on the Border of Civilizations

Towards a Critical Edition of the Metaphysics of Avicenna



  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 27 November 2017
    News on the PhiBor Project from Azerbaijan
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 27 April 2016
    Amos Bertolacci, Lectures in Iran on the PhiBor Project and the Philosophy of Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna)
    News on the Web in Iran
  15. 24 April 2016
    Amos Bertolacci, Lectures in Iran on the PhiBor Project and the Philosophy of Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna)
    Four Lectures at the Iranian Institute of Philosophy, Center for Strategic Research, and School of Traditional Medicine in Tehran, and Bu Ali Sina Foundation, and Hamadan University in Hamadan
  16. 15 February 2016
    Tommaso Alpina speaks of the Psychology of Avicenna's Šifāʾ in an international conference
    International conference "The Place of Intellect in Aristotelian Natural Philosophy Arabic, Latin, and Hebrew Perspectives", org. E. Miteva, D. Wirmer, Universität zu Köln, Alters Senatssaal, 15-16 February 2016
  17. 09 January 2016
    Victor Palleja de Bustinza (PhiBor) at the Ibn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine and Science (Aligarh, India)
    A lecture on the PhiBor project and the importance of Indian libraries and cultural institutions for the progress on the research on Avicenna (9 January 2016)
  18. 15 November 2015
    Gholamreza Dadkhah (University of Isfahan, Iran) at Scuola Normale Superiore
    A research stage and two lectures on the Iranian Tradition of Commentaries on Avicenna`s Metaphysics (16 November-15 December 2015)
  19. 02 November 2015
    Gaia Celli, Silvia Di Vincenzo, and Amos Bertolacci (Scuola Normale Superiore) at the international workshop "The Reception of the Arabic Philosophy in the Ottoman World" in Istanbul
    Three lectures on manuscripts of Avicenna's Šifāʾ preserved in Turkey (2-4 November 2015)
  20. 01 July 2015
    International Conference at Scuola Normale Superiore
    “A Crossroad between East and West: The Latin Medieval Translations of the Kitāb al-Šifāʾ (Book of the Cure) of Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna)” Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Palazzo della Carovana, Sala Azzurra (1-3 July 2015)

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