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Migrations in Italy during the Middle Ages

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On Thursday 16th March 2023, at 5.30 pm, in the Institute headquarters, the launch of Ermanno Orlando’s ‘Medioevo migratorio. Mobilità, contatti e interazioni in Italia nei secoli V-XV’, il Mulino 2022, will take place. Franco Franceschi and Giuliano Pinto, University of Florence, will discuss about the fusions, the interactions and the contaminations among peoples and civilizations, on a long period of time, from the North to the South of the Italian peninsula, and for a large variety of reasons: conquest, illnesses, economic difficulties, trading, religion and study. Download the program for more details.

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Archives and Nobility: a workshop on the archives of the great noble Roman families

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Here is the call for application of the summer workshop organized in Rome by our Institute to propitiate the approach of the young scholars in History, Art History and Architecture, Archival and Library Studies, and Museology, to the knowledge and the use of the archives of some great noble Roman families, through lectures and workshops held by renowned scholars who have attended them and deeply know them, and through guided tours to the Archives of the Caetani, Colonna, Doria Pamphilj, Massimo and Orsini families. During the last week of the next month of May 2023, a selected group of researchers will be guided to the comprehension of the documents, together with the knowledge of the archives and the art collections of those families. The deadline for the application is next 31st March 2023. For information and costs download here.

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The Archives of the Holy See and the Roman Catholicism: II° Winter Workshop, Rome 23rd-27th January 2023

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From Monday 23rd to Friday 27th January 2023 the second winter workshop organized by our Institute in order to facilitate a deepen knowledge of the archives of the Holy See and of the documents preserved therein will take place in Rome, at the Sala Erba inside the Barnabite complex of S. Carlo ai Catinari. The lectures will be held by professors Benedetta Albani, Giorgio Caravale, Luca Codignola, Serena Di Nepi and Vitale Zanchettin. The workshops on the documents will be entrusted to Dr. Enrico Flaiani. And there will be guided tours to the following archives: Archivio di Stato di Roma; Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith; Fabbrica di San Pietro; Penitenzieria Apostolica and de Propaganda Fide. A new occasion addressed to young and older scholars of various disciplines in order to support the historical research and the enhancement of the ecclesiastical documentary heritage. Download here the inauguration poster.

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The ‘Sangalli Institute Award for the Religious History 2022’: the merit ranking

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The merit ranking of the ‘Sangalli Institute Award for the Religious History 2022’ (two winners)

  1. Paola Pizzi (primo premio)
  2. Fabio Arlati (secondo premio)
  3. Vincenzo Tedesco
  4. Caterina Lubrano
  5. Marco Iacovella
  6. Andrea Pintimalli
  7. Louise Bonvalet
The Committee has judged worth of serious attention all the applications. The selection was managed by asking a detailed referee to the members of the Committee specialist in every single scientific areas. Then, the Committee has fulfilled a second turn of selection, compiling the above quoted merit ranking.

The reasons for peace. Two thoughts upon Catholicism and Orthodoxy

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On Thursday 15th December 2022, at 5.30 pm, in our Institute headquarters, don Alfredo Jacopozzi, the delegate for the interreligious dialogue of the Florence Archdiocese, and Marcello Garzaniti, full professor of Slavic Culture and Orthodoxy at the University of Florence, will talk about the difficult situation caused by the Ukrainian war, debating the different positions on it of the Church of Rome and the Orthodox Churches, and especially focusing on the reasons for peace that Christianism in any case should support and strongly protect. Together with a musical performance by some students of the Scuola di musica di Fiesole, it will be also the occasion to wish each other a Merry Christmas. Download here for more details.

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Domestic Devotions and Sculpture in the Renaissance Florentine Houses

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On Wednesday 23rd November 2022, at 5.30 pm, in the Institute headquarters, the launch of Alessandra Giannotti’s ‘Sculture in terracotta. Devozione nella casa fiorentina del Rinascimento’, Leo S. Olschki 2021, will take place. Carlo Sisi and Bruce Edelstein will discuss about the individual and familiar devotions in Renaissance Florence, in relations with their ‘objects’, specifically the terracotta sculptures; about their artistic and religious commission and about the attention with which the collectors during the following years have helped the preservation of those artistic objects. Download the program for more details.

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Religious Relations, Conflicts and Mobilities from Middle Ages to the Contemporary Era – Autumn Program

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Here we are with the autumn series of online launches entitled ‘Religious relations, conflicts and mobilities from Middle Ages to the Contemporary Era’, organized by our former scholarship owners Matteo Binasco, Laura Fenelli and Maria Chiara Rioli. During the months of November and December, the recent books by David Salomoni, Alessandro Santagata and Giovanna Fiume will be launched and discussed. Download here the program for more details.

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The Archives of the Holy See and of the Roman Catholicism: lectures, workshops, guided tours

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Here is the call for application of the second winter seminar organized by our Institute to to propitiate the approach of the young scholars in Humanities to the knowledge and the use of the archives of the Holy See and of the Roman Catholicism, through lectures and workshops held by renowned scholars who have attended them and deeply know them, and through guided tours to the State Archives of Rome, and to the Archives of the Congregation for the doctrine of the faith, Propaganda Fide, Apostolic Penitentiary and Fabbrica di San Pietro. During the last week of the next month of January 2023, a selected group of researchers will be guided to the comprehension of the papal documents, together with the knowledge of the archives they are stored in. The deadline for the application is next 30th November 2022. For information and costs download here.

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‘Sangalli Institute Award for the Religious History 2022’

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Here is the eighth edition of the ‘Sangalli Institute Award for the Religious History’, in collaboration with the Department of University and Research of the Municipality of Florence, with a judging board composed of renowned Italian and Foreign scholars. 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 2022.

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The religious freedom in Italy

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On Thursday 5th May 2022, we are among the patrons of a conference on the religious freedom which will take place in the Sala delle Conferenze of the Camera dei deputati in Rome. The conference, organized together with many others universities especially from Tuscany, will gathered leaders of religions and religious confessions, discussing together on a subject that our Institute has faced and deepened during the last years. Download here for more details.

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