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Observatory on Dante Studies

About us

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Pg. XXXIII 145.

The Observatory on Dante Studies at Utrecht University (ODS) is a research centre engaged to monitor and to interpret the legacy, reception and afterlife of Dante’s works in literary and popular culture in the Netherlands.
ODS is committed to a multidisciplinary approach and favours complimentary methodologies, in order to improve scientific quality and diversity.
Its vocation is to become the home for Dante scholars in the country and to serve as the accredited partner of international institutions.


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President: prof. dr. Philiep Bossier
Director:  dr. Gandolfo Cascio
Fellow: dr. Raniero Speelman


Manuscript, Codice It. IX, 1380-1400, Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana.