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29 June30 June1 July2 July
Keynote A (Iribarren)Sections B3, C1, D1Keynote E (Leppin)
Sections A1, A2, Panel “Prayer”Keynote D (Räsänen)Sections E2, F1, F2
Section A3, Panel “Dionysius”, Panel “German Dominicans”Sections D2, D3, E1Keynote F (Jakobsen)
Opening Lecture (Mulchahey)Sections A4, B1, B2
Keynote B (Muessig)

Full programme
Tuesday, 29 June
15.00Virtual hangout and technical orientation
15.30Welcome Address 
Carsten Selch Jensen, Dean of the Faculty of Theology, University of Copenhagen
Krijn Pansters (Tilburg), Chairman of IGTM
Florian Wöller (Copenhagen), John Slotemaker (Fairfield), Ueli Zahnd (Geneva)
16.00OPENING LECTURE: M. Michèle Mulchahey (Toronto)
Dominican Life, Learning, and Art in Fourteenth-Century Florence: Jacopo Passavanti’s Santa Maria Novella
(Chair: Florian Wöller, Copenhagen)
Wednesday, 30 June
9.45KEYNOTE: Isabel Iribarren (Strasbourg)
The Monzon affair (1387-1403) and the construction of a Dominican Thomist identity
(Chair: Ueli Zahnd, Geneva)
11.00 Coffee break
11.15Parallel sections with short communications
Section A1 (Chair: Florian Wöller, Copenhagen)

Albert the Great on the generation of Jesus: natural philosophy and biblical exegesis
Amalia Cerrito (Pisa)

Albert the Great’s innovative teaching at Cologne and his use of the scientiae
Katja Krause (Berlin)

Discipulus veritatis. Albertus Magnus über den idealen Schüler
Maria Burger (Bonn)
Section A2 (Chair: Krijn Pansters, Tilburg)

Neuplatonische Weisen und Grade der Erkenntnis in der Interpretation des Berthold von Moosburg
Paul Hellmeier (Munich)

The semantical premise in Meister Eckhart’s Ontology and his interpretation of via negativa
Tamar Tsopurashvili (Tbilisi)
Panel: Reflecting a daily religious practice: Dominicans on prayer (Chair: Ueli Zahnd, Geneva)

Thomas Aquinas on Petitionary Prayer and Divine Providence
Jonathan Reinert (Tübingen)

Meister Eckhart on Petitionary Prayer and the Relationship Between God and Man
Anja Bork (Tübingen)

Johannes Tauler on Petitionary Prayer: An Attempt to Bridge the Gap Between Ecclesiastical Tradition and Mystical Thought
Andreas Zecherle (Darmstadt)
12.45Lunch break
13.30Parallel sections with short communications
Section A3 (Chair: Thomas Prügl, Vienna)

Aquinas on persuasion and its apologetical significance
Piotr Roszak (Toruń)

Durandus of Saint-Pourçain’s critiques of Thomas Aquinas’ theology of marriage and their censure by the Dominican Order
Pavel Blažek (Prague / Cologne)

Originality within fidelity? The case of the Lectura Thomasina of William of Godino, OP (†1336)
Mikołaj Olszewski (Warsaw)
Panel: Dionysius among the Dominicans: Guerric of St Quentin, Albert, and Thomas (Chair: Florian Wöller, Copenhagen)

Dionysian Thought in Early Dominican Theology: Guerric of St Quentin’s Postill on Lamentations
Cornelia Linde (Greifswald)

From philosophical to Christian theology: the role of the Corpus Dionysiacum in the writing of Albert the Great
Samuel Baudinette (Chicago)

Thomas Aquinas, Dionysius, and the meaning of theology in the Summa
Constant Mews (Melbourne)
Panel: Beyond all borders: The German Dominicans in their European Context (13th and 14th c.) (Chair: Ueli Zahnd, Geneva)

Thomas Aquinas: the concept of causa essentialis in the Scriptum super Sententiis
Tommaso Ferro (Lecce / Cologne)

John Picard of Lichtenberg: a German Dominican in the early debates on Aquinas’ legacy
Giovanni Lasorella (Cologne)

Berthold of Moosburg’s debt towards Thomas of York’s concept of wisdom
Giuseppe Thomas Vitale (Cologne / Dublin)
15.00Coffee break
15.30Parallel sections with short communications
Section A4 (Chair: Florian Wöller, Copenhagen)

The book of Job through the lens of the Nicomachean Ethics: Aristotelian fortitude and virtuousness of Job’s lamentation in Albert the Great’s commentary on Iob 6:12
Marco Vorcelli (Pisa)

Union with God in the theological corpus of the late Albertus Magnus
Bernhard Blankenhorn (Rome)
Section B1 (Chair: John Slotemaker, Fairfield)

Meister Eckhart, known and unknown, and his preaching as part of the Dominican liturgy
Markus Vinzent (London)

In Vigilia Sancti Iohannis Babtiste: St. Vicent Ferrer on the Vigil of John the Baptist in a Catalán Sermon
Alberto Ferreiro (Seattle)

Hybrid Preachers? Dominican Identity and Inquisitorial Profession in the Late Middle Ages
Marcel Bubert (Münster)
Section B2 (Chair: Ueli Zahnd, Geneva)

The Metaphor of the Book of Nature in Early Dominican Preaching and Theology
Oskari Juurikkala (Turku)

Shaping Early Dominican Culture: Ideas, Purposes and Reception of Thomas de Cantimpré’s Liber de natura rerum and Bonum universale de apibus (ca. 1225-1270)
Julia Burkhardt (Munich) & Mattia Cipriani (Berlin) – double feature
17.00Coffee break
17.15KEYNOTE: Carolyn Muessig (Calgary)
How the Other Half Preached: Examples of and Responses to Dominican Female Preachers in Premodern Christianity
(Chair: John Slotemaker, Fairfield)
Thursday, 1 July 2021
9.45Parallel sections with short communications
Section B3 (Chair: Isabel Iribarren, Strasbourg)

Mnemonic verses, theology, and pedagogy in the ‘Rotulus Pugillaris’ ascribed to Augustinus (Aage) de Dacia, Dominican Prior Provincial in Scandinavia († 1285)
Christian Troelsgård (Copenhagen)

Dominican Theology and Preaching Practices in the Province of Aragon (XIV-early XV)
Lidia Negoi (Vienna)

La Orden de Predicadores entre la herencia teológica Medieval y la urgencia pastoral de la Modernidad: fray Juan Cobo y su Doctrina Cristhiana en letra y lengua china (Manila 1593)
Alejandro José López Ribao (Barcelona / Valencia)
Section C1 (Chair: Ueli Zahnd, Geneva)

The arrival and installation of Dominican friars in thirteenth-century Rouen
Yingxin Luan (Paris)

Giving advice to the pope. Dominicans as experts during the reign of pope John XXII
Jan-Hendryk de Boer (Duisburg-Essen)

Dominicans as bishops (1300-1600): patterns, developments and tensions
Igor Sosa (Valladolid)

Welche Klöster und Ordensmitglieder der Dominikaner und Dominikanerinnen „überlebten“ in der größten deutschen Klosterlandschaft, dem Ruhrgebiet, ab dem Jahre 1309
Reimund Haas (Köln)
Section D1 (Chair: Florian Wöller, Copenhagen)

Guy of Saint-Denis and Jerome of Moravia on the modally sequential office
Carol Williams (Melbourne)

Liturgical chants for Maria and female saints in late medieval Dominican communities
Kristin Hoefener (Würzburg)

Laudent Chori Caelestium: The Musical Frescoes of San Marco, Florence
Robert Mehlhart (Munich)

The Depiction of Dominican Saints in Medieval Scandinavian Art: The Case of the Fourteenth Century Birkerød St Dominic Mural
Christian Etheridge (Copenhagen)
11.45Lunch break
12.30KEYNOTE: Marika Räsänen (Turku)
Rethinking the Relic in Late Medieval Dominican Culture
(Chair: Florian Wöller, Copenhagen)
13.45 Coffee break
14.00Members’ Assembly of the Internationale Gesellschaft für Theologische Mediävistik
15.30Parallel sections with short communications
Section D2 (Chair: Florian Wöller, Copenhagen)

‘Dogs of the Lord‘ in early Dominican iconography
Elias H. Füllenbach (Cologne)

Death and burial in Dominican habits
Kirsty Schut (Bristol)

Sources for the study of the Dominican Order in Cádiz during the Middle, Modern and Contemporary Age (13th-20th centuries)
Francisco Glicerio Conde-Mora (Cádiz)

Portuguese Dominican contributions to European written culture (16th c.)
Fernanda Campos (Lisbon)
Section D3 (Chair: John Slotemaker, Fairfield)

How Henry of Rheinfelden captured the dynamic of the first years of the Faculty of Theology from Vienna
Monica Brînzei (Paris)

Fifteenth-century Dominican books inside and outside the walls of the monastery. The collection of the Basel Dominican Albert Löffler (1416-62)
Giacomo Signore (Groningen)

The long arm of the university. Vienna and the books of the Dominicans in late medieval Sibiu
Adinel Dincă (Cluj-Napoca)
Section E1 (Chair: Ueli Zahnd, Geneva)

A Dominican author and his readerships: the target audiences and effective early readers of the works of Nicholas Trevet (c. 1258 – c. 1334)
Jakub Kujawinski (Poznań / Jyväskylä)

The Vision of Poverty in the Collect of St Dominic. The Discussion Between the Dominicans and the Franciscans in the Thirteenth Century.
Dominik Jurczak (Rome)

The problem of fictional authorship in the Dominican Order
Martina Wehrli-Johns (Zurich)

The influence of Dominican theology in demonology against witches between XV and XVI centuries
Giulia Lovison (Pisa)
Friday, 2 July
9.45KEYNOTE: Volker Leppin (Tübingen)
Just a squabble of orders? Dominicans, Augustinians and the early reformation
(Chair: Ueli Zahnd, Geneva)
11.00Coffee break
11.15Parallel sections with short communications
Section E2 (Chair: Florian Wöller, Copenhagen)

A new perspective for the Quaestio de potestate papae by John Regina OP
Federico Canaccini (Rome)

The Grabow Case – a Dominican self-image at the Council of Constance
Ulrike Treusch (Gießen)

Representation and the Dominican Order in late medieval Iberia
Francisco J. García-Serrano (Madrid)
Section F1 (Chair: Ueli Zahnd, Geneva)

The Dominicans and Eastern Christianity in the thirteenth century
Cheryl Midson (Reading)

Architectural and visual expressions of the Dominican thinking in medieval byzantine Peloponnese: a subtle, yet substantial, exchange with the Eastern Mediterranean laity?
Panayota Volti (Paris)

Images of the Others in the Spanish Chapel in Santa Maria Novella in Florence and the Role of the Dominicans in the Catholic Expansion in the East
Tatiana Tereshchenko (Moscow)
Section F2 (Chair: Monica Brînzei, Paris)

The ambivalent attitude of the Dominican convent St Jacques towards the Jews (middle of the 13th century)
Görge K. Hasselhoff (Dortmund)

Converting Muslims in a Dominican way: Tomás de Jesús’ use of John of Torquemada’s polemical works
Javier de Prado (Barcelona / Nantes)

The missionary activity of the Dominican Order in the Safavid Empire: interactions and contradictions between the Dominican missionaries and the Safavid clerics
Gunay Heyderli (Baku)
12.45Lunch break
13.15KEYNOTE: Johnny G.G. Jakobsen (Copenhagen)
Friars Preachers as Vanguard Towards Pagans, Jews, Muslims and Heretics
(Chair: Florian Wöller, Copenhagen)
14.30Comment on the conference by Thomas Prügl (Vienna)
Conclusion and Farewell
15.00End of conference
Virtual hangout with open end