Travel and Writing in the Global Renaissance: Revisiting the Peregrination of Fernão Mendes Pinto
05 December 2014–06 December 2014, 3:00 pm–12:45 pm
UCL and King's College London present a two-day conference bringing together experts in the literature and history of the early modern Portuguese world to discuss the "Peregrination" of Fernão Mendes Pinto (1614).
Early Modern Exchanges
UCL Haldane Room / KCL Council Room
Programme (downloadable pdf version)
Haldane Room, UCL
The Peregrination as an Open Text: Genre, Publics, Aesthetics
15.00 Opening words
Council Room, Strand Campus King's College London
The Peregrination as a Global Narrative: Crossovers, Invention, Intertextuality
10.00 Iberian readings and transcriptions of Fernão Mendes Pinto’s Peregrination: unpublished manuscript, 1576-1614
Francisco Roque de Oliveira (Universidade de Lisboa):
Pinto Revisited: travelling, writing, and the making of the early modern world
The organisers wish to thank the following institutions for their generous support: Instituto Camões, School of European Languages, Cultures and Societies (UCL), Centre for Early Modern Exchanges (UCL) and Faculty of Arts & Humanities (King’s College London).