The second meeting of the interdisciplinary workshop on Levant antiquarianism in European History and Literature (1500-1850) organized and sponsored by the Haifa Center for Mediterranean History and hosted by the EUI Florence explores a range of themes and cultural practices which include:
- Travel narrative
- Scriptural history
- Tombs and rememberance
- Natural histories
- Sacred antiquarianism
Speakers: Damiano Acciarino, Zoe Beenstock, Paul Csillag, Emanuele Giusti, Sundar Henny, Noah Heringman, Simon Mills, Avinoam Yuval-Naeh, Valentina Pugliano, Jonathan Sachs, Umberto Signori, Zur Shalev, Jillian Heydt-Stevenson, Ana Struillou, Rosemarie Sweet
Noah Heringman is Curators’ Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Missouri. He is the author of Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology and Sciences of Antiquity: Romantic Antiquarianism, Natural History, and Knowledge Work.