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Curriculum vitae and publication list

Personal Details

*Name: Diana Stanciu

*Office Address: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

OE Geschiedenis van Kerk en Theologie

(Research Unit History of Church and Theology)

Charles Deberiotstraat 26 - postbus 3101

3000 Leuven, Belgium

*Home Address: Groot Begijnhof 62/0101

3000 Leuven, Belgium

*Office tel. +32-(0)163-28-465

*Mobile: +32-(0)47-23-43-070

*E-mail: diana.stanciu@theo.kuleuven.be

*Website: http://www.kuleuven.be/wieiswie/en/person/00065874

http://www.phil-hum-ren.uni-muenchen.de/php/Stanciu/

*Date and place of birth: November 19, 1967, Cîmpulung, Romania

*Nationality: Romanian

Work and Research Experience

*January 2010 to the present: research fellow at the KU Leuven, Faculty of Theology/

Faculty of Philosophy – between 2011 and 2012 I also completed my second PhD at

the KU Leuven;

*February-June 2012: while doing research and completing my second PhD at the KU

Leuven (Philosophy/ Theology), I also taught a seminar on Medieval Philosophy

(Thomas Aquinas);

*July-December 2009: Arrius Nurus research fellow at the KU Leuven/ Faculty of

Classics;

*September 2008-June 2009: research fellow at the Netherlands Institute for

Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS), Royal Netherlands

Academy of Arts and Sciences;

*June 2008-August 2008: extension of the Humboldt research fellowship at the

Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Faculty of Philosophy;

*February 2007-May 2008: Humboldt research fellow at the Ludwig Maximilian

University, Munich, Faculty of Philosophy

*October 2007-February 2008: while a Humboldt Fellow, I also taught a seminar on

Neoplatonic Elements in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy)

*September-October 2007; January-March 2008: also while a Humboldt Fellow,

Europe Research Award of the Humboldt Foundation for research - British Library,

Bodleian Library, Warburg Institute;

*November-December 2006: research fellow - University of St. Andrews, School of

Classics;

*September-November 2006: research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in

the Humanities (IASH), University of Edinburgh;

*February-June 2006: Mellon Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study

in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS), Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts

and Sciences;

*March-July 2003: Junior Fellow at the Collegium Budapest;

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*September 2001-June 2002: Junior Fellow at the New Europe College, Bucharest;

*September 2000-June 2001: FCO/CEU fellowship – research graduate student at the

University of Cambridge, Faculty of History;

*1999-2000: Eastern Scholar fellowship awarded by the Civic Education Project,

Bucharest;

*November 1999: Visiting Assistant Professor at the National and Kapodistrian

University of Athens, Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration – course

on Cultural Characteristics: Similarities and Differences in Southeastern Europe;

*September 1998-January 2009: Assistant Professor (September 1998-December

2000) and then Associate Professor at the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Political

Science – courses on the History of Political Thought (especially Ancient, Medieval

and Early Modern) and on Political Philosophy (concentrating on concepts such as

rationalism, justice, liberty of conscience, authority and on the possible disciplinary

links between the History of Ideas/Political Thought and (Political) Philosophy);

*September 1995-August 1997: Visiting Assistant Professor at The University of

Bucharest, Faculty of Philology – seminars on Aesthetics;

*September 1991-August 1996: Teacher of English at the Spiru Haret High School

and the Jean Monnet High School, Bucharest.

Education

*2012: PhD at the Catholic University of Leuven, Department of Philosophy – thesis

on The Reception of Aristotle in the Augustinian Context of Seventeenth-century

Louvain;

*2004: PhD at the University of Bucharest, Department of Philosophy – thesis on

Shaftesbury’s ‘Characteristics’ – A ‘Socratic’ Programme of the Eighteenth Century;

*1997-1998: MA at the Central European University, Department of Medieval

Studies – thesis on The Ninth-Century Debate on Predestination and its Political

Relevance;

*1994: Definitivat – degree proving that one is a legally recognized teacher, obtained

at the University of Bucharest, after a series of exams and public lectures and three

years’ teaching experience;

*1991-1995: B.A. at the University of Bucharest, Department of Philosophy – thesis

on English Aesthetics in the 18 th Century;

*1986-1991: B.A. at the University of Bucharest, Department of Philology,

Romanian-English Section – thesis on Theatrical Illusion in Shakespeare's ‘The

Tempest’ and Pirandello's ‘The Giants of the Mountains’;

*1981-1986: Teacher Training High-School ‘Carol I’, Cîmpulung – thesis on The

Impact of Personality on the Process of Education.

Conferences and lectures

*5-10 August 2012, Münster, 15 th International Congress of the International

Association for Neo-Latin Studies, organized by Karl A. Enenkel, paper on Lipsius on

Piety: Augustine and the Classics;

*24-25 May 2012, KU Leuven, Faculty of Theology, interdisciplinary workshop on

Condemnations: Authors, Texts, Contexts, organized by Mathijs Lamberigts and

Diana Stanciu, paper on The Condemned Biography of Leonardus Lessius;

*27-28 October 2011, Westfälischen Wilhelms University, Münster, Seminar für

Lateinische Philologie des Mittelalters und der Neuzeit, conference on Vita als

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Wissenschaftssteuerung, organized by Karl Enenkel, Westfälischen Wilhelms

University Münster and Claus Zittel, Max Planck Research Group ‘Das wissende

Bild’, Kunsthistorischen Institut in Florenz, paper on The Life of Leonardus Lessius

and the Debate on the Efficacy of Grace;

*15-17 September 2011, Rome, colloquium Ministerium Sermonis, organized by

Geert Partoens and Anthony Dupont, paper on Augustine’s Sermon 227 on the

Sacraments and the Unity of the Church;

*8-13 August 2011, Oxford, 16 th International Conference on Patristic Studies,

colloquium on Spirit and Inspiration in Augustine, organized by J.P. Yates, Villanova

University, paper on Spirit and Inspiration in Augustine’s Treatises on the Soul;

*7 June 2011, KU Leuven, Faculty of Philosophy, De Wulf-Mansion Centre for

Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, lecture on The Concept of 'Habitus'

in the Early Modern Debate on Grace and Nature: Aristotelian, Neoplatonic and

Stoic Influences;

*11 March 2011, KU Leuven, Faculty of Theology, Research Unit History of the

Church and Theology, lecture on Jansenius on Nature and Grace;

*8-10 April 2010, Venice, the 35 th Renaissance Society of America Conference,

session Marsilio Ficino: Ideas of Concord and the Soul, organized by Valery Rees,

School of Economic Science, London, paper on Soul As the Third Essence:

Augustinian and Thomistic Antecedents;

*24 March 2010, KU Leuven, Arius Nurrus lecture on Aristotle’s Definition of

Prudence in Lipsius’ Monita et exempla politica;

*26-28 November 2009, University of Leiden, Faculty of History, conference on

Ideological Discourses in Neo-Latin Literature, organized by Karl Enenkel,

University of Leiden and Mark Laureys, University of Bonn, paper on Limited

Supremacy in Jean Bodin's Methodus ad facilem historiarum cognitionem (Method

for the Easy Comprehension of History);

*23-25 April 2009, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS), conference on

Discourses of Meditation in Art and Literature: 1300-1600, organized by Karl

Enenkel, University of Leiden, and Walter Melion, Emory University, paper on

Accomplishing One’s Essence: The Role of Meditation in the Theology of Gabriel

Biel;

*8-10 January 2009, KU Leuven, Faculty of Arts, conference on (Un)masking the

Realities of Power: Justus Lipsius’ Monita and the Dynamics of Political Writing in

Early Modern Europe, organized by J. Papy, T. Van Houdt, M. Janssens and E. de

Bom, paper on Prudence in Lipsius’ Monita et exempla politica: Stoic Virtue,

Aristotelian Virtue or not a Virtue at all?;

*4 July 2007, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Faculty of Philosophy, lecture

on Cambridge Platonists and Rational Religion;

*6 June 2007, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Faculty of Philosophy, lecture

on Rational Religion and Toleration as Defined by Ralph Cudworth;

*5 December 2006, University of St. Andrews, Faculty of Theology, St. Mary’s

College, lecture on Re-Interpreting Augustine: Cambridge Platonists and Dutch

Arminians on Grace and Free Will;

*25 October 2006, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH),

University of Edinburgh, lecture on Cambridge Platonists and their Possible

Aftermath in the Scottish Enlightenment;

*7-10 September 2006, Kappel am Albis, Switzerland, conference on The Patristic

Tradition and Intellectual Paradigms in the Seventeenth Century, organized by Karla

Pollman, University of St. Andrews and Silke-Petra Bergjan, University of Zürich,

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paper on Augustine’s Legacy in the Dutch Remonstrants and the Cambridge

Platonists;

*23-25 March 2006, San Francisco, the 34 th Renaissance Society of America

Conference, session Marsilio Ficino: Philosophy and Ethics in Ficino’s Circle,

organized by Valery Rees, School of Economic Science, London, paper on Two Views

of Being and the One;

*17 March 2006, Free University Amsterdam, Faculty of Philosophy, lecture on

Cambridge Platonism, Freedom of Conscience and Toleration;

*13-15 February 2006, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Faculty of

Philosophy, conference on Ideal Constitutions in the Renaissance, organized by

Heinrich C. Kuhn, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, and Vasileios Syros,

University of Helsinki, paper on Practical Wisdom in Harrington’s Perfect

Commonwealth;

*7-9 April 2005, Cambridge, the 33 rd Renaissance Society of America Conference,

session Echoes of Ficino in Unexpected Places, organized by Valery Rees, School of

Economic Science, London, paper on The Influence of Ficino’s Concept of Universal

Religion upon Cudworth’s Defense of Rational Religion and Toleration;

*21-23 February 2002, Budapest, Interdisciplinary Workshop on Rulership and

Religion, at CEU, Medieval Studies Department, organized by CEU in cooperation

with the International Association for the Study of Rulership MAJESTAS, session II:

Carolingians and Valois, paper on Carolingian Rulers as Biblical Figures, chair

Gabor Klaniczay, CEU and ELTE;

*3-6 May 2001, Kalamazoo, 36 th International Medieval Congress, session 85:

Theology of Grace in the Middle Ages, organized by Aage Rydstrøm-Poulsen,

University of Copenhagen, paper on Grace and Free Will within the Ninth-century

Debate on Predestination;

*9-13 July 2000, Leeds International Medieval Congress, session 508: Heaven

Meeting Earth: Material Culture and Didactic Message, organized by Gerhard Jaritz,

Institut für Realienkunde, Krems, paper on The ‘Visio Bernoldi’ and its Didactic

Message.

Publications

Internationally refereed

Books (as author or editor)

*The Cambridge Platonists: Deconstructing a Few Myths (Brill’s Studies in Church

History). Leiden: Brill, forthcoming 2013;

*Ideal Constitutions in the Renaissance, eds. Heinrich C. Kuhn and Diana Stanciu.

Frankfurt am Main et al.: Peter Lang, 2009.

Articles

*‘Arminian Toleration, Irenicism and Latitudinarianism in Cudworth’s Letters to van

Limborch: Text and Context’, in LIAS: Journal of Early Modern Intellectual Culture

and its Sources, eds. E. Jorink, J. Papy, D. van Miert and S. Vanden Broecke. Leuven:

Peeters, 2013, accepted for publication;

*‘Anton Dumitriu, the and the ’, European

Review of History 20-6/ 2013, accepted for publication;

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*‘Between Aristotle and Ignatius of Loyola: The Biography of Leonardus Lessius and

Its Frontispiece as Guides to His Work’, in Vita als Wissenchaftssteuerung (Scientia

universalis. Studien zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte der Vormoderne), eds. Karl Enenkel

and Claus Zittel. Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2013, accepted for publication;

*‘Haereticorum patriarchae philosophi: Jansenius’ Concepts of Habit and Habitual

Grace and His Criticism of Aristotle and the ’, in “Der

Jansenismus – eine “katholische Häresie” der frühen Neuzeit?”

(Reformationsgeschichtliche Studien und Texte – RST), eds. Dominik Burkard and

Frank Sobiech. Münster: Aschendorff, 2013, 73-84;

*‘Cambridge Platonism’, in the Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of

Augustine, ed. Karla Pollmann et al., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 257-

259;

*‘Arminianism’, in the Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine, ed.

Karla Pollmann et al., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 76-88;

*‘Forms without Substance or Synchronism? Attempts to Define Culture and

Civilization in Early 20 th Century Romania’, European Review of History 20-1/ 2013,

39-66;

*‘Pelagianism, the Rule of Reason and the ‘pruritus scribendi’: Jansenius’ Sources

and the Authority They Are Ascribed’, in Revue d'Histoire Ecclésiastique 107: 3-4/

2012, 931-966;

*‘The Sleeping Musician: Aristotle’s Vegetative Soul and Ralph Cudworth’s Plastic

Nature’, in Blood, Sweat and Tears: The Changing Concepts of Physiology from

Antiquity into Early Modern Europe (Intersections: Interdisciplinary Studies in Early

Modern Culture 25), eds. H.F.J. Horstmanshoff, Helen King and Claus Zittel. Leiden:

Brill, 2012, pp. 713-750;

*‘An Aristotelian, an Example of Virtue and/or a Mystic? Learned Conventions

Disguising Polemic Goals in the Biography of Leonardus Lessius’, in Ephemerides

Theologicae Lovanienses: Louvain Journal of Theology and Canon Law (ETL) 88-4/

2012, 369-393;

*‘Augustine’s (Neo)Platonic Soul and Anti-Pelagian Spirit’, in Studia Patristica 54/

2012, accepted for publication;

*‘Sovereignty and the Censure of Aristotle in Jean Bodin’s Methodus ad facilem

historiarum cognitionem (Method for the Easy Comprehension of History)’, in

Discourses of Power. Ideology and Politics in Neo-Latin Literature, eds. Karl

Enenkel, Marc Laureys and Christoph Pieper (Noctes Neolatinae/ Neo-Latin Texts

and Studies 17). Hildesheim: Olms, 2012, 209-232;

*‘Accomplishing One’s Essence: The Role of Meditation in the Theology of Gabriel

Biel’, in Meditatio – Refashioning the Self. Theory and Practice in Late Medieval and

Early Modern Intellectual Culture (Intersections: Interdisciplinary Studies in Early

Modern Culture 17), eds. Karl Enenkel and Walter Melion. Leiden: Brill, 2011, pp.

126-51;

*‘The Feelings of the Master as Articles of Faith or Medicine against Heresy?

Jansenius’ Polemics against the ’, in Ephemerides Theologicae

Lovanienses: Louvain Journal of Theology and Canon Law (ETL) 87-4/ 2011, pp.

393-418;

*‘Prudence in Lipsius’ Monita et exempla politica: Stoic Virtue, Aristotelian Virtue

or Not a Virtue at all?’, in (Un)masking the Realities of Power: Justus Lipsius and the

Dynamics of Political Writing in Early Modern Europe (Brill’s Studies in Intellectual

History 193), eds. Jan Papy, Toon van Houdt, Marijke Janssens and Erik de Bom.

Leiden: Brill, 2011, pp. 233-62;

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*‘Augustine’s Legacy in the Dutch Remonstrants and the Cambridge Platonists’, in

Patristic Tradition and Intellectual Paradigms in the 17th Century (Spätmittelalter,

Humanismus, Reformation – Studies in the Late Middle Ages, Humanism and

Reformation 52), eds. Silke-Petra Bergjan and Karla Pollmann. Tübingen: Mohr

Siebeck, 2010, pp. 161-80;

*‘Shibboleth: Liberty of Conscience and Toleration in Seventeenth-century England’,

in Memory, Humanity and Meaning: Essays in Honour of Andrei Plesu, eds. Mihail

Neamţu and Bogdan Tataru-Cazaban. Bucharest: Zeta Books, 2009, pp. 263-79;

*‘Practical Wisdom in Harrington’s Perfect Commonwealth’, in Ideal Constitutions

in the Renaissance, eds. Heinrich C. Kuhn and Diana Stanciu. Frankfurt a.M. et al.:

Peter Lang, 2009, pp. 53-73;

*‘Re-interpreting Augustine: Ralph Cudworth and Jacobus Arminius on Grace and

Free Will‘, in Zeitschrift für Antikes Christentum 11/2007, 119-37.

*‘Ralph Cudworth, Rational Religion and Toleration’, in Studia Politica – Romanian

Political Science Review, Vol. V, no.4/ 2005, ed. Daniel Barbu et al. Bucharest:

Nemira, 2005, pp. 849-863;

*‘Grace and Free Will within the Ninth-century Debate on Predestination’, in

KHÔRA: Revue d’études anciennes et médiévales – philosophie, théologie, sciences,

1/ 2003, eds. Alexander Baumgarten, Anca Vasiliu and Bogdan Tătaru-Cazaban.

Bucharest: Polirom, 2003, pp. 115-29;

*‘Popular Sovereignty and Coercive Power in Marsilius of Padua’s Defensor pacis’,

in the New Europe College Yearbook 2001-2002, ed. Irina Vainovschi-Mihai,

Bucharest, 2002, pp. 319-352.

Nationally refereed

Books (as author)

*The Ninth-century Debate on Predestination and its Theologico-Political Context.

Bucharest: Bucharest University Press, 2005;

*Shaftesbury’s ‘Characteristics’ – A ‘Socratic’ Programme of the Eighteenth Century

(PhD thesis). Bucharest: Bucharest University Press, 2004.

Articles

*‘The Ninth-century Debate on Predestination and Its Political Context’ in the

University of Bucharest Yearbook, Political Science Series, VI/2004, ed. Laurenţiu

Vlad, Bucharest: Bucharest University Press, 2004, pp. 47-59.

*‘Shaftesbury’s Characteristics – Philosophy and Cultural Politics’ in the University

of Bucharest Yearbook, Political Science Series IV/2002, ed. Laurenţiu Vlad,

Bucharest: Bucharest University Press, 2002, pp. 11-21;

*‘William of Ockham’, in A Dictionary of Fundamental Political Authors, ed.

Laurenţiu Ştefan-Scalat. Bucharest: Humanitas, 2000, pp. 355-63;

*‘Marsilius of Padua’, in A Dictionary of Fundamental Political Authors, ed.

Laurenţiu Ştefan-Scalat. Bucharest: Humanitas, 2000, pp. 293-302;

*‘John of Salisbury’, in A Dictionary of Fundamental Political Authors, ed. Laurenţiu

Ştefan-Scalat. Bucharest: Humanitas, 2000, pp. 217-24;

*‘On the Evolution of the Ideas of Beautiful and Sublime within the English

Aesthetics of the 18th Century’, in The Life of a Scholar. Volume in honour of Prof.

Ion Ianoşi, ed. Vasile Morar. Bucharest: All, 1998, pp. 187-209;

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*‘Eugeniu Speranţia: Fundamental Principles for the Philosophy of Law’, in A

Dictionary of Romanian Philosophical Works, ed. Ion Ianoşi. Bucharest: Humanitas,

1997, pp. 168-69;

*‘Camil Petrescu: The Aesthetic Form of Theatre’, in A Dictionary of Romanian

Philosophical Works, ed. Ion Ianoşi. Bucharest: Humanitas, 1997, pp.142-45;

*‘Neagoe Basarab: Teachings for his Son, Theodosius’, in A Dictionary of Romanian

Philosophical Works, ed. Ion Ianoşi. Bucharest: Humanitas, 1997, pp. 115-17;

*‘Titu Maiorescu: Criticism’, in A Dictionary of Romanian Philosophical Works, ed.

Ion Ianoşi. Bucharest: Humanitas, 1997, pp. 21-24;

Reviews

*Giulio D’Onofrio, Vera Philosophia: Studies in Late Antique, Early Medieval and

Renaissance Christian Thought, English text by John Gavin, S.J. Turnhout: Brepols,

2008, 406 p., in Augustiniana 61, 3-4/ 2011, pp. 275-281;

*Gerald Bonner, Freedom and Necessity: St. Augustine’s Teaching on Divine Power

and Human Freedom. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press,

2007, pp. xii + 142, in Journal of Early Christian Studies vol. 16, no. 2 / 2008, pp.

270-72;

*Mircea Flonta and Hans-Klaus Keul, eds., Kant’s Practical Philosophy. Polirom:

Iaşi, 2000, 272 p., in Studia Politica – Romanian Political Science Review, vol. I, no.

2/ 2001, ed. Daniel Barbu et al. Bucharest: Nemira, 2001, pp. 580-582.

Translations (from English into Romanian)

*J.B. Bury and Russell Meiggs. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the

Great. Bucharest: All, 2006.

*Will Kymlicka. Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and

Citizenship. Chişinău: Arc, 2005 (2nd prize of the Latin Union translation contest

2006);

*John Swift. Peter the Great. Bucharest: All, 2003;

*Robert Hole. Renaissance Italy. Bucharest: All, 2003;

*Charles King. The Moldovans, Romania, Russia and the Politics of Culture.

Chişinău: Arc, 2002;

*Anthony D. Smith. Nationalism and Modernism. Chişinău: Epigraf, 2002;

*Paul Clarke. Learning Schools, Learning Systems. Chişinău: Arc, 2002;

*Quentin Skinner. Machiavelli. Chişinău: Arc, 2001;

*Francis Dvornik. The Slavs in European History and Civilization: Bucharest: All,

2001;

*William McNeill. The Rise of the West. Chişinău: Arc, 2000;

*E. Hobsbawm. Nations and Nationalism since 1780. Budapest: CEU Press, 1996;

*Olivia Manning. The Balkan Trilogy, 3 vols. Bucharest: Univers, 1994.

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