Workshop Rhetoric and Genres of Learned Communication in Early Modern Central Europe

Registration, refreshments

Vladimír Urbánek: Welcome speech

15:00 – 17:30
Chair: Lav Šubarić

Gábor Almási: The familiar style: letters of Johannes Sambucus (1531–1584)

Kristi ViidingKristi Viiding: Rhetorical strategies in the correspondence of Johannes Caselius to Livonian humanist David Hilchen

Kaidi Kriisa: Friedrich Menius as a professor of history and antiquities at the early modern University of Dorpat: A Man of multilingual Communication


Conference banquet

9:00 – 10:30
Chair: Kristi Vidiing

Marta Vaculínová: Learned correspondence between early modern oriental oriental scholars: The case of Christoph Crinesius and Sebastian Tengnagel

Ondřej Podavka: The formal, scholarly and familiar styles in the correspondence between Bohuslav Balbín and Alois Hackenschmidt (1664–1667)


Coffee break

10:45 – 12:30
Chair: Gábor Farkas Kiss

Lucie Storchová: Comenius Comenius’s rhetorical strategies in his correspondence from the 1630s

Marcela Slavíková: “Vir non vulgari eloquentia“ Joachim Hübner’s elegance of expression


12:30 – 13:30

13:45 – 15:30
Chair: Gábor Almási

Iva Lelková: “Cur in vernaculam nostram scripserim quaesis?“: Some remarks practice on practice of language usage in Athanasius Kircher’s corresondence

Gábor Farkas Kiss: “Hungarus ut stupuit!“ Scientific letter exchange, communication channels and natural theology around a miraculous fall of insects in 1672


Coffee break

15:45 – 17:00
Pannel discussion