All are welcome at a series of workshops sponsored by the European Research Council funded project, ‘Authority and Innovation in Early Franciscan thought (c. 1220-45)’, which is directed by Dr Lydia Schumacher, Senior Lecturer at King’s College London and Visiting Fellow at All Soul’s College. The workshops will explore in depth the Summa Halensis, a collaboratively authored text by early Franciscan scholars, which laid down their intellectual tradition for the first time.
- Mark Edwards (University of Oxford): The Dionysian Element in the Summa Halensis,
- Chrisophe Erismann (University of Vienna) The Availability of Greek Texts in the Early 13th Century,
- Greti Dinkova-Bruun (University of Toronto): Robert Grosseteste’s Quod homo minor mundus: Sources and Context,
- John Marenbon (Cambridge University): Paganism in the Summa Halensis,
- Catherine Kavanagh (Mary Immaculate College): John Scotus Eriugena and the Transmission of Greek Ideas to the Summa Halensis,
- Richard Cross (University of Notre Dame): John of Damascus and the Doctrine of the Trinity in the Summa Halensis
- Johannes Zachhuber (University of Oxford): The Use of the Eastern Christological Tradition in the Summa Halensis,
- Lydia Schumacher (King’s College London): The Proofs for God’s Existence in the Summa Halensis,
- Amos Bertolacci (Scuola Normale Pisa): Reading Aristotle with Avicenna in the Summa Halensis
To register, please contact Lydia Schumacher at least 2 weeks in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lunch will be provided to workshop participants on a first-come, first-served basis, so register early!
Oxford Medieval Studies
Contact name: Lydia Schumacher
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Audience: Open to all