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Past Conferences and Workshops

Carpentras, Bibliotheque musee Inguimbertine, De synodo

June 13-14, 2019

Throughout the later Middle Ages, bishops across western Christendom promulgated legislation to guide the clergy and instruct the faithful within their jurisdictions. Such local ecclesiastical law covered a vast range of topics, from the proper attire of Jews to the…

Map of medieval France

April 26-27, 2019

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Throughout the later Middle Ages, bishops across western…

Cultural Transfers Conference Image

April 24-26, 2019

Since Michel Espagne and Michael Werner's research on the topic, the richness and complexity of "cultural transfers" as a concept and method is no longer debated. The existence of a "laboratoire d'excellence" on this topic (le Labex Transfers), plethora of colloquia…

April 9, 2019

Out of the world’s 6000+ languages only a small fraction currently enjoys the benefits of modern language technologies. Languages left behind are called endangered or technologically low-resourced (even though they may have millions of speakers). This…