Albrecht Burkardt: “At the Origins of the Grand Tour. Travel in the Treatises of Education of the Nobility from the 16th to the Early 17th Century”

The Grad Tour is a well-known and key element of aristocratic education. However, its origins are still unclear. Albrecht Burkardt examines two different sources: The treatises concerning aristocratic education and those about the “reason of state”.

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.

Vittoria Fiorelli: “Neapolitan Ladies: From Aristocracy to Liberal Upper Class”

In her talk Vittoria Fiorelli highlights the role of education for women as an opportunity of access the public sphere and legitimize their active presence in a society in radical transformation.

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)