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2 December 2022: "Dark Renaissance"

Hans Holbein Dolchscheide

Bildausschnitt: Hans Holbein d.J. (1497/ 98-1543, Kopie nach/ copy after), Dolchscheide mit Totentanz, c. 1523, Kunstmuseum Basel, Kupferstichkabinett

The 51st Basel Renaissance Colloquium will seek to discuss the Renaissance as a period of disruption and upheaval, inquiring into shifting political cultures in the face of technological change, evolving forms of (state) violence, and pandemic threats.

2 December 2022, 14.15


Marta Celati (Pisa) "Conspiracy and Political Conflict in Italian Renaissance Literature: Rebellion, Obedience, and a New Model of the State"

Scott Nethersole (London) "The Representation of War in Renaissance Florence"

Samuel Cohn (Glasgow) "The Dark Side of the Black Death Silver Lining in Early Renaissance Italy"

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