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Italian Merchant Networks: Language, Culture, Art

Posted By Eleonora Stoppino, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
From the 13th to the 16th century, merchants – especially Italian merchants – were the forerunners of today’s economic systems, but also the promoters of unprecedented cultural networks. By initiating and promoting the circulation of artifacts, ideas, technologies, merchants and their families played a crucial role in shaping culture and its vectors.
We seek papers focused on a multiplicity of aspects of this cultural networks—from language to artistic production, from literature to technology. We particularly welcome papers that probe the validity of traditional definitions of mercantile culture.
 
Proposals should include the following:
-       a paper title (15-word maximum)
-       abstract (150-word maximum) 
-       keywords
-       a very brief curriculum vitae (300-word maximum). Prose bios will not be accepted. 
-       any scheduling requests.
Please review the submission guidelines on the RSA website: http://rsa.site-ym.com/page/submissionguidelines#
Paper proposals should be sent to Eleonora Stoppino (stoppino@illinois.edu) and Eugenio Refini (erefini1@jhu.edu) by May 31, 2017. 

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