Annie Bruter: “Robe and Sword Nobles in 17th Century France: Two Conflicting Educational Ideals?”

The French nobility of the 17th century can be divided into Sword Nobles and Robe Nobles. Whereas the former were (supposedly) heirs of the heirs of the Cevalerie the latter had bought their titles from the king. In her presentation Annie Bruter points out the similarities and differences in the education of both types of nobilities.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Jean Boutier: “A European Model of Education of Nobility: Noble Academies in Europe, 1550 – End of the 18th Century”

In his plenary lecture Jean Boutier, Directeur d’Etudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Marseille, highlights the spread and influence of educational institutions established specifically for the nobility from 1550 to the end of the 18th century. He also analyses the effects of the presence of nobles from Central and Eastern Europe from the second half of the 16th century onwards.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Caterina Sindoni: “Educational Models for Sicilian Noblemen Between XVIIIth and XIXth Century. The Case of “Collegio Cutelli””

Caterina Sindoni’s talk focuses on the “Collegio Cutelli”, one of the most prominent educational institutions for Silician noblemen and analyses the educational models used there from the opening in 1779 to fall of the Borbonic Kingdom in 1860.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Vladislav Rjeoutski: “The Ideal of a Noble’s Education in Russia: Pro and Contra”

The standards of how the education for the Russian nobility should look like were contested. In his talk Vladislav Rjeoutski demonstrates what practices were rejected by students and teachers, how this resistance was expressed and where the criticism lay.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Yekaterina Kislova: “Educational Models among the Clergy and the Nobility in the 18th Century”

In her talk Yekaterina Kislova highlights the similarities and differences of secular teaching and teaching at seminaries and theological academies with an emphasis on language teaching.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Livestream: I. Educational Strategies – What Kind of Education for What Kind of Nobility?

Chair: Victor Karady

14:00 – 15:15 

  1. POSOHOVA Liudmila (Kharkiv), Ennoblement of the Hetmanate and Slobodskaya Ukrainian Elite and the Evolution of Educational Models in This Milieu in the 18th Century (RUS)
  2. FIORELLI Vittoria (Naples), Neapolitan Ladies: From Aristocracy to Liberal Upper Class (ENG)
  3. VOISIN Amélie (Lyon), Educate a Duke and Bring Up an Emperor: The Complex and Very Eclectic Education of Francis Stephen of Lorraine (ENG)

I. Воспитательные стратегии: какое воспитание и для какого дворянства?

Председатель: Виктор Каради

  1. ПОСОХОВА Людмила (Харьков), Нобилитация казацкой старшины Гетманщины и Слободской Украины и эволюция моделей воспитания в ее среде в XVIII в. (RUS)
  2. ФИОРЕЛЛИ Виттория (Неаполь), Неаполитанские женщины: от аристократии к либеральному высшему классу (ENG)
  3. ВУАЗЕН Амели (Лион), Вырастить герцога и воспитать императора: сложное и очень эклектичное воспитание Франца Стефана Лотарингского (ENG)