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Early Modern Jesuit Writing of History as an Inspiration for Central European Historians before 1773, by Jakub Zouhar

Early Modern Jesuit Writing of History as an Inspiration for Central European Historians before 1773   Jakub Zouhar[1] Univerzita Hradec Králové   Originally published: April 20, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.23     Introduction The phenomenon of early modern Jesuit historiography and its influence on other scholars in central Europe is of wider than regional importance. Nevertheless, the […]

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Jesuit Science in America: The Bulletin of the American Association of Jesuit Scientists (1922–66), by Francisco Malta Romeiras

Jesuit Science in America: The Bulletin of the American Association of Jesuit Scientists (1922–66)   Francisco Malta Romeiras Universidade de Lisboa   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.24     Introduction In August 1922, a group of teachers from East Coast colleges and universities established the American Association of Jesuit Scientists. Although it was

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From Tintype to Twitter: Photography at the Irish Jesuit Archives, by Damien Burke

From Tintype to Twitter: Photography at the Irish Jesuit Archives[1]   Damien Burke Irish Archives of the Society of Jesus   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.09     Introduction Photographs are fragile objects: physically, they are easily torn, discolored, and mislaid; digitally, the advent of smartphones with the maelstrom of social media means

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Between Identity and History: Giovanni Antonio Valtrino and His Vocazioni meravigliose alla Compagnia di Gesù, by Irene Gaddo

Between Identity and History: Giovanni Antonio Valtrino and His Vocazioni meravigliose alla Compagnia di Gesù   Irene Gaddo Università del Piemonte Orientale, Vercelli   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.03     Introduction Giovanni Antonio Valtrino (1556–1601) began to assemble his Vocazioni meravigliose alla Compagnia (Marvelous vocations to the Society)[1] just after he entered

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February 2020: Program for 2020 International Symposium on Jesuit Studies, “Engaging the World: The Jesuits and Their Presence in Global History”

Because of the continuing threat of the coronavirus and various health and safety restrictions, the 2020 International Symposium was originally delayed to June 2021 before being cancelled in its entirety. Below is the original program for the event as scheduled for June 2020.   The Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies, together with its co-organizer Brotéria, is very

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July 2019: The Oxford Handbook of the Jesuits Now Available in Print

Edited by Ines G. Županov, The Oxford Handbook of the Jesuits is now available in print. The 40 chapters were previously only available online. Bibliographical citations for the book and the chapters are included within the Jesuit Online Bibliography.   By focusing on the Jesuits, “one of the first institutions with a truly ‘global’ reach, in practice

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