Calendar of events Lamemoli


Calendar of events


1 September 2017

The project starts


20 September 2017

Department of Language and Communication Studies, Research Fair

Agora Lobby, 12 a.m. - 2 p.m. 


29 September 2017

Researchers' Night

Kirjoja! Kirjoja! Books! Books!

University Library (B), room 232, 4-6 p.m.

Project members present their research and University Library incunables


 13 November 2017


Miika Kuha's PhD dissertation, 

Transmission of Knowledge in Venetian Fourteenth-Century Chronicles

Opp. Dr. Marino Zabbia, University of Turin

University of Jyväskylä, Main Building Capitolium, Hall 2. 12 o'clock noon 




26 January 2018

First LaMeMoLi workshop

Finnland-Institut, Georgenstrasse 24, 10117 Berlin

Heartfelt thanks (again) to Suvi Wartiovaara and the Finnland-Institut for excellent workshopping conditions!  Our deepest gratitude to Dr. Eef Overgaauw and Dr. Robert Giel for letting us look at some exciting manuscripts of the SBB-PK!


8 March 2018

4 p.m.

Presentation of Autographa II.1. Donne, sante e madonne edited by Giovanna Murano at the Library of the Italian Senate, Rome


19-24 March 2018

Ninth Book Historical Week

Department of Language and Communication Studies, University of Jyväskylä

Featuring project members and  Irene Ceccherini (The Bodleian Library) and Marilena Maniaci (University of Cassino and Southern Lazio).

Detailed programme here.



29 March 2018


organised by Iolanda Ventura, University of Bologna

Seminario di Filologia Moderna, Dipartimento di Filologia Classica e Italianistica

Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna

Aula Forti, V. Zamboni 32, Bologna

3 p.m.

Manoscritti latini in biblioteche moderne

Outi Merisalo, Presentazione del progetto Lamemoli

Patrizia Carmassi, HAB, Marquardt Gude (1635-1689) and his manuscripts




19-20 April 2018


Questa penna, questa man, questo inchiostroCentri di scrittura e scritture femminili nel Medioevo e nella prima Età moderna

Organised by Giovanna Murano, Lamemoli, with the collaboration of the École française de Rome

École française de Rome, Piazza Navona

Detailed programme here.


26-28 September 2018

Fourth NNRS Conference

Renaissance Libraries and the Organisation of Information

Organised by the Association for Classical Philology of Finland in collaboration with the LaMeMoLi project

House of Sciences and Letters, Helsinki

Congress website




23-24 January

Second Lamemoli workshop 

Danish Academy, Via Omero 16, 00197 Rome.

Thanks to Marianne Pade, director, and the wonderful personnel of the Academy for a memorable meeting! 

L to R:  Francesca Niutta, Leonardo Magionami, Sofia Orsini, Marie-Hélène Tesnière, Iolanda Ventura, Giovanna Murano, Benjamin Hübbe, Jakub Kujawinski, Vivian Nutton, Susanna Niiranen and Stefania Fortuna


25-30 March

Tenth Book Historical Week


25-27 March

2.15 - 3.45 p.m. Mon F(ennicum) 105, Tues F 205, Wed F105

Iolanda Ventura, University of BolognaThe transmission of Ancient Medicine in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

4.15-5.45 p.m. F 205

Albrecht Classen, University of Arizona (Tucson), The Game of Courtly Love in Old French, Middle High German, and Medieval Italian Love Poetry



Iolanda Ventura and Albrecht Classen in discussion


28-30 March

Dies Mediaevales 2019


1-3 April 2019

4-6 p.m. Mon S(eminarium) 304, Tues S203, Mon S304 

Marie-Hélène Tesnière (conservateur émérite, Bibliothèque Nationale de France),

La bibliothèque de Charles V


13 June 2019

Publication of

O. Merisalo -  S. Niiranen - M. Kuha, eds. Transmission of Knowledge in the Late Middle Ages and the Renaissance.  Bibliologia 53. Turnhout 2019.


27 September 2019

Researchers' Night

Kirjoja! Kirjoja! Books! Books!

Venue: S(eminarium) 303, 4-6 p.m.

Project members present their research and University Library incunables




4-5 February 2020

International Seminar

Women in Manuscript studies

in collaboration with the Doctoral School in Literary and Historical Sciences in the Digital Age, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio

Venue: University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Dipartimento di lettere e filosofia, Aula Magna.

Programme here.

Up left: Giulia Orofino opening the colloquium

Up middle: Nicoletta Giovè speaking about women and books. Up right: early sixteenth-century Beneventan script. 


19-20 November 2020

Third Lamemoli workshop

on Zoom



Programme here.

Lamemolians and partners
up left to right
Iolanda Ventura (partner), Outi Merisalo, Bernd Roling, Benjamin Wallura
middle left to right
Giovanna Murano, Jakub Kujawinski, Patrizia Carmassi (partner), Marianne Pade
below left to right 
Susanna Niiranen, Lorenzo Amato, Stefania Ventura (partner).



27-28 November 2020

(NB change of dates due to the coronavirus infection in spring 2020)

Eleventh Book Historical Week

on Zoom

Full programme here!


27 November 2020

Researchers' Night

4-6 p.m. 

Books! Books! 

Lamemoli members presenting their research and showing incunables. Programme here.


28 November 2020

Lamemoli Seminar

 Programme here.




18-20 March 2021

Twelfth Book Historical Week

on Zoom

Full programme here!


12-15 April 2021, 3-5 p.m. CET (4-6 p.m. EET)

Martina Pantarotto, Università E-campus, Novedrate

Le biblioteche degli ordini mendicanti

Virtual Erasmus+ course 










17 April 2021, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

 Future of Manuscript Studies (FuMast), Second Edition

organised by the CIPL, APICES, CNRS, AIMD, AIPD, Società internazionale di storia della miniatura, Università di Cassino e del Lazio meridionale - Laboratorio LibeR  - Libro e Ricerca and Lamemoli.

On Google Meet:



24 September 2021

4-6 p.m. EEST (= 3-5 p.m. CEST) on Zoom

Researchers' Night

Kirjoja! Kirjoja! Books! Books!




18 November 2021

4.00-6.00 p.m. EEST = (3.00-5.00 p.m. CEST) on Zoom

Translations in libraries
The status of translations in book collections from the
early modern period to the present

organised in collaboration with the project

A new take on the Bible: the conditions that shaped biblical criticism in Renaissance Italy (1447-1484). Financed by the Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research (NWO) and Utrecht University (no. 016.Veni.195.146), 1 January 2019-28 February 2022

Registration by 15 November 2021 by mail to

Annet Den Haan (a.denhaan(a), JYU visiting fellow (Oct-Nov 2021)