After the pause due to the pandemic, here is the sixth edition of our international workshop for young researchers, that will take place in Florence from the 25th to the 27th of October 2023, and during which they will have the opportunity to discuss their scientific topics with renowned Italian and foreign scholars. ‘Empires and Religions: how religious factors have innervated, justified and contributed to their rise and fall (1450-1850)’, that’s the focus of the workshop. Download here the program for more details.
From Monday 22nd to Friday 26th May the second summer workshop organized by our Institute in order to facilitate a deepen knowledge of the archives of some important Roman noble families (Caetani, Colonna, Doria Pamphilj, Massimo and Orsini), 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 renowned scholars in history and history of art. There will be also guided tours to the archives and the art galleries of the above mentioned families. A new occasion addressed to young and older scholars of various disciplines (history, history of art and architecture) in order to support the historical research and the enhancement of the ecclesiastical documentary heritage. Download here the program for more details.
Here we are with the spring 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, Francesca Campigli and Laura Fenelli. During the next months of April, May and June 2023, the recent books by Marco Papasidero, Francesca Perugi and Serena Di Nepi will be launched and discussed. Download here the program for more details.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In collaboration with the Pontificia Università Gregoriana, on Thursday 5th May 2022 at 3 pm, a conference on the synodal pathways and on the ecclesial collegiality from the first centuries of the Christianity to the contemporary era will take place in Rome, at the Gregoriana. Download here the program for more details.