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‘For Heaven’s Sake. Becoming Christians in Florence, XVIIth-XVIIIth Centuries’: the book launch

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Next Tuesday 6th February 2018, 6 pm, at our Institue, Lucia Frattarelli Fischer (University of Pisa) and Vincenzo Lavenia (University of Bononia) will discuss the book of the winner of our Award for the religious history, 2015 edition, Samuela Marconcini, ‘For heaven’s sake. Becoming Christians in Florence, XVIIth-XVIIIth Centuries’, Firenze University Press 2016. The launch will be chaired by Maria Pia Paoli, Scuola Normale Superiore. Download here the program for more details.

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Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle (1517-1586), Cardinal and Statesman

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An international colloquium in order to deepen the knowledge of one of the most representative figures of the religious and political Seventeenth Century: Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V’s counselor, viceroy of Naples, cardinal, ambassador and archbishop of Malines. Prepared during the last year, at 5oo years since his birth, in collaboration with the Medici Archive Project, the conference will gather, next 25th and 26th January 2018, renowned scholars from all over Europe debating the multiple aspects of an outstanding personality: the art collector and patron, the refined politician, the diplomat, the mediator, the churchman. Download here the program for more details.

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The intercultural dialogue for peace education

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Next Thursday 18th January 2018, the Accademia dei Ponti will organize, in collaboration with our Institute, an occasion to meditate on the need for dialogue and debate in order to re-establish a new culture of peace, in a world full of violent conflicts. Our actual fellow Babere Kerata Chacha, Laikipia University, will participate talking about the complicated ethnic and religious situation today in Kenya. Download here the program for more details.

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The ‘Sangalli Institute Award for the Religious History 2017’: the merit ranking

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The ‘Sangalli Institute Award for the Religious History 2017’: the merit ranking (two winners)

First Award: Silvia Manzi, “Nella lingua di ciascuno. Bolle pontificie e normativa ecclesiastica in volgare nella prima età moderna (1545-1629)”

Second Award: Francesca Campigli, “Il Cammino Neocatecumenale. Genesi di una realtà ecclesiale attraverso lo studio delle fonti”.

Click here to visualize the whole merit ranking.

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Young Scholars Florence Fellowships 2018: the call for applications

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The Sangalli Institute is glad to announce to the international community of the young researchers (included the Italians) the publication of the call for applications to the ‘Young Scholars Florence Fellowships in Religious History and Religious Studies’: three residencial monthly fellowhips (worth 2.000,00 euros each) will be offered for 2018 to international young scholars of any nationality with an adequate qualification on religious topics, privileging interdisciplinary and interreligious perspectives. Download here the call for fellowship applications for more details.

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The Russian Church and the Revolution of 1917

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Next Friday 1st December 2017, at 5.30 pm, our Institute will celebrate the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution with a lecture of one of the most prominent Italian scholars of the Russian history: Giovanni Codevilla, already professor of Comparative Ecclesiastical Law at the University of Trieste, will speak about the Orthodox Church and the revolution. The lecture will be introduced and moderated by Mauro Moretti, professor of Contemporary History at the University for Foreigners of Siena. Download here the program for more details.

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Florence in the Religious Crisis of the Sixteenth Century: the conference

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Our Institute is going to conclude the initiatives for the five hundredth anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation with an international conference, co-organized together with the University of Florence-SAGAS Department and the Medici Archive Project, and that will take place in Florence from the 23rd to the 25th of November 2017, with the participation of prominent Italian and foreign scholars. Download here the program for more details.

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Florence in the Religious Crisis of the Sixteenth Century: the eligible researchers

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Here is, in alphabetical order, the list of the young researchers eligible to participate as auditors to the international conference ‘Florence in the Religious Crisis of the Sixteenth Century. From the Death of Savonarola to the Coronation of Cosimo I’, that will take place in Florence next November 23rd to 25th 2017, with the intervention of renowned Italian and foreign scholars. Click here to see the complete list.

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‘Florence in the Religious Crisis of the Sixteenth Century’: the eligible researchers

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Here is, in alphabetical order, the list of the young researchers eligible to participate as auditors to the international conference ‘Florence in the Religious Crisis of the Sixteenth Century. From the Death of Savonarola to the Coronation of Cosimo I’, that will take place in Florence next November 23rd to 25th 2017, with the intervention of renowned Italian and foreign scholars. Click here to see the complete list.

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For and together with Gino Benzoni. Words and History

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On the occasion of the 80th year of age of prof. Gino Benzoni, tenured professor of History of Historiography at the University ‘Ca’ Foscari’ of Venice and Director of the Institute for the history of the Venetian society and state at the Cini Foundation of the same city, our Institute will organize in Florence a half-a-day conference next Friday 3rd November at 3.30 pm: renowned foreign and Italian scholars will outline the topics of his researches from the Sixties till today, having investigated the history of Venice in its multiple aspects. Download here the program for more details.

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