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French Renaissance Court Culture – Warburg Institute - 24 October
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When: 10/24/2014

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French Renaissance Court Culture
The Legacy of Frances Yates
Warburg Institute Colloquium 
24 October 2014 

Organiser: Ewa Kociszewska (Warburg Institute)

Speakers: Sydney Anglo (Swansea), Luisa Capodieci (Paris I - Sorbonne), Richard Cooper (Oxford), Ewa Kociszewska (Warburg Institute), Margaret McGowan (Sussex) and Nuccio Ordine (Calabria)


10:00 Doors open. Registration. Coffee

10:30 Welcome. Session 1

Keynote address: Margaret McGowan  (Sussex)
Learning and skills in the service of the French Court

Nuccio Ordine (Università della Calabria)
Frances Yates, Giordano Bruno et le milieu d'Henri III

12:30 Lunch break

13:30 Session 2

Richard Cooper (Oxford)
Court Festivals for Eleanor of Austria, Queen of France (1530-36)

Sydney Anglo (Swansea)
The Tournament in Renaissance France: a curiously neglected subject 

15:00 Afternoon tea break

15:30 Session 3

Luisa Capodieci (Paris I-Sorbonne)
Le "paganisme humaniste" du Balet comique de la Reine

Ewa Kociszewska (Warburg
Ballet des pénitents at the court of Catherine de Médicis

17:00 Wine reception


Registration and Payment

Conference fees

Standard rate: £25

Concessions: £12.50 (for full-time students/retired) 

Conference catering: We provide a range of meat/fish and vegetarian rolls/sandwiches for lunch. If you have other dietary requirements please email warburg(at) at least ten days before the conference so that we can try to cater for your needs. 

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