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Steven Surdèl

Biography:

Steven Surdèl studied Art History and Archaeology at Nijmegen Catholic University (at present Radboud University Nijmegen) and, among other things, he lectured in Art History at the Volksuniversiteiten (adult education institutions) in Geleen and Maastricht. He has been working at Huygens ING since 1998 where, up until 2001, he collaborated on the publication of the collected letter of Hugo Grotius. Since 2001 he has been a research assistant on the international Europa Humanistica research project that aims to create a reference work of European humanist philologists of the sixteenth and seventh centuries and their editions of (post) classical authors. Since 2007 he has also been involved in the publication of the collected works of erasmus.

Research projects:

Notable publications:

  • ‘Vitruvius in de Middeleeuwen: een verkenning’ in: Bulletin van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Oudheidkundige Bond 1998, nr. 2, p. 51-68 (congresbijdrage 1995).
  • (met Henk Nellen) ‘Classical philology and Early Humanism in the Low Countries. Research for Europa Humanistica’. In: Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Bonnensis. Proceedings of the Twelfth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies. Bonn 3 – 9 August 2003 (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, vol. 315), edd. Rhoda Schnur et al. Tempe (Ariz.) 2006, p. 777-788.
  • (met Henk Nellen) ‘Riding the Winds of Time: New Attitudes in a Preface by Rudolph Agricola’ (lecture at the Third General Meeting of Europa Humanistica, Boudapest, april 2008) (in preparation).

Publications

  • ‘ ‘Met passer en winkelhout’, over de mythe der Middeleeuwse ‘Baugeometrie’ ‘ in: Jaarboek van de Rijksdienst voor de Monumentenzorg 1993, p. 15-35.
  • ‘Het Boek van de Ladder, met een ‘bestek’ uit de elfde eeuw’ in: Jaarboek van de Rijksdienst voor de Monumentenzorg 1996, p. 179-186.
  • (signalement) ‘Jean Céard, Judith Kecskeméti, Bénédicte Boudou en Hélène Cazes, La France des humanistes: Henri II Estienne, éditeur et écrivain. Turnhout (Brepols) 2003’ in: De Gulden Passer. Jaarboek van de Vereniging van Antwerpse bibliofielen, jrg. 82 (2004), p. 202–204.
  • (met Henk Nellen) -‘Short but not sweet: the career of Gisbertus Longolius (1507-1543), headmaster of the Latin school in Deventer and professor at the university of Cologne’ in: LIAS. Sources and Documents Relating to the Early Modern History of Ideas, jrg. 32 (2005), p. 1-22.
  • (met Henk Nellen) ‘Classical philology and Early Humanism in the Low Countries. Research for Europa Humanistica’. In: Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Bonnensis. Proceedings of the Twelfth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies. Bonn 3 – 9 August 2003 (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, vol. 315), edd. Rhoda Schnur et al. Tempe (Ariz.) 2006, p. 777-788.
  • (met Henk Nellen) ‘Riding the Winds of Time: New Attitudes in a Preface by Rudolph Agricola’ (lecture at the Third General Meeting of Europa Humanistica, Boudapest, april 2008) (in preparation).
  • (signalement) A.M.P.P. Janssen e.a., TimmersWerk. Opstellen over Prof. Timmers & de kunst van het Maasland. Sittard (Prof. Dr. Timmers Stichting) 2007 in: De Maasgouw. Tijdschrift voor Limburgse Geschiedenis en Oudheidkunde, jrg. 127, nr. 2 (2008), p. 61-64.