They take place every year in Prato with a defined cadence (beginning: second Sunday in May).
Every year, about 200 scholars form all over the world participate. The themes to deal with are selected by the Scientific Committee some years in advance.
The theme of the XLVIII Study Week, which took place from from May 8th to 11th 2016, was: "I prezzi delle cose nell'età preindustriale • The prices of things in Pre-industrial Times". The next XLIX Study Week, which will take place from May 14th to 17th 2017, will discuss about "Gestione dell’acqua in Europa (XII-XVIII secc.) • Water Management in Europe (12th-18th centuries)".
By sending to the secretariat of the Foundation the participant's card, in due time, the Foundation can also provide for the hotel reservation with the special prices fixed with the receptive structures.During all the conference, with the exclusion of the inaugural session, it's available the simultaneous translation in Italian and English.
It is possible to book the Acts of XLIX Study Week which will be published on spring 2018 with a special price of euros 35.
Those who will have done the reservation will receive a password which will allow them, if interested, starting from next 19th April to the 19th May, to read and to download from our website the provisional texts of the relations (.pdf format) and communications, presented during the convention.