Conferences and Seminars

The Sangalli Institute for the history and religious cultures an institution whose aim is to study historical and religious topics in a long-period perspective, from Middle Ages to the present age, but concerning also some particular aspects of more distant eras.
Its interests, apart from Christianity, are intended to establish useful and necessary comparisons with other religions and cultures, particularly when they were interacting in a same territory or age.

Its aim is also to enrich those topics with the contributions of other disciplines, like for instance theology and philosophy, literature and history of the language, history of law and economy, arts and architecture and so on.

For these purposes, the Institute establishes partnerships with public and private institutions, promoting some common plans of researches and financially supporting the works of some young scholars.

Therefore, the Sangalli Institute deals with those topics using any possible means of communication, like:

  • conferences
  • discussions on books
  • lectures
  • seminars
  • congresses

Though the Institute is essentially a research institution, its purpose is to organize and participate to some occasions of public thinking over the topics related to the inter-confessional and inter-religious dialogue, opened to a larger and less specialized public.

‘Baldassarre Turini between the Tuscany of the Medici and the Rome of Raphael. Politics, arts and religious reformation, 1513-1543’. International conference, Rome 28th-29th October 2021

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In collaboration with the Commitee for the celebration of the centenary of Raphael, the University for foreigners of Siena and the Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, under the auspices of the Papal…

‘Religions and Citizenship’: I° course for school teachers, Florence 28th-29th August 2020

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We re-start our activities in presence with an intensive course addressed to secondary school teachers of the Tuscany Region, within the project 'Training to know, knowing to live together. Religions…

Goethe and Islam

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On Friday 28th February 2020, at 6 pm, our Institute will host the launch of the book by Francesca Bocca-Aldaqre and Pietrangelo Buttafuoco 'Sotto il suo passo nascono i fiori.…

Jewish Siena in the Early Modern Age

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On Thursday 27th February 2020, from 9 am, a conference dedicated to the Sienese Jewish life during the early modern history will take place in Siena. Divided between the local…

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