Fire Assay and Cupellation / Wit, Waterworks and Wanderlust
09 May 2018, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
Join us for two papers by Vittoria Fallanca and Yi-Ting Hsu which will discuss wit, waterworks and wanderlust in two Renaissance travel diaries and what the assaying of precious metals can tell us about knowledge dissemination in Post-Medieval Europe.
Institute of Advanced StudiesGower StreetLONDONWC1E 6BTUnited Kingdom
This event is part of the Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies (MREMS) seminar series.
Vittoria Fallanca is a PhD researcher based at the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages at the University of Oxford and Yi-Ting Hsu is completing a PhD at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL.
The papers will be followed by questions and discussion, and accompanied by some drinks and nibbles.
Fire Assay and Cupellation as a Proxy for the Dissemination of Knowledge in Post-Medieval Europe, Yi-Ting Hsu, Institute of Archaeology, UCL.
Wit, Waterworks and Wanderlust: Two Renaissance Travel Diaries (c.1574 & 1581), Vittoria Fallanca, Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford.