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Giuseppe De Gregorio

Full Professor

Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies

Academic discipline: M-STO/09 Paleography

Curriculum vitae

Personal data

Born in Rome on 7th June 1962

Current position

9 September 2019 – present. Full Professor for the M-STO / 09 - Palaeography sector at Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna. He teaches: Greek Palaeography, Production and tradition of Greek texts in Byzantium. Since 1st January 2021 he has been a member of the Scientific Committee which oversees the activities of the "Ezio Raimondi" centralized library.

Education and academic curriculum

2002-2019 Full Professor for the sector M-STO / 09 - Palaeography at the University of Salerno; Teaching activity: Greek Palaeography, Codicology, Byzantine Philology and Civilization.

2007-2012 External Professor of Greek Palaeography at the Scuola Speciale per Archivisti e Bibliotecari, Scuola di Specializzazione in Beni Archivistici e Librari at the University of Rome "La Sapienza".

1998-2001 Associate Professor for the sector M-STO / 09 - Palaeography at the University of Salerno. Teaching activity: Greek Palaeography, Codicology, Byzantine Philology and Civilization (2000-2001).

1992-1998 Assistant Professor for the M12B sector - Palaeography (with affiliation to the chair of Greek Palaeography) at the University of Rome "La Sapienza".

1996/1997 Adjunct Professor of Greek Palaeography at the University of Rome "La Sapienza".

1990-1991 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter at the chair of Greek Philology, with the task of lectures and exercises in Greek Palaeography, at the Institut für Griechische und Lateinische Philologie of the Universität Hamburg.

1989-1990 Holder of a collaboration contract with the Aristoteles-Archiv at the Freie Universität Berlin (Seminar für Klassische Philologie).

1987-1989 Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Scholarship holder at the Freie Universität Berlin (Seminar für Klassische Philologie, Aristoteles-Archiv; Tutor: Prof. Dieter Harlfinger).

1986 Degree in Literature at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" (thesis in Palaeography and Greek Codicology entitled I manoscritti copiati da Manuel Malaxos. Studio paleografico e codicologico; supervisor: Prof. G. Prato; co-supervisor: Prof. G. Cavallo).

Participation in doctoral schools, scientific coordination of research grants, scientific coordination within international exchange agreements

2021- Member of the Doctoral School Board in Culture letterarie e filologiche at the Department of Classical and Italian Philology at Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna.

1998-2019 Member of the Doctoral School Board in Filologia Classica (1998-2013), then in Ricerche e studi sull’Antichità, il Medioevo e l’Umanesimo, Salerno (RAMUS) (2014-2019) at the University of Salerno.

2004-2008, 2017-2019 Scientific coordinator of three research grants in the sectors L-FIL-LET / 07 - Byzantine civilization and M-STO / 09 - Palaeography at the University of Salerno.

2013-2019 Scientific coordinator for the University of Salerno - Universität Hamburg Erasmus Plus agreement.

Research activity

A. Organization, management and coordination of national and international research centers or groups

2017-2020 Head of the research unit for the PRIN 2015 project «Censimento dei manoscritti italogreci conservati nelle biblioteche d’Italia» (Scientific disciplinary sectors M-STO / 09 - Palaeography and L-FIL-LET / 07 - Byzantine Civilization).

2013- Together with Stefano Martinelli Tempesta, he has been Head of the international research group (in collaboration with the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften and the Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan) «Repertorio dei copisti greci nelle biblioteche d’Italia».

2001-2002 Head of the research unit for the PRIN 2000 project «Interazioni fra Oriente e Occidente nel mondo bizantino: aspetti letterari, agiografici, liturgici nella produzione libraria dei secoli VI-XV» (Scientific disciplinary sectors L-FIL-LET / 07 - Byzantine Civilization and M-STO / 09 - Palaeography).

1999-2019 Head of eight research groups with funding from the University of Salerno Fund for Basic Research («Tradizione dei classici e dei Padri greci a Bisanzio e nell’Italia umanistica [secoli XIII-XV]»; «La tradizione manoscritta del trattato Contra Iudaeos di Andronico Paleologo [secolo XIV]»; «Il Patriarcato di Costantinopoli nel riflesso delle testimonianze scritte [secolo XIV]»; «Poesia epigrammatica come fonte per la storia di chiese e monasteri bizantini»; «Libri e copisti a Bisanzio in età paleologa [ca. 1250-1400]»; «Bisanzio dopo Bisanzio: manoscritti greci del secolo XVI fra Oriente ottomano e Rinascimento europeo»; «Massimo Planude e la ricezione dei classici a Bisanzio in età paleologa: tra paleografia, codicologia e trasmissione testuale»; «Produzione manoscritta e circolazione di libri greci in Campania nell’età postridentina [secoli XVI/XVII]»).

B. Participation in scientific and editorial committees of journals and series

2017- Member of the Board of Directors of Rivista di Studi Bizantini e Neoellenici.

2012- Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Νέα Ῥώμη [Nea Rhome]. Rivista di ricerche bizantinistiche.

2011- Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Parekbolai. An Electronic Journal for Byzantine Literature (http://ejournals.lib.auth.gr/ parekbolai).

2008-2015 Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Scripta – An International Journal of Codicology and Palaeography.

1987-1995 Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Scrittura e Civiltà.

He has been evaluator within the Peer Review procedure for the following journals: Byzantinische Zeitschrift; Eikasmos; Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinistik; Rinascimento; Römische Historische Mitteilungen; Segno e Testo; L’Antiquité Classique.

C. Fellowships, research activities and memberships of Italian and foreign scientific and cultural institutions

C.1 Fellowships

2012-2013 «Petra Kappert Fellow» at the Sonderforschungsbereich 950 - Manuskriptkulturen in Asien, Afrika und Europa (Center for the Study of Manuscript Cultures) of the Universität Hamburg.

C.2 Research activities and memberships of Italian and foreign scientific and cultural institutions

In Italy

2006- Member of the National Commission for "Indici e Cataloghi delle Biblioteche Italiane" of the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism.

2003- Member of the Commission for the National Edition of Translations of Greek texts in the humanistic and Renaissance periods of the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, in collaboration with the Ezio Franceschini Foundation of Florence.

1995- Member of the Lorenzo Valla Foundation.

1991- Member of the Italian Association of Palaeographers and Diplomatists (AIPD); from 2000 to 2012 he was a member of the AIPD Board of Directors, 2000-2006 as General Secretary, 2006-2012 as President.

He has carried out the functions of: evaluator for the Ministry of Education, University and Research in the context of PRIN and FIRB research projects and other types of research projects announced by universities; evaluator for the National Agency for the Evaluation of the University and Research System (ANVUR) as part of the Research Quality Evaluation (VQR) 2011-2014 campaign; external evaluator for scientific works intended for the achievement of PhDs as well as member of commissions for the entry test and for the final examination of the Doctoral School at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" (Doctoral curriculum in Greek and Latin Palaeography); member of Confirmation Commissions for University Researcher and Associate Professor for the scientific disciplinary sector M-STO/09; member of competition committees for sector 11 / A4, scientific-disciplinary sector M-STO / 09.

Abroad

2020- Member (President) of the wissenschaftliche Kommission in charge of scientific activities in the context of the long-term project "Etymologika. Ordnung und Interpretation des Wissens in griechisch-byzantinischen Lexika bis in die Renaissance. Digitale Erschließung von Manuskriptproduktion, Nutzerkreisen und kulturellem Umfeld" Akademie der Wissenschaften in Hamburg.

2017- Member of the International Advisory Board of the Cluster of Excellence "Understanding Written Artefacts: Material, Interaction and Transmission in Manuscript Studies" of the Universität Hamburg.

2005-2022  Member of the leading scientific body, in charge of the activities and projects of the Byzantinistic and Medieval research centers, at the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, in the various denominations assumed in recent years: Kommission für Byzantinistik, Kuratorium des Instituts für Byzanzforschung, Wissenschaftlicher Beirat des Zentrums Mittelalterforschung, as well as Scientific Advisory Board des Instituts für Mittelalterforschung.

2003- Member of the Comité International de Paléographie Grecque (CIPG); from 2013 to today he has been a member of the CIPG Bureau, with the role of General Secretary.

He has carried out the functions of: external evaluator for scientific work intended for the achievement of the PhDs and the qualification for university teaching at the Universität Wien; external evaluator for scientific works aimed at obtaining the qualification for university teaching at the Universität Leipzig; external evaluator for publications and research projects at the Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig; external evaluator for scientific works intended for the achievement of PhDs at the Universität Hamburg.

D. Organization of international conferences

(2021) He organised, together with Marta Mangini (Università degli Studi di Milano "Statale") and Maddalena Modesti (Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna), the international conference Documenti scartati, documenti reimpiegati: forme, linguaggi, metodi per nuove prospettive di ricerca (Bologna, 2-3 dicembre 2021).

(2018) In qualità di membro (nonché di Segretario del Bureau) del Comité International de Paléographie Grecque ha contribuito all’organizzazione scientifica del IX Colloquio Internazionale di Paleografia Greca, tenutosi a Parigi (10-15 settembre 2018; tema:

(2018) As Member (Bureau's General Secretary) of the Comité International de Paléographie Grecque he contributed to the scientific organisation of the 9th International Colloquium on Greek Palaeography, held in Paris (10th – 15th September 2018; theme: Le livre manuscrit grec: écritures, matériaux, histoire [à la mémoire de Paul Canart]).

(2013) As Member of the Comité International de Paléographie Grecque he contributed to the scientific organisation of the 8th International Colloquium on Greek Palaeography, held in Hamburg (22nd – 28th September 2013; theme: Griechische Handschriften: gestern, heute und morgen).

(2012) As President of the Associazione Italiana dei Paleografi e Diplomatisti he contributed to the scientific organisation of the Association’s International Study Conference on Roma e il suo territorio nel Medioevo. Le fonti scritte fra tradizione e innovazione (Rome, 25th – 29th September 2012).

(2009) As President of the Associazione Italiana dei Paleografi e Diplomatisti he organised, together with M. Galante, the Association’s International Study Conference entitled La produzione scritta tecnica e scientifica: libro e documento tra scuole e professioni (Fisciano – Salerno, 28th – 30th September 2009).

(2008) As Member of the Comité International de Paléographie Grecque he contributed to the scientific organisation of the 7th International Colloquium on Greek Palaeography, held in Madrid and Salamanca (15th - 20th September 2008; theme: The Legacy of Bernard de Montfaucon: Three Hundred Years of Studies on Greek Handwriting [à la mémoire de Jean Irigoin]).

(2006) As Member of the Board of Directors of the Associazione Italiana dei Paleografi e Diplomatisti, he contributed to the scientific organisation of the International Study Conference on Le Alpi porta d’Europa. Scritture, uomini, idee da Giustiniano al Barbarossa (Cividale del Friuli, 5th – 7th October 2006).

(2003) As Member of the Board of Directors of the Associazione Italiana dei Paleografi e Diplomatisti he contributed to the scientific organisation of the International Study Conference on I luoghi dello scrivere. Da Francesco Petrarca agli albori dell’età moderna (Arezzo, 8th – 11th October 2003).

(1995) He organised, together with O. Kresten, the international conference on Diplomatics entitled Documenti medievali greci e latini. Studi comparativi, promoted by the Istituto Storico at the Istituto Austriaco di Cultura in Rome, held in Erice at the Centro di Cultura Scientifica “Ettore Majorana” (23rd – 29th October 1995; 9th seminar of the International School for the Study of Written Records).

(1993) He contributed, together with G. Cavallo, E. Condello and P. Supino Martini, to the organisation of the 10th Colloquium of the Comité international de Paléographie latine, held in Erice at the Centro di Cultura Scientifica “Ettore Majorana” (23rd – 29th October 1993; theme: Scribi e colofoni = 7th Course of the International School for the Study of Written Records).

(1988) He contributed, together with G. Cavallo and M. Maniaci, to the organisation of the 3rd International Colloquium on Greek Palaeography, promoted by the Comité International de Paléographie Grecque, held in Erice at the Centro di Cultura Scientifica “Ettore Majorana” (18th – 25th September 1988; theme: Scritture, libri e testi nelle aree provinciali di Bisanzio = 1st Course of the International School for the Study of Written Records).

E. Contributions as Lecturer at international conferences

Here follows a selection of papers delivered at international conferences; in all the presentations listed below, Prof. De Gregorio was an Invited Speaker.

(2022) Chair and discussant in the International Workshop Die griechische Gelehrsamkeit in Süditalien im 10.–13. Jahrhundert und ihre Beziehungen zu Byzanz: Manuskripte, Texte und Kulturkreise – 1. Konferenz des Vorhabens „Etymologika. Ordnung und Interpretation des Wissens in griechisch-byzantinischen Lexika bis in die Renaissance. Digitale Erschließung von Manuskriptproduktion, Nutzerkreisen und kulturellem Umfeld“ (Hamburg [+ online], 24.‒25.02.2022).

(2021) Frammenti documentari di riuso: esempi dal mondo bizantino, within the International Workshop (Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna and Università degli Studi di Milano Statale) Documenti scartati, documenti reimpiegati: forme, linguaggi, metodi per nuove prospettive di ricerca (Bologna, 2-3 dicembre 2021).

(2018) Greek Manuscripts of the Palaeologan Era (1258-1453) from the Patriarchate of Constantinople now in the Vatican Library, within the International Lectures promoted by Sonderforschungsbereich Manuskriptkulturen in Asien, Afrika und Europa of the Universität Hamburg (Hamburg, 3rd May 2018).

(2018) Neueste Einblicke in einige palimpsestierte Handschriftenunikate aus den griechischen Beständen der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek [with J. Grusková], International Conference New Light on Old Manuscripts: Recent Advances in Palimpsest Studies, organised by the Abteilung Byzanzforschung (Institut für Mittelalterforschung; Sinai Palimpsests Project) of the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften and by the Institut für Byzantinistik und Neogräzistik della Universität Wien in collaboration with the Early Manuscript Electronic Library (EMEL) and the Pro Oriente Foundation with the contribution of the Arcadia Fund (Wien, 25th – 27th April 2018).

(2018) Tra Costantinopoli e l’Italia. Restauri di manoscritti greci nell’ultima età paleologa, within the International Study Conference Quales in celo aquile. Intersezioni umanistiche per Mariarosa Cortesi, organised by the Società Internazionale per lo Studio del Medioevo Latino (SISMEL) (Firenze, 15th February 2018).

(2018) Poesia epigrammatica bizantina come ‘programma’ teologico e retorico. Esempi dall’età paleologa, International Conference on Poesia teologica e teologia poetica: testi e contesti. Antichità, Medioevo, Rinascimento, organised by the RAMUS (Ricerche e studi sull’Antichità, il Medioevo e l’Umanesimo, Salerno) Doctoral School, by the Departments of Cultural Heritage and Humanities of the University of Salerno (Fisciano, Salerno, 8th – 11th January 2018).

(2017) Contra Iudaeos. Manoscritti a Costantinopoli dalla corte di Andronico II Paleologo al Patriarcato ecumenico nel XVI secolo, within the 14th Study Days organised by the Associazione Italiana di Studi Bizantini, in collaboration with the Pontificio Istituto Orientale and the University of Roma Tre, Department of Humanities (Rome, 10th – 11th November 2017; theme: Bisanzio nello spazio e nel tempo. Costantinopoli, la Siria).

(2017) Palaeographical and Codicological Remarks on the Vienna Dexippus Palimpsest, presentation at the Arbeitsdiskussion zum Wiener Dexipp-Palimpsest (Codex Vindobonensis Historicus graecus 73) [with B. Mondrain (Paris), N.G. Wilson (Oxford), J. Grusková (Wien/Bratislava), G. Martin (Zürich), E. Gamillscheg (Wien), O. Kresten (Wien)], International Conference Empire in Crisis – Gothic Invasions and Roman Historiography, organised by the Universität Wien (Institut für Alte Geschichte, Altertumskunde, Papyrologie und Epigraphik, Institut für Klassische Philologie, Mittel- und Neulatein) and by the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Institut für Mittelalterforschung, Abteilung Byzanzforschung) (Wien, 3rd – 8th May 2017).

(2016) Palaeologan Manuscripts from the Patriarchate of Constantinople, within the Vatican Library Conference – The Promise of the Vatican Library, organized by the University of Notre Dame and by the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (University of Notre Dame/Indiana [USA], 8-10 May 2016).

(2016) Verso un Repertorio dei copisti greci nelle biblioteche d’Italia [with S. Martinelli Tempesta], International Conference on Cataloguing Greek Manuscripts: Past, Present and Future, organised by the Bibliotheca Italica Manuscripta – Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia (Venice, 18th – 19th January 2016).

(2015) Giovanni Santamaura, copista al servizio del cardinale Guglielmo Sirleto [with D. Surace], International Conference on Il cardinale Guglielmo Sirleto (1514-1585): il «sapientissimo Calabro» e la Roma del XVI secolo, organised by the Università della Calabria and Roma «Tor Vergata» in collaboration with the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism of the Calabria Region and with the Galleria Nazionale di Arte Antica di Palazzo Corsini (Rome, 13rd – 15th January 2015).

(2014) Kodikologie und Paläographie, within the Symposium Herbert Hunger, organised by the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Institut für Mittelalterforschung, Abteilung Byzanzforschung), the Universität Wien (Institut für Byzantinistik und Neogräzistik) and the Österreichische Byzantinische Gesellschaft (Vienna, 9th – 10th December 2014).

(2013) Chair, ‘discussant’ and closing Speaker (“Abschlussredner”) in the International Workshop on Manuscripts and Epigraphy, organised by the Sonderforschungsbereich Manuskriptkulturen in Asien, Afrika und Europa (Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures) of the Universität Hamburg (Hamburg, 14th – 16th November 2013).

(2013) La biblioteca greca di Guglielmo Sirleto [with S. Lucà], within the 8th International Colloquium on Greek Palaeography, promoted by the Comité International de Paléographie Grecque (Hamburg, 22nd – 28th September 2013; theme: Griechische Handschriften: gestern, heute und morgen).

(2013) Chair, ‘discussant’ and closing Speaker (“Abschlussredner”) within the International Workshop on The Second(ary) Life of Manuscripts, organized by the Sonderforschungsbereich Manuskriptkulturen in Asien, Afrika und Europa (Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures) of the Universität Hamburg (Hamburg, 11st – 13rd July 2013).

(2013) Chair and ‘discussant’ within the International Meeting on Edges, Frames and Frameworks in Manuscripts, organised by Sonderforschungsbereich Manuskriptkulturen in Asien, Afrika und Europa (Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures) della Universität Hamburg (Hamburg, 25th – 26th January 2013).

(2012) Chair and ‘discussant’ within the International Meeting on Dissolution of Manuscript Collections, organized by Sonderforschungsbereich Manuskriptkulturen in Asien, Afrika und Europa (Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures) of the Universität Hamburg (Hamburg, 7th – 8th December 2012).

(2012) Konstantinopel – Thessalonike und Retour, mit Endstation Rom: Ein Sammelkodex des Maximos Planudes in Bewegung (Vaticanus Urbinas graecus 125), within the International Workshop on Manuscripts in Motion, organised by Sonderforschungsbereich Manuskriptkulturen in Asien, Afrika und Europa (Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures) of the Universität Hamburg (Hamburg, 15th – 17th November 2012).

(2010) Zur handschriftlichen Überlieferung des Dialogus contra Iudaeos des Andronikos Palaiologos, within the International Conference Handschriften- und Textforschung heute. Konferenz zur Überlieferung der griechischen Literatur, organised by the Teuchos-Zentrum für Handschriften- und Textforschung of the Universität Hamburg (Hamburg, 21st – 23rd April 2010).

(2008) As President of the Associazione Italiana dei Paleografi e Diplomatisti, he delivered a paper within the roundtable discussion on Gli studi medievistici nella riforma universitaria, International Study Meeting on Gli studi medievistici in Italia: prospettive ed obiettivi, promoted by the Università del Salento – Scuola Superiore ISUFI (Settore Patrimonio Culturale) and the Consulta dei Medievisti e degli Umanisti Latini (COMUL) (Lecce – Cavallino, 8th – 9th May 2008).

(2007) Impulsreferat within the Table Ronde zur Frage der ‘Dark Ages’ in der Paläographie und Diplomatiksvoltasi, Internationales Symposion Quellen zur byzantinischen Rechtspraxis. Aspekte der Textüberlieferung, Paläographie und Diplomatik, organised by the Institut für Byzanzforschung in partnership with the Institut für Kulturgeschichte der Antike della Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Vienna, 5th – 7th November 2007).

(2006) Epigramme und Urkunden. Dichtung als Quelle für die Geschichte byzantinischer Kirchen und Klöster, within the Internationaler wissenschaftlicher Workshop Die kulturhistorische Bedeutung byzantinischer Epigramme, organised by the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Institut für Byzanzforschung) and by the Universität Wien (Institut für Byzantinistik und Neogräzistik) (Vienna, 1st – 2nd December 2006).

(2006) Il papiro conciliare P. Vindob. G 3: un ‘originale’ sulla via da Costantinopoli a Ravenna (e a Vienna) [with O. Kresten], International Study Conference promoted by the Associazione Italiana dei Paleografi e Diplomatisti on Le Alpi porta d’Europa. Scritture, uomini, idee da Giustiniano al Barbarossa (Cividale del Friuli, 5th – 7th October 2006).

(2005) Fusione forzata, unificazione paritetica e ‘liberazione’ di monasteri in età paleologa alla luce di un nuovo frammento documentario della cancelleria patriarcale di Costantinopoli, International Colloquium on Le Patriarcat œcuménique de Constantinople aux XIVe-XVIe siècles: rupture et continuité, promoted by the Accademia di Romania in Roma amd by the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Centre d’Études Byzantines, Neo-Helléniques et Sud-est Européennes (Rome, 5th – 7th December 2005).

(2004) La scrittura greca di età paleologa (secoli XIII-XIV). Un panorama, within the Conference Scrittura memoria degli uomini. In ricordo di Giuliana Cannataro. Lessons held at the Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia dell’Università degli Studi (Bari, 3rd May 2004).

(2003) Gli scribi della cancelleria patriarcale di Costantinopoli sotto Callisto I e Filoteo Kokkinos (1350-1376), within the 6th International Colloquium on Greek Paleograohy (ϛ´ Διεθνές Συμπόσιο Ελληνικής Παλαιογραφίας – VIe Colloque International de Paléographie Grecque), promoted by the Comité International de Paléographie Grecque (Drama, Greece, 21st – 27th September 2003).

(2000) Beobachtungen zum reskribierten Vatikanischen Nomokanon, nel corso del Forum Digitale Palimpsestforschung (EU-funded project: Rinascimento Virtuale – Digitale Palimpsestforschung. Rediscovering written records of a hidden European cultural heritage), promoted by the Universität Hamburg and the Direzione Generale per i Beni Librari e gli Istituti Culturali del Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali (Rome, 5th -6th November 2000).

(2000) Tardo Medioevo greco-latino: manoscritti bilingui d’Oriente e d’Occidente, International Study Conference promoted by the Associazione Italiana dei Paleografi e Diplomatisti on Libri, documenti, epigrafi medievali: possibilità di studi comparativi (Bari, 2nd – 5th October 2000).

(1998) Materiali vecchi e nuovi per uno studio della minuscola greca fra VII e IX secolo, 5th International Conference on Greek Palaeography, promoted by the Comité International de Paléographie Grecque (Cremona, 4th – 10th October 1998; theme: I manoscritti greci tra riflessione e dibattito).

(1997) Manoscritti greci patristici fra ultima età bizantina e Umanesimo italiano, International Conference on Tradizioni patristiche nell’Umanesimo (Florence, 6th – 8th February 1997), organised by the Fondazione Ezio Franceschini and by the Istituto Nazionale di Studi sul Rinascimento in collaboration with the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana.

(1994) Aristotele in Italia: note e appunti sulla trasmissione e diffusione del Corpus Aristotelicum fra XIV e XV secolo (Zaragoza, 14th June 1994), for a cycle of international lectures promoted by the Departamento de Ciencias de la Antigüedad della Universidad de Zaragoza.

(1993) Griechisch-lateinische Buchkultur im venezianischen Kreta des 14. Jahrhunderts (Vienna, 14th December 1993), for the international study meetings promoted by the Österreichische Byzantinische Gesellschaft (upon invitation of President Prof. Herbert Hunger).

(1993) Καλλιγραφεῖν/ταχυγραφεῖν. Qualche riflessione sull’educazione grafica di scribi bizantini, for the roundtable on Scribi e colofoni in aree geografiche non latine, within the 10th Colloquium of the Comité international de Paléographie latine, held in Erice at the Centro di Cultura Scientifica “Ettore Majorana” (23rd – 29th October 1993; theme: Scribi e colofoni = 7th Seminar of the International School for the Study of Written Records).

(1993) Note sulle scritture greche della tarda età paleologa, within the 4th International Colloquium on Greek Palaeography (IVth International Congress of Greek Palaeography), promoted by the Comité International de Paléographie Grecque, held in Oxford at Lincoln College (23rd – 29th August 1993).

(1989) Introduction to the International Conference held on occasion of the presentation of manuscripts and printed editions Graecogermania. Griechischstudien deutscher Humanisten, organised by the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel from 22nd April to 9th July 1989 in connection with the events for the program Atene capitale europea and in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture of the Hellenic Republic.

(1988) Osservazioni ed ipotesi sulla circolazione del testo di Aristotele tra Occidente e Oriente, 3rd International Colloquium on Greek Palaeography, promoted by the Comité International de Paléographie Grecque and held in Erice at the Centro di Cultura Scientifica “Ettore Majorana” (18th – 25th September 1988; theme: Scritture, libri e testi nelle aree provinciali di Bisanzio = 1st course of the International School for the Study of Written Records).