JOLCEL festive launch

Date: September 20, 2019, 16:00 – 19:30

Place: Faculty Library of Arts and Philosophy (Rozier 44, 9000 Gent), Atrium


The Journal of Latin Cosmopolitanism and European Literatures (JOLCEL) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal, focusing on Latin and other cosmopolitan languages within European literary history. The first issue and more information can be found at

To mark the launch of JOLCEL, Catherine Conybeare (Bryn Mawr College) will be giving an inaugural lecture entitled ‘”Improve This Thought”: Latin Literature and Cosmopolitan Marginalia’. Her lecture will be followed by a reception with music and testimonials by Ghent University colleagues about the importance of the Latin tradition in their past and current research and educational activities.



* 4 – 4.30 pm: presentation of JOLCEL

* 4.30 – 5.30 pm: inaugural lecture

* 5.30 – 7.30 pm: reception with music and testimonials


We hope to see you there!

Best wishes,


The JOLCEL editorial board & RELICS executive board



Poster JOLCEL Launch