Ambrogio Lorenzetti, The Allegory of Good Government (Sala dei Nove, Palazzo Pubblico, Siena: 1338-39)
This piece started out as some Tweets yesterday. It is intended as a friendly useful guide to our Board of Governors on the art of good government; be that as is, or in using ideas from it and adapting them to new ideas of governance. Medievalists are, as ever, here to help in the here and now …
UBC, a public university, is currently celebrating its centenary. And in the midst of governance crises. Here are two reasons why some frescos in a council chamber can help.
- GOOD GOVERNMENT (1): A NEW TRANSLATION
- TRANSLATION (2): CONTEXT, RECONTEXTUALISATION, & TRANSCRIPTION INTO PHYSICAL PRACTICE