People

Paola Tomè

Has an MA in Classics from the University of Padua (1989) and a PhD in Classical and Medieval Philology from the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (2012), where she is currently “cultore della materia” (external expert) in Medieval and Renaissance Latin Literature at the Department of Humanistic Studies. In 2013 she was awarded a “Marie Curie IEF” at the University of Oxford to conduct research on Greek studies in Western Europe in the 15th century, under the guidance of Martin McLaughlin and Nigel Wilson. Her research abroad has been funded in the last few years by Ca’ Foscari University (Bodleian Library, Oxford, summer 2012) and by the Andrew Mellon Fundation (University of Warwick – Bodleian Library, Oxford, summer 2013). At present she is a member of the International Association of Neolatin Studies (IANLS), of the Renaissance Society of America, of the Society for Renaissance Studies, of the Center of Medieval and Renaissance Studies “E. Cicogna” in Venice, and a corresponding member of the journal “RR Roma nel Rinascimento”. She has focused on Giovanni Tortelli, the first librarian of the Vatican Library, but she has also studied the translations from Greek into Latin printed in Treviso in the fifteenth century; she is additionally interested in the grammatical traditions from Antiquity to the Renaissance. She is author of a monograph and of a number of papers in several international journals, including Revue d’Histoire des Textes, Lexis, Miscellanea Apostolica Vaticana, Studi su Boccaccio, Medievalia et Humanistica. She has been teaching Greek, Latin and Italian since 1990 at the state high school in Italy.

 Martin McLaughlin

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He is Agnelli-Serena Professor of Italian at the University of Oxford, Fellow of Magdalen College and Honorary Life Member of the MHRA (Modern Humanities Research Association). His research interests cover the Italian Renaissance Literature and Literary Theory. He worked extensively on Alberti, Petrarch, Poliziano, Tasso and on the he Classical Legacy in Italian Literature. He is also expert in the translation in the Renaissance. Among his most significative publications there are: Dante in Oxford. The Paget Toynbee Lectures (Legenda, 2011); Petrarch in Britain. Interpreters, Imitators and Translators over 700 Years (OUP, 2007); Literary Imitation in the Italian Renaissance (OUP, 1995);  ‘Unité thématique et structurelle dans le De familia d’Alberti’, in ‘Les Livres de la famille’ d’Alberti. Sources, sens et influence, ed. Michel Paoli et al. (Paris: Garnier, 2013), 177-203; ‘Alberti’s Canis: Structure and sources in the portrait of the artist as a Renaissance dog’, Albertiana, 14 (2011), 55-83;  ‘Alberti and the redirection of Renaissance Humanism’, Proceedings of the British Academy: 2009 Lectures, 167 (2010), 25-59.

 Nigel Wilson

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He is Fellow and Tutor in Classics (Emeritus), Lincoln College, Oxford. Since retiring in 2002 he has continued his researches into Greek palaeography, textual criticism and the history of classical scholarship.  In the series of Oxford Classical Texts his edition of Aristophanes and Herodotus appeared in 2007 and in 2015.  Another substantial piece of work was a contribution to the study of the famous manuscript of Archimedes, which was sold at auction in New York in 1998 for $2,000,000; the results of a collaboration lasting ten years and involving  experts in various fields appeared in The Archimedes palimpsest (Cambridge University Press 2011), which was described by the reviewer in the TLS as “the most beautiful book produced in this century”. In 2016 he has published his last work, a translation of Aldus Manutius’s prefaces, published in the “I Tatti Renaissance Library”.

 Anna Maria Tammaro

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She is the President of Open Edition Italy, Paris (France), President of UNIPR CoLab Colaboratory for digital scholarship and e-learning, Parma (Italy), co-ordinator of the  financed project Enhanced Ebook in the Humanities. From 2003 to the present, she has also been the IFLA Officer for IFLA Prins WillemAlexanderhof 5, 2595 BE, The Hague (Paesi Bassi), and, from 2013, Chair of the Library Theory and Research Section. From 2011 to the present, she has been part of the AIUCD Governing Board (Italian Digital Humanities Association) and Local Coordinator of the International Masters programme in “Digital Library Learning” at the University of Parma, a course run jointly with Oslo University and Tallinn University, selected and financed by the European Commission within the framework of the Erasmus Mundus Program. She has beeing collaborating  with Dr. Paola Tomè since December 2015 in the construction of the database and the digital library related.

Federico Boschetti

Federico Boschetti received a MA in Classics from the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (1998), a PhD in Classical Philology jointly from the University of Trento and the University of Lille III (2005). He received also a PhD in Cognitive and Brain Sciences – Language, Interaction and Computation from the University of Trento (2010). He was short visiting scholar at the Perseus Project, Tufts University, Medford, MA both in 2009 and in 2013. Since 2011 he works as a researcher at the Institute for Computational Linguisics “A. Zampolli”, CNR in Pisa. He is member of the “Associazione per l’Informatica Umanistica e la Cultura Digitale” (AIUCD) since its foundation in 2011.
His main interests are in the field of Collaborative and Cooperative Philology related to the design of formal models, the creation of digital resources and the implementation of computational tools. He started to collaborate with the”Greek Studies in XVth century” project in October 2015; together with Paola Tomè, he developed and coordinated the workshops for high school students, organized with various European institutions and experts in Digital Humanities.

Meghan King

Meghan King earned her MPhil. and PhD in Latin at the University College Cork in Ireland, translating a devotional work of the well known Irish Humanist, Richard Stanihurst. After a period publishing surveys of the literature of the Jesuit Sodality of the Blessed Virgin in the Low Countries, of which Stanihurst was a member, at the Seminarium Humanisticae Philologiae at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, she undertook a secondary Masters in Digital Library Science with the DILL (International Masters in Digital Library Learning) consortium spending time at the Høgskolen I Oslo og Akerhus, Tallinn University and Universitâ degli Studi di Parma where she wrote a thesis on the support of digital scholarship in libraries. She interned at the Institute for Computational Linguistics at CNR and took up a position as researcher and digital curator at the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities in the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaft. She joined “Greek Studies in XVth century” project in April 2017 and she is currently working on the database and the digital library related together with Anna Maria Tammaro.

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