Programme
Hamlet in Wittenberg: Civic and Princely Education in Early Modern Europe


September 28.

Keynote Lecture


11.00-12.15 Jan Waszink (Leiden University):

Ethics and the Political and Religious Crises of the 16th Century

Session I.


12.15-12.55 Adam Smrcz (Institute of Philosophy, HAS): The

Consolations of (Political) Philosophy

Lunch break


14.00-14.40 László Takács (Pázmány Péter Catholic University): John Calvin and Classical Antiquity: Commentary on Seneca's De clementia

14.40-15.20 Katharina Rilling (Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für
Neulateinische Studien): Narrating Princely Virtues: Adam
Contzen's Novel Methodus Doctrinae Civilis (1628)

Break


Session II.

15.40-16.20 Oana-Corina Filip (Babes-Bolyai University): John of
Salisbury's Policraticus - Anticipating the Age of Rationality.
16.20-17.00 Hanna Szabelska (Jagellonian University): Reges
bene morati: The Political Equilibrium of res and verba in Andrzej
Frycz Modrzewski.
17.00-17.40 Stefan Leicht (Universität Tübingen): Hugo Grotius
Observata in aphorismos Campanellae politicos and the regime of
wisdom


September 29.

Keynote Lecture

9.30-10.45 James Hankins (Harvard University): Virtue Politics and
Humanist Absolutism in the De regno of Francesco Patrizi of Siena

Session III.

10.45-11.25 Ferenc Hörcher (Institute of Philosophy, HAS) Can We

Learn to be Prudent? On Conservative Political Education in Civic
Humanism
11.25-12.05 Michelle Clarke (Dartmouth College): Machiavelli:
Menace to Societas

Lunch break


Session IV.


13.30-14.10 Márton Zászkaliczky (Institute for Literary Studies,

HAS): An "apolitical" adaptation of Melanchthon's political theology: Péter Bornemisza' sermons on
principality
14.10-14.50 Gábor Petneházi (University of Szeged):
"Large theatre for the virtues" Farkas Kovacsóczy's panegyricus to Stephen Báthory (1571) and the political idea of the national ruler in early modern Hungary


Break

Session V.


15.15-15.55 Gábor Almási (HECE Research Group, ELTE-HAS):

Humanist learning, ethics and discipline - the case of the Habsburgs
15.55-16.35 Barnabás Guitman (Pázmány University): Die
Lateinschule in Bartfeld und ihre humanistischen Rektoren

Session VI.


16.35-17.15 Malte Bischof (University of Notre Dame):

Shakespeare´s Transformation of Aristotle's Concept of Tragedy
17.15-17.55 Eszter Kovács (PPKE / Enlightenment Research
Team, University of Szeged):  An appropriate reading of The Spirit of the Law: Diderot "educating" Catherine the Great via Montesquieu