Conferences and Workshops

The Science and Myth of Galileo between the 17th and 19th Centuries in Europe

Florence, 29-31 January 2020

The aim of the international conference is to examine some of the most important themes linked to the Tuscan scientist and his complex legacy

Florence, 2019

The aim of this international conference is to evaluate the current state of research regarding how Leonardo’s manuscripts were compiled, and the complexity of their dispersal after the artist’s death.

Florence, Kunsthistorisches Institut, March 4, 2022

The workshop was co-organized by Kunsthistorisches Institut-Max Planck Institut and Museo Galileo on the occasion of the exhibition From Hell to the Empyrean: Dante’s World between Science and Poetry (Florence, Palazzo Pitti, December 14, 2021 – May 29, 2022) with the aim of exploring Dante’s knowledge on the nature of space and time.