Between the Lines – Ficino and the Vitruvian Man as Reflected in the
Theoretical and Visual Works of Albrecht
Fifty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America,
Washington DC, 22-24 March 2012
'The “Lesser” Dürer?
Broadsheets and the Newsreel Effect’, The Perils of Print Culture,
Trinity College, Dublin, 10-12 September 2010.
'Drawing the Text:
Ficino’s Furor Divinus and the Works of Albrecht
Dürer, Fifty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America,
Venice, 8-10 April 2010.
'Albrecht Durer's Broadsheets and the Emerging Ars
Emblematica', All Souls Book History Seminar, Oxford, 5 February 2010
'La Oxford printre manuscrise si carti rare'.
Interview for Radio Romania Cultural, 'Dupa 20 de ani', 5 May 2010.
as Patria - Renaissance in the
Kingdom of Hungary’, Humanism in Fifteenth-Century Europe, Conference
organised by Medium Aevum and Corpus Christi, Oxford, 17 October 2009.
'The Books of Thomas Wolsey at Christ
Church’, Collectors and Collections – Music, Prints, Antiquities, A
Symposium presented by the Centre for the Study of the Book, Bodleian
Library and Christ Chruch, Oxford, 20 November 2008.
‘The Processus sub Forma Missae and
Nicolaus Olahus’, XXIX Congresso Internazionale di Studi Umanistici,
Sassoferrato, Italy, 2-5 July 2008.
Soul Falling in Love : Ficino’s Influence on Lorenzo de’ Medici’s
Comento de’ Miei Sonetti’, Renaissance Society of America annual
meeting, Chicago, 3-5 April 2008.
‘Franciscan and Byzantine Art : A Story of
Mutual Influence’, Franciscan and Orthodox Spirituality - Links and
Affinities, St Theosevia Centre for Christian Sprituality,
16 February 2008
'The Influence of the Flemish
School of Illumination on the English Book Market : Horenbout, Dürer
and Wolsey's commissions for Cardinal College', Texts & Contexts IV -
The Role of Latin in Early Modern Europe, University of Arhus, 17-20
'Nicolaus Olahus (1493-1568) and His
Hungaria-Athila', Oxford Hungarian Society, 31 January 2007.
Bruno the poet : Self-fashioning and codified rhetoric in exile',
International Association for Neo-Latin Studies, XIII International Congress, Budapest,
6-12 August 2006.
'Woodcuts and magic: Ficino’s theory of the
image and Giordano Bruno',
Renaissance Society of America annual meeting, San Francisco, 23-25 March
'Lecturi (in)fidele: Apariţii editoriale importante [Notable Romanian
publications in 2005]', with Liliana Maiden, Oxford Romanian Society, 6
'Codified rhetoric and subversive imprints in Giordano Bruno’s works
published in England', Innovations and Reproductions in Cultures and
Societies (IRICS) - Spreading the Word: Texts and the Text, Vienna 9-11
'Identifying schools of illumination', workshop for Oxford Experience,
Christ Church, 19 July 2005.
‘Frances Godwin, Ficino and Giordano Bruno’s lectures at Oxford’,
Renaissance Society of America annual meeting, Cambridge (UK), 28 April
‘The Jesuits, Nicolaus Olahus and the Counter-Reformation in the Kingdom
of Hungary’, Cambridge Society for Neo-Latin Studies, Clare College,
Cambridge (UK), 3
‘Giordano Bruno and the end of Eminescu’s Luceafărul’ : Universitatea
Al.I.Cuza, Iaşi, 13-16 May 2004.
Rhetorical theology, Nicolaus Olahus and the Counter-Reformation in the
Kingdom of Hungary’, Renaissance Society of America annual meeting New
York, 25-27 March 2004).
‘Changes in the iconographical canon: 15th and 16th century Italian Books
of Hours in the Bodleian Library’: Oxford Bibliographical Society, Oxford,
20th November 2003.
‘The Hungaria-Athila : Nicolaus Olahus’ formula of a chorography of the
orbis loca and orbis gesta, International Association for Neo-Latin
Studies’, Twelfth International Congress, Bonn, Germany, 3-9 August 2003.
‘The Use of Information Technology within the Oxford Libraries System’:
International seminar on Industrial Change and the New Technologies,
Mamaia, Romania, 6-9 June 2002.
'Supra-literacy, common texts and designer images: 15th- and 16th- century
Books of Hours': The Renaissance Society of America annual conference,
Scottsdale, Arizona, 11-13 April 2002.
'The Poetry of Dürer and the Etching of Language': The Renaissance Society
of America annual conference : Florence, 23 March 2000.
'Processus sub Forma Missae and Nicolaus Olahus: Christian Alchemy,
Identity and Identification': Warburg Institute, 1997.
'Ways and Means of Converting Romanian Classic Literary Pieces into
Cinematographic Melodramas': Melodrama Conference, British Film Institute,
'S.T.Coleridge -"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner", Text, Vision and
Revision': University of Bucharest, 1992.
'Murder in the Cathedral - The Ritual Ballet of T.S.Eliot's Poetical
Drama': University of Bucharest, 1989.
'Donjuanism and Don Juan': University of Bucharest, 1989.
'The God in the Mirror - Remarks on the Prose Writings of Mihai Eminescu':
University of Sibiu & Transilvania annual conference, 1988.
'Love under the Sign of the Ellipse - The Ebony Tower by John Fowles':
University of Bucharest, 1988.
'The Courtier as Poet, the Destiny of a Book and the Long Journey from
Play to Performance': University of Bucharest, 1987.
'Myth and Vision in The Man Who Died by D.H.Lawrence': University of
'The Mystery of the Arabian Sign in "Sărmanul Dionis" by Mihai Eminescu':
University of Iaşi, 1986.
'The Motif of the Golden Flower in "Avatarii faraonului Tla" by Mihai
Eminescu and in Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare': delivered as a
student to the University of Iaşi, 1985.
'Symbols and Rites of Initiation in "Făt Frumos din lacrimă" by Mihai
Eminescu and the Grail Romances': delivered as a student to the University
of Iaşi, 1984.
'Island as Hyperspace in "Cezara" by Mihai Eminescu and in The Tempest by
William Shakespeare': delivered as a student to the Universities of
Bucharest and Iaşi, 1983.
Conference coordinator for
Oxford Bibliographical Society Lectures 2005-2014
Greyfriars Oxford Centre for Franciscan Studies
Oxford University Heraldry Society 2009-2010
Oxford Romanian Society Debates Hilary 2006.