Early Modern Rome

Location: Rome Global Gateway

Early Modern Rome is a triennial international, multidisciplinary conference, created and co-organized by Paolo Alei and Julia L. Hairston, that focuses on the city and countryside surrounding Rome in the period from 1341-1667. The first meeting took place in 2010, and this November 11-13, 2021 the University of Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway will host the fourth edition, together with the Società Geografica Italiana at the Palazzetto Mattei in villa Celimontana and the Castello Odeschalchi in Bracciano. The event will bring together over a hundred scholars from thirteen different countries and includes several University of Notre Dame faculty members such as Margaret Meserve, Ingrid Rowland, Chiara Sbordoni, and Maria Sole Costanzo. Other speakers include Elizabeth S. Cohen, Thomas V. Cohen, Dorigen Caldwell, Stefano Dall’Aglio, Anna Esposito, Irene Fosi, Kenneth Gouwens, John Hunt, Carla Keyvanian, Francesca Mattei, Emily Michelson, Laurie Nussdorfer, and Tessa Storey. Topics range from Roman Humanism, to printing in Rome, the construction of the Church of the Gesù, Leo X’s papacy and cultural patronage, Protestants in the papal city, constructions of masculinity, female saints, the art of Raphael, and women working in early modern Rome.

Early Modern Rome Poster

Originally published at rome.nd.edu.