Colloque : « Early Modern « Cultural Encyclopaedias » : Defining a Genre and its Agency from a Transcultural Perspective ».

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Type : colloque.
Date et horaire : du 19 et 20 octobre 2018 .
Lieu : Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, Warburgstraße 26, 20354 Hamburg.

The Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures (CSMC) in collaboration with the Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel presents the following conference:

Early Modern « Cultural Encyclopaedias »
Defining a Genre and its Agency from a Transcultural Perspective

Programme

19–20 octobre 2018

Vendredi 19 octobre 2018
Chair: Margit Kern (Universität Hamburg)

12:30 Registration

13:00 Welcome: Michael Friedrich (Director CSMC, Universität Hamburg, Introduction: Anna Boroffka (Universität Hamburg)

13:15 Hanna Vorholt (University of York): Compiling from Compilations: The Question of the Codex Aldenburgensis

14:00 Coffee Break

14:30 Matthias Hayek (Université Paris Diderot): Wakan Sansai Zue

15:15 Michael Friedrich (Universität Hamburg): Gleanings from the Study of Jesuit Reports on China

16:00 Coffee Break

16:30 Joan-Pau Rubiés (ICREA & Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona): The Boxer Codex as an Enigma: In Search of an Authorial Voice

17:15 Erling Sverdrup Sandmo (Universitetet i Oslo): Histories of a Historia: The Reception and Transformations of Olaus Magnus’ History of the Northern Peoples

19:00 Dinner

Samedi 20 octobre 2018

Chair: Margit Kern / Anna Boroffka (Universität Hamburg)

9:30 Anna Boroffka (Universität Hamburg): Compiling Knowledge in New Spain: Bernardino de Sahagún’s Historia universal as a “Cultural Encyclopaedia”?

10:15 Susanne Greilich (Universität Regensburg): Order and Organization of Knowledge on the New World in Early Modern Spanish Compilations: José de Acosta’s Historia natural y moral de las Indias

11:00 Coffee Break

11:30 Mariana de Campos Françozo (Universiteit Leiden): A Dutch Natural History of Brazil Gone Global? Exploring Johannes de Laet’s and Willem Piso’s Editorial Strategies

12:15 Federico Palomo del Barrio (Universidad Complutense de Madrid): Franciscans and Cultural Encyclopaedias in the 17th Century Portuguese India: Travel Account and Natural Knowledge in Fr.Tristão da Cunha’s Itinerário

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Renate Dürr (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen): How to Interpret all this Variation? Joseph Stöcklein’s SJ Neuer Welt-Bott as an “Information Fair“

14:45 Irina Pawlowsky (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen): Jesuit Mission and Cartographic Organization of Knowledge in 18th Century Spanish-America

15:30 Coffee Break

16:00 Cécile Fromont (Yale University): Images on a Mission: Envisioning Early Modern Kongo and Angola

16:45 Final Discussion / Closing Remark

17:15 End of the Conference

The conference will be held at the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, Warburgstraße 26, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

Participation is free of charge and visitors are welcome.
Please register online:
https://www.manuscript-cultures.uni-hamburg.de/register_encyclopaedias2018.html