Postalische Kommunikation und Briefschreiben als materieller Akt aus der Perspektive der Korrespondenz von Bernhard und Hieronymus Pez OSB” at the Warburg-Haus in Hamburg. Read more.
The FWF Project Benedictines, Church Reform and the State in Austria, 1720-40 at the University of Vienna, the Association for the Study of Monastic Learning in the Early Modern Period and the Zentrum für Informationsmodellierung in den Geisteswissenschaften at the University of Graz invite you to the 4th Colloquium Historico-Criticum “ProDomo – Prosopography of religious orders” on Tuesday, 21 February 2017, at 17:00 (Hörsaal 45, University of Vienna). Invitation.
On 14 December 2016, Joëlle Weis (cooperation partner) will speak about her dissertation entitled “Johann Friedrich Schannat (1683-1739) and the Republic of Letters. Communication, Practices and Identities in Critical Scholarship on the Eve of Elightenment” within the series “Geschichte am Mittwoch” (University of Vienna/Institute for History). Learn more.
On 6 December 2016, Manuela Mayer and Irene Rabl will participate in the 3rd Digital Humanities Austria Conference (DHA) hosted by the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities (ACDH) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW, Sonnenfelsgasse 19, 1010 Vienna). They will present a project poster with the title “The Letters of the Pez Correspondence: a Transforming Edition”. Program.
The report on the conference “Monastica Historia III: Kommunikation zwischen Kloster und Welt in Spätmittelalter und Früher Neuzeit” (21-23 September 2016, Melk Abbey) is online and can be found here.
On 5 December 2016, Thomas Wallnig will present his habilitation thesis (“Critical Monks: The German Benedictines, 1680-1740”) in Paris (Institut d’histoire moderne et contemporaine, Sorbonne). Learn more.