Miente Pietersma, MA

Miente Pietersma, MA

My project explores the epistemic function of manuals for martial exercises from Italy and the Holy Roman Empire between 1400 and 1550. These books seemingly lack a straightforward text, mostly comprising brief instructions for martial techniques, at times accompanied...
Mo van de Wege, BA

Mo van de Wege, BA

This is a research proposal for a contextualised approach of the Ravenna Papyri in order to analyse the continuities and discontinuities in how great estate-owners managed their rural property in late antique Italy.
Joost Snaterse, MA

Joost Snaterse, MA

Joost Snaterse studied History in Nijmegen, Munich, and Edinburgh. On multiple occasions he stayed at the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome (KNIR) for both research and course work. In 2016 he was a research intern at the Kommission für Alte Geschichte und...
Amber Souleymane, BA

Amber Souleymane, BA

My project sets out to elucidate how vernacular rhetoricians’ drama related to humanism in the sixteenth-century Low Countries. I will focus on the ideas expressed in the plays of Louris Jansz. To better identify and define these ideas, I apply digital methods. I also...
Puck de Boer, BA

Puck de Boer, BA

This research combines the tools of cultural history, military history and rhetoric into a holistic project that sheds light on the ‘negotiation’ of gendered Risorgimento rhetoric among ‘Italians’ in the struggle for a unified Italy. Building...