The Barbier-Mueller Foundation, located at the University of Geneva, holds more than 600 editions of Italian poetry printed between 1480 and 1620. To make itself better known to all those interested in the culture of the Italian Renaissance, it has published, in association with Legenda (Oxford), two books, that will be presented on this occasion.
The event will include presentations by the following speakers and a wine reception:
Professor Brian Richardson, FBA - Pietro Bembo. A Life in Laurels and Scarlet, by Marco Faini
Professor Marina Warner, FBA - The Italian Renaissance. A Zest for Life, a series of essays by distinguished writers
Professor Michel Jeanneret, FBA - The Barbier-Mueller Foundation