Lectures

Ivana Bičak

The Muse of the Lens. Microscopes, Telescopes and Poetic Imagination in England

Ivano Dal Prete

The Enlightenment and the History of Deep Time. The History of a Historiographical Myth

Giulia Martina Weston

The Skin of St Bartholomew. Flaying Bodies in Early Modern Art and Anatomy

Georgiana Hedesan

Medical Alchemy in Renaissance Florence: Transforming Materials at Palazzo Vecchio and the Casino di San Marco

Christiana Purdy Moudarres

A Natural Resurrection? On God's Creation and the Human Body in "Paradiso" 7

Eva Del Soldato

Dante in the Renaissance Lovesickness Tradition

Ivano Dal Prete

Of Earth and Water: Dante's 'Questio' in Context

Arielle Saiber

Stolen Parts: Bodies and Thing Theory in Inferno 24-25

Andrea Celli

Anatomy of Florence: Illness and Body Politics in the Comedy

Sabine Schlegelmilch

Surgeons, Midwives and the Question of Shame in Early Modern Germany

Vivian Nutton

Sources and Problems in Renaissance Medicine. Rewriting the History of European Medicine

William R. Newman

Principles Beyond Ordinary Practice: A New Picture of Isaac Newton's 'Chymystry'

Kristian Kleinbub

Art and Internal Anatomy: Michelangelo, Bronzino and Mannerist Bodies

Michael Stolberg

Academic Physicians and Popular Magic in the Renaissance

Alain Touwaide

Identifying Pathologies through Therapy: A New Approach to Ancient Diseases

Sabine Schlegelmilch

Surgeons Become Doctors: Anatomy as a Competitive Field Between Physicians and Other Medical Professions

Fabrizio Bigotti

Invisible Connections: Pores, Channels, and Vessels in Early Modern Anatomy

Fabrizio Bigotti

A Natural History of the Soul: Galenic Themes in Early Modern Philosophy

Hester Schadee

Medicine and the Birth of Humanist Education: Vergerio’s ‘De Ingenuis Moribus’

Santorio Lectures

Meagan Allen

"Homo Potens Non Mori"
The Actualisation of the Ideal Human in the Works of Roger Bacon

Amalia Cerrito

"Virtus Formativa"
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Albert the Great's Embryology

Sebastien Kroupa

Georg Joseph Kamel S. J. (1661-1706): Natural Knowledge in Transit between the Philippines and Europe

Matteo Pace

Of Poets and Physicians
Literature and Medical Thought in Thirteenth-Century Italy

VivaMente Conference 2020

Stefano Palagiano

Medical Perspectives in Francis Bacon's "Sylva Sylvarum"

Simone Guidi

Epigenesis and Generative Powers in Descartes' Late-Scholastic Sources

Jil Muller

Paré and Descartes on Sensations in Amputated Limbs

Fabrizio Baldassarri

On Something Descartes Never Studied: Texts and Diagrams

Annie Bitbol-Hespériès

Anatomical Debates on Hearts and Brains

Tawrin Baker

Descartes' "Images of the Eye"

Mattia Mantovani

Reading Descartes 'En Physicien': The Case of Plemp

Jan Forsman

Madness and Dream in Descartes 'First Meditation'

Clément Raymond

From Animal Instinct to the Mind's Acknowledgement of '(in)commoda'

Gideon Manning

Descartes' Cartesian Medicine: Past, Present, and Future

Maria Conforti

Anti-Cartesian Motifs in Italian Medicine

Fabiola Zurlini

Cartesian Medicine at the Court of Queen Christina of Sweden

Daniel Samuel

A British Response to 'The Passions of the Soul'

Fabio Zampieri

Skeptical Mechanism in 17th- & 18th-Century Medicine

Andrea Strazzoni

The Lost Academic Dictations of Henricus Regius

Aaron Spink

Régis and the Soul's Simplicty

Laurynas Adomaitis

Beyond Mechanical Life: Process in the 17th Century