Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Body in the City celebrates success of conference “Representing Infirmity: Diseased Bodies in Renaissance and Early Modern Italy”

The much anticipated international conference “Representing Infirmity: Diseased Bodies in Renaissance and Early Modern Italy” was held at the Monash University Prato Centre on 13-15 December. The conference was a huge success, attended by speakers and guests from across Europe, as well as the UK, the USA and Australia. Participants commented that the conference was made memorable…

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John Henderson’s keynote at Prato now available for viewing: “Religion, Medicine and Art in the Time of Plague: Florence 1630-33”

On 13 December John Henderson (Birkbeck, University of London, and Monash University) delivered his highly anticipated keynote lecture to kick off the international conference “Representing Infirmity: Diseased Bodies in Renaissance and Early Modern Italy” held at the Monash University Prato Centre. The lecture was hosted by the Prato Consortium for Medieval and Renaissance Studies and The Body in…

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Routledge book series confirmed for Body in the City Focus Program

Monash scholars in The Body in the City Focus Program last week received the exciting news that their book series has been accepted for publication by Routledge. This outcome marks the culmination of a great deal of planning by series General Editors Peter Howard, Director of the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Monash, and…

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