Author Archives: Lorenzo Calvelli

About Lorenzo Calvelli

I am a tenured Lecturer in Ancient History at the Ca' Foscari University of Venice. I was a Marie Curie graduate student at University College London and earned a PhD in «History and Archaeology of the Mediterranean countries» thanks to a cotutelle agreement between Ca' Foscari and the Université Paris X. I was a post-doctoral fellow at the American Academy in Rome, at the Warburg Institute in London, at the Villa I Tatti in Florence (The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies), and at the Centro di Studi e Ricerche sui Diritti Antichi in Pavia. From September to December 2015, I was a visiting research scholar at Princeton University thanks to a fellowship offered by the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies. My research interests focus on classical and late-antique epigraphy, on architectural spolia and antiquarian collections in Venice and Rome, on early Christianity in the Adriatic region, and on the reception of antiquity. I am the author of numerous scholarly contributions on these topics, among which my book «Cipro e la memoria dell'antico fra Medioevo e Rinascimento» (Venice, 2009). I serve on the Editorial Board of the series «Mediterranean Nexus», published by Brepols. I am a member of AIEGL, BES, ASGLE, and Terra Italia Onlus, on whose Academic Board I sit after my three-year appointment as Secretary General (2013-2015).

Theodor Mommsen in Italia settentrionale. Milan, 21-22 September 2017

Theodor Mommsen (1817-1903) in Italia settentrionale: una ‘presenza’ non ancora passata. Studi in occasione del bicentenario della nascita Milan, Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana, 21-22 September 2017 http://www.ambrosiana.eu/cms/content/29302-20170921-22-convegno-di-studi-su-theodor-mommsen-in-italia-settentrionale-nel-bicentenario-della-nascita-1817–2017.html Programme attached 20170921_mommsen

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Great epigraphic news from Pompeii

http://napoli.repubblica.it/cronaca/2017/07/24/news/pompei_scoperta_tomba_monumentale_con_iscrizione_lunga_4_metri-171550930/ Pompei, scoperta tomba monumentale con iscrizione lunga 4 metri http://video.repubblica.it/edizione/napoli/figlio-di-un-liberto-e-amico-di-nerone-ecco-chi-e-il-patronus-della-tomba-scoperta-a-pompei/281776/282371?videorepmobile=1 http://www.ansamed.info/ansamed/en/news/sections/culture/2017/07/27/tomb-depicting-famous-gladiator-brawl-discovered-in-pompeii_223d6f13-f15b-43d1-8405-a6f11fccd33b.html

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The Theodosian Code: Compilation, Transmission, Reception Collegium of Roman Law – Pavia, January 2018

very interesting, even if not strictly epigraphic:   The Theodosian Code: Compilation, Transmission, Reception Collegium of Roman Law – January 2018 The Center for Studies and Research on Ancient Law CEDANT of the University of Pavia is committed to the … Continue reading

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CfP “Instrumenta inscripta VII”

CALL FOR PAPERS “Instrumenta inscripta VII. Testi e simboli di ambito cristiano su oggetti di uso comune”. Convegno internazionale di studi, 9-11 October 2017, in beautiful Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy CALL_GIUGNO-2017_DEF

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“L’iscrizione nascosta”, Bertinoro, 8-10 June 2017

Colloquio Borghesi 2017 “L’iscrizione nascosta”, Bertinoro, 8-10 June 2017 Programme attached programma Bertinoro 2017

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Parole per gli dei

Parole per gli dèi. Dediche religiose in lingue epicoriche del Mediterraneo Occidentale, Rome, 18-19 May 2017 Roma, Academia Belgica, 18-19 maggio 2017. 18 maggio 2017 09 h 15 APERTURA E PRESENTAZIONE DEL CONVEGNO DEDICHE DELLA PENISOLA ITALICA Sessione 1. 09h … Continue reading

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XLVIII Settimana di studi aquileiesi

Aquileia, 10-12 May 2017 48 Sett AAAd 2017 web

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2017 BES Spring Meeting – Programme

The 2017 BES Spring Meeting will take place on 6 May 2017 in Cambridge. The meeting is free of charge. No formal registration needed. BES Spring Meeting 2017: Cambridge, 6 May Programme 11.00-12.30 CREWS Presentation from members of the Cambridge … Continue reading

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Novità epigrafiche in movimento, Giornata Terra Italia Onlus (Venice, 31 January 2017)

http://www.unive.it/pag/14024/?tx_news_pi1%5Bnews%5D=2371&tx_news_pi1%5Bcontroller%5D=News&tx_news_pi1%5Baction%5D=detail&cHash=8b379587ed37b8ee8fe4156d73641d54 Programme attached Locandina Giornata Terra Italia Venezia 2017

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Culture and Ideology of Writing in the Ancient Mediterranean, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island (USA)

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Culture and Ideology of Writing in the Ancient Mediterranean, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island (USA) BrownPostdoc

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Conference on Greek numerals in inscriptions

International Conference “Epigrammata 4. L’uso dei numeri greci nelle iscrizioni” 16-17 December 2016 Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Sala R. Pretagostini, Via Columbia 1, Rome Programme attached Epigrammata 4 – Programma

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Research project on epigraphic forgeries

The Italian Ministry of Education has recently funded a three-year National Research Project (PRIN) on fake Roman inscriptions. The Project, entitled “False testimonianze. Copie, contraffazioni, manipolazioni e abusi del documento epigrafico antico”, is led by ASGLE and BES member Lorenzo … Continue reading

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Memorial to Prof. Silvio Panciera

Wednesday 2 November 2016 at 5 pm at the Odeion del Museo dell’Arte Classica, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, Università di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Andrea Giardina will deliver a commemoration speech in honour of Prof. Silvio Panciera. Invitation attached … Continue reading

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Prof. Silvio Panciera

Today we sadly mourn the loss of Prof. Silvio Panciera, an outstanding epigrapher, a master for generations of students and scholars, and, above all, an attentive and kind person, a humanist in the full sense of the term. Funeral services … Continue reading

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Cupae: riletture e novita’ (Oristano, 5-7 September 2016)

5-7 September 2016, two-day workshop in Oristano (Sardinia) on inscribed cupae. Programme attached Cupae

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