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Italy and the European Powers: The Impact of War, 1503-1530

The AHRB Centre for the Study of Renaissance Elites and Court Cultures

International Conference

Italy and the European Powers: The Impact of War, 1503-1530

30 May - 1 June 2003

Arden House Conference Centre, the University of Warwick

16th Century pencil drawing

Themes to be addressed:

  • Italy as a theatre of war

  • The papacy at war: diplomatic and political implications

  • The cultural role of Rome and the papacy

  • The impact of the French and Spanish occupations on society, culture and political life in Italy

  • The role of the wars in the diffusion of Italian influences in Europe

Speakers will include: David Abulafia (Cambridge); David Chambers (Warburg Institute, London); Giorigio Chittolini (Milan); Iain Fenlon (Cambridge); George Gorse (Pomona); George Holmes (Oxford); John Law (Swansea); Michael Mallett (Warwick); John Najemy (Cornell); Alessandro Nova (Frankfurt); William Prizer (Santa Barbara).

Some bursaries, funded by the Society for Renaissance Studies, will be available to postgraduates making communications at the conference.

For further information, please contact:


Dr Jonathan Davies
The AHRB Centre for the Study of Renaissance Elites and Court Cultures
Centre for the Study of the Renaissance
University of Warwick
Coventry
CV4 7AL
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 024 7657 3963
Fax: +44 024 7657 2997
E-mail: jonathan.davies@warwick.ac.uk