ProDomo – Prosopography of religious orders

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.

“Geschichte am Mittwoch”, Vienna

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.

Poster presentation, Vienna

Manuela Mayer and the Pez Poster (designed by Arnold Mitterbauer)

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.

Austrian Academy of Sciences learns about its Pezian prehistory

On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz’s death, the Austrian Academy of Sciences – together with two sister academies – will honour its almost-founder with a symposium held on 3-4 November 2016. Thomas Wallnig will contextualize Leibniz’s failed attempts at establishing an academy within the broader context of the Viennese court scene of the 1710s. Learn more.