Science, learning and censorship
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10.00-11.00 Plenary: Professor Paula Findlen (Stanford)
11.15-12.45 Session 1: Academies and academicians in Venice and the Veneto: J. Walden (Yale) – The early period of the Accademia Olimpica di Vicenza; E. Chayes (Cyprus/Toulouse Le Mirail)– Academic interlopers and their Texts: from Eterei to Incogniti; M. Sangalli (Siena) – Grazio Maria and Sallustio Grazi between the Venetian Academy and the Ambrosiana. The circulation of men, books and ideas in late sixteenth and early seventeenth-century Italy.
12.45-2 pm Lunch2.-3.30 Session 2: Scientific Academies: M. Favaro (Scuola normale, Pisa) – L’Accademia udinese degli Ermafroditi fra curiosità scientifiche e censura religiosa; J. Bek-Thomasen (Aarhus) – “Vir clarissimus”: the diplomatic functions of a natural philosopher; G. Cultrera (Pavia)– “Provando e riprovando”: il motto distintivo degli accademici del Cimento.
3.45-4.30 Session 3: Science and mysticism: Y. Lattes (Bar Ilan)– Jewish Academies and the spreading of mystic manuals in seventeenth-century Italy; D. Montoliu (Toulouse/Scuola normale, Pisa) – Uomini di scienza e accademie scientifiche di Sicilia nel Seicento.
4.30-5.30 Round Table and concluding remarks, chair: Professor Brian Richardson (Leeds)