on the Border of Civilizations

Towards a Critical Edition of the Metaphysics of Avicenna



  1. 07 October 2019
    Amos Bertolacci speaks about Avicenna at two conferences.
    "Avicenna e la prova metafisica della profezia", Convegno di Studi: Il profeta e la profezia tra XI e XIV secolo, Università degli Studi di Firenze, 10-11 ottobre 2019, org. A. Rodolfi. "Immortality of the Soul and Resurrection of the Body in Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna)", International Workshop: Immortality of the Soul in Islam and Christianity, Palermo, Biblioteca e Centro di Ricerca “La Pira” sulla storia e le dottrine islamiche, 14 October 2019.
  2. 09 September 2019
    Silvia Di Vincenzo, Alessia Astesiano, Tommaso Alpina and Ivana Panzeca at the 10th international colloquium of S.I.H.S.P.A.I.
    10th international colloquium of the Société Internationale d’Histoire des Sciences et de la Philosophie Arabes et Islamiques (S.I.H.S.P.A.I.) Science, philosophy and kalam in Islamic civilisation: the old and the new (Naples, Palazzo Du Mesnil)
  3. 02 September 2019
    Stefano Di Pietrantonio speaks about L'original grec du Kitāb fī ṣinā‘at al-faṣāḥa du Patriarche d’Antioche Athanase III Dabbās
    The 12th Congress of South-East European Studies, Bucharest 2-6 September 2019
  4. 05 March 2019
    Gholamreza Dadkhah's book wins two prizes
    "Logic in 6th/12th Century Iran", edited with introduction and notes by Gholamreza Dadkhah & Asadollah Fallahi, foreword by Nicholas Rescher, Iranian Institue of Philosophy, Tehran 2018
  5. 05 March 2019
    Ivana Panzeca speaks about Cultural Renaissance in the Safavid Empire: Persian thinkers between science and theology
    European Academy of Religion Annual Conference 2019, 4th-7th March, 2019, European Academy of Religion, Bologna
  6. 27 February 2019
    Amos Bertolacci at the 2nd International Congress on Gundi-Shapur, Dezful, Iran
    2nd International Congress on Gundi-Shapur, Jundi-Shapur University of Technology, Dezful, Iran, 26-27 February 2019
  7. 18 December 2018
    Ivana Panzeca's mission in Iran
    Ivana Panzeca visits several Iranian institutions and meets their representatives along with Prof. A. Melloni and Prof. G. Ferriello
  8. 27 June 2018
    International Conference at SNS and IMT
    Making the Impossible Possible. On the Methodology for Editing Medieval Works with Massive Manuscript Tradition, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa - Scuola IMT Alti Studi, Lucca, 27-29 June 2018
  9. 07 June 2018
    Amos Bertolacci speaks about Avicenna’s Šifāʾ from Safavid Iran to the Mughal Empire
    Conference on Safavid and Mughal Empires in Contact: Intellectual and Religious Exchanges between Iran and India in Early Modern Period, Center for Religious Studies, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 7-8 June 2018
  10. 01 February 2018
    Zenzaro and Marotta speak about CEED, an editor for critical editions
    7th AIUCD Conference 2018 Cultural Heritage in the Digital Age. Memory, Humanities and Technologies, January 31st - February 2nd, 2018, University of Bari
  11. 27 November 2017
    News on the PhiBor Project from Azerbaijan
  12. 07 November 2017
    Tommaso Alpina receives the prize of the Accademia "La Colombaria"
    The Accademia Toscana di Scienze e Lettere 'La Colombaria' assigns to Tommaso Alpina the award for the best PhD thesis of 2017 in the section of Historical and Philosophical Sciences
  13. 01 June 2017
    Amos Bertolacci speaks about whether God is a Substance according to Avicenna
    International Conference of the Aquinas and the Arabs International Working Group, Creation and Artifice in Medieval Theories of Causality, The Warburg Institute, University of London, 1-2 June 2017
  14. 29 May 2017
    Amos Bertolacci speaks of Avicenna's doctrine of Substance
    Giornate internazionali di studi di filosofia antica: la sostanza e il movimento in Aristotele con alcune riprese tardoantiche, arabe e medievali, Università dell’Aquila, 29-30 May 2017
  15. 28 April 2017
    Tommaso Alpina speaks of the investigation of the soul in Avicenna's philosophy
    International Conference "De anima in the Arabic tradition", Gothenburg, University of Gothenburg, 28-29 April 2017
  16. 24 March 2017
    Tommaso Alpina speaks of Avicenna’s treatment of nutrition in psychology and medicine in an International Conference
    International Conference "Nutrition and Nutritive Soul in Aristotle and Aristotelianism", Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 22-24 March 2017
  17. 27 October 2016
    Ivana Panzeca speaks of the Persian translations of Avicenna's Šifāʾ in an International Conference
    International Conference "The Problem of Evil: A Challenge to Shi'i Theology and Philosophy in Islam", Palermo, Officina di Studi Medievali, 26-28 October 2016
  18. 14 October 2016
    Niccolò Caminada speaks of the Categories of Avicenna's Šifāʾ in an International Colloquium
    Colloque international "Intensité Quantité Qualité", Maison des sciences de l’homme, 4 Rue LEDRU, Clermont-Ferrand - Université Blaise-Pascal - Conseil Régional Auvergne - Conseil Général Puy de Dôme - SPHERE CNRS - MSH Clermont, 13-15 octobre 2016
  19. 07 October 2016
    Niccolò Caminada, Silvia Di Vincenzo, and Alfonso Quartucci speak at an International Graduate Workshop
    Colloque international de doctorants en histoire de la philosophie arabe, organisé par l’Institut Universitaire de France, l’Université Paris-Sorbonne, École doctorale 5, le Centre Léon-Robin (UMR 8061) et le Laboratoire SPHERE (UMR 7219) En collaboration avec la Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, l’École Normale Supérieure de Lyon et l’Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  20. 17 June 2016
    Gaia Celli speaks of the Rhetoric of Avicenna's Šifāʾ in an International Colloquium
    Colloque international "Commenter la Rhétorique d’Aristote, de l’Antiquité à nos jours", École pratique des Hautes Études, Paris 16 et 17 juin 2016, org. Frédérique Woerther

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