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IRCI Rome Seminars

September 30, 2022

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The Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry at ACU's Rome Campus invites you to join the public seminar Unwounded World: A Marian Peace for our Shared Future to be held at ACU Rome Campus, October 5-6.

The seminar is part of the Annual IRCI Seminar Series that, since 2015, draws together international scholars to discuss critical questions in religion and theology from multidisciplinary perspectives.

 

Dedicated to the suffering of children, women and men in Mariupol, this symposium aspires to address the possibility of a future peaceful politics as a sign of the coming caring and unwounded democracy.

 

The complete program of the conference is available here. Registration is mandatory.

 

If you are interested in participating, you can follow the instructions available here.

Twelfth Annual REFORC Conference on Early Modern Christianity

September 30, 2022

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The Twelfth Annual REFORC Conference on Early Modern Christianity will be hosted by the KU Leuven and will take place May 11-13, 2023.

 

The topic for Plenary Lectures will be Early Modern Christianity, Economic Entrepreneurship, and Social Welfare, given by the following speakers: Wim Decock (UC Louvain), Nina Javette Koefoed (Aarhus University), Germano Maifreda (University of Milan), Brian P. Owensby (University of Virginia, History Department), Eleonora Rai (KU Leuven), Keith Stanglin (Heritage Christian University, Florence, AL).

 

The (in-person) conference is open to individual short paper presentations (20-minute presentations) and to thematic sessions of two or three short papers. Papers can focus on all disciplines related to Early Modern Christianity, ca. 1400-1700, such as philosophy, law, history, theology, etc., independent of the theme of the plenary papers.

 

It is also possible to attend the conference without giving a paper.

The deadline for submitting short papers is March 1, 2023. Registration ends on March 9.

Go here to register and submit your short paper proposal.

For all information about the conference, please visit the dedicated page on the REFORC website.

IRCI Rome Seminars

September 23, 2022

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The Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry at ACU's Rome Campus invites you to join the public lecture Moving or Fixed? Defining (the) Reformation in the First Global Age to be held by professor Nicholas Terpstra on September 29, 6 pm.

The lecture is part of the Annual IRCI Seminar Series that, since 2015, draws together international scholars to discuss critical questions in religion and theology from multidisciplinary perspectives.

The lecture will take place at the Australian Catholic University, Villa Maria Rome Campus, Largo Giovanni Berchet, 4, 00152 Rome.

 

Registration is mandatory. The lecture will be held in English; however, Italian simultaneous translation headsets will be available for attendees to use.

 

If you are interested in participating, you can follow the instructions available here.

Call for Applications. DREST

July 19, 2022

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31 Italian universities and research centres launched DREST, a national doctoral school in Religious Studies which offers 43 scholarships in 23 cities to both Italian and international fellows.

 

The program includes six curricular areas:

  • Buddhism and Religions of Asia

  • Christianity

  • Islam

  • Judaism

  • Law and Religion

  • Transdisciplinarity and Technological Frontier Research

The call for application is now open. Applicants must be in possession of either an Italian higher level degree (Laurea Specialistica under D.M. 509/99 or Laurea Magistrale under D.M. 270/04) or an Italian degree obtained prior to D.M. 509/99 or equivalent qualification obtained abroad. Deadline: 25/08/2022.

More details and information are available at the DREST website.