It is with pleasure that we announce for the next Friday 25th November 2016, at 3 pm, in collaboration with the Istituto Paolo VI of Concesio (Bs), a conference to celebrate the 75 y.o. anniversary of Xenio Toscani, full professor of Modern History at the University of Pavia and then at the Università cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan. Renowned Italian and foreign scholars, together with his disciples, will discuss upon the topics of his researches from the Sixties till today, the religious history, the socio-cultural history of clergy, the history of education till his last works on the figure of Giovan Battista Montini. Download here the program for more details.
Next Wednesday 19th October, at midday, in the Sala Macconi of Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, the Municipaly will host our Institute for a press conference that will be the occasion to make an assessment of the first two years of activity and to launch the ‘Florence Short Term Fellowships Program’: the vice-mayor Cristina Giachi, our president Maurizio Sangalli, the scientific director of the program Massimo Carlo Giannini, the vice-president of the Ente Cassa di risparmio di Firenze Pier Luigi Rossi Ferrini and the responsible of the R.F. Kennedy International House of Human Rights Florence Danila Paladino will illustrate it to the journalists and to the participants, together with the first two scholars who are already arrived in Florence for their residential month, prof. Abdullah Ibrahim from Qatar and prof. Jonas Otterbeck from Sweden. Download here the invitation to the press conference.
Next Friday 21st October 2016, at 5.30 pm, our Institute, in collaboration with the Municipality and the Ente Cassa di risparmio of Florence, will organize in the Sala delle colonne ottagonali-Elizabeth Chaplin of the Robert F. Kennedy International House of Human Rights (Complesso delle Murate, Florence) the first public conference of the ‘Florence Short Term Fellowships Program’: two renowned scholars, prof. Abdullah Ibrahim from Qatar and prof. Jonas Otterbeck from Sweden, will help to better understand some crucial aspects of the Islamic world. The conference will be introduced by the vice-mayor Cristina Giachi and chaired by our President Maurizio Sangalli. Download here the program for more details.
Here is the second edition of our workshop for young researchers, who will be gathered from 14th to 16th September 2016 in Florence discussing their subjects together with renowned Italian and foreign scholars. With ‘Writing on Religion in the Modern World (XVIth-XVIIIth centuries)’, scientifically coordinated by Massimo Carlo Giannini and Maurizio Sangalli, our Institute is continuing the concrete support to the formation of the young generations of researchers, coming from Europe and overseas, allowing them to focus on the different ways in which some topics concerning the great monotheistic religions, especially Christianity and Ebraism, were faced during the modern age.
Here is the second edition of the ‘Sangalli Institute Award for the Religious History’, in collaboration with the Department of University and Research of the Municipality of Florence and under the auspices of the same Municipality. Also this year, our award is joining the ‘Premio Ricerca Città di Firenze’ and it is addressed to young Italian and Foreign researchers, offering them the possibility of publishing two books concerning the religious history from Middle Ages to the Contemporary Era, in an inter-disciplinary and inter-religious perspective. The essays will appear in a dedicated book series of the Firenze University Press. Deadline: 1st November 2016.
Here is the merit ranking of the young researchers who applied to participate to the workshop ‘Writing on Religion in the Modern Age (XVIth-XVIIIth c.)’, that will take place in Florence next September 14th to 16th 2016, with the intervention of renowned Italian and foreign scholars.
Next Tuesday, 28th June 2016, our Institute will host a workshop of some young Italian researchers whose aim is to create a new working group of the Italian Society for the Labour History, founded in 2012. The topic of the workshop is ‘Free and Unfree Labour’, in an historical perspective, but also with precise references to the problems of our times, particularly, but not exclusively, of young people. Download the programme for more details.
Here are the results of the ‘Florence Short Term Fellowships Program, 2016-17’
1st July 2016 – 30th July 2017
Roberto Di Stefano (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Abdullah Ibrahim (Doha, Qatar)
James W. Nelson Novoa (Ottawa, Canada)
Jonas Otterbeck (Lund, Sweden)
Tabona Shoko (Harare, Zimbabwe)
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The Sangalli Institute offers 12 grants for young researchers who whish to participate to the workshop ‘Writing on Religion in the Modern Age (XVIth-XVIIIth Centuries). The workshop will take place at our Institute from September 14th to 16th 2016, with the participation of renowned Italian and foreign scholars: download the call for papers for more details.
Our Institute and the Famiglia Artistica Reggiana – Studium Regiense in Reggio Emilia will open next 19th and 20th May 2016 the celebrations for the 500 years since the publication of the first edition of the Orlando Furioso by Ludovico Ariosto. The conferenze ‘Orlando Furioso, 1516-2016. New studies for the fifth centennial of the editio princeps’ will take place in Reggio and Florence. Download here the programme for more details.