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World of Jesuit Archives (WJA) is a collaborative project with Jesuit archives around the world and aims to raise awareness and appreciation of the documentary heritage of the Society of Jesus, the institutions responsible for the conservation of archival material, and the people involved in the management of the collections in which the Society’s history […]

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Jesuit Maps

Geohistory is the study of a double relation, of nature to man and of man to nature, the study of action and reaction, mixed, confused, repeated endlessly in the reality of each day.It is indeed the quality, the power of this effort that forces us to reverse the usual approach of the Geographer. Fernand Braudel,

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“You only torment and upset yourself”: Replies to a Restless Writer at the Turn of the Eighteenth Century, By Elisa Frei

“You only torment and upset yourself”: Replies to a Restless Writer at the Turn of the Eighteenth Century[1]   Elisa Frei Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies   Originally published: April 20, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.18     Introduction Ignatius of Loyola (c.1491–1556) founded the Society of Jesus in 1540 as an apostolic order, but from the

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May 2021: Webinar Hosted by the Bruno Kessler Foundation – Italian-German Historical Institute

On May 20, the Bruno Kessler Foundation – Italian-German Historical Institute hosts “Fonti gesuitiche per la storia della psicologia e dei saperi psicologici,” a free webinar on the history of psychology and psychological knowledge through Jesuit sources. Speakers include Marina Massimi, Emanuele Colombo, and Claudio Ferlan.   The virtual event takes place May 20 from

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Engaging Sources, Introduction

Engaging Sources: The Tradition and Future of Collecting History in the Society of Jesus Introduction Cristiano Casalini, Emanuele Colombo, and Seth Meehan   One of the main reasons for the continued expansion of Jesuit studies is the richness and unequaled organization of the sources that the Society has preserved throughout the centuries. A practice of recordkeeping—of

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The Forgotten Jesuits: The Society of Jesus in the Duchy of Modena; Between Archival Memory and New Research Trends, by David Salomoni

The Forgotten Jesuits: The Society of Jesus in the Duchy of Modena; Between Archival Memory and New Research Trends   David Salomoni Universidade de Lisboa   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.15     Introduction: The Global Goes Glocal In his recent work on pre-suppression Jesuit schools, Paul Grendler brings to light the impressive

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Jesuit Libraries in the Old and the New Society of Jesus as a Historiographical Theme, by Noël Golvers

Jesuit Libraries in the Old and the New Society of Jesus as a Historiographical Theme   Noël Golvers KU Leuven   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.07     Beginning with the spread of Christianity in late antiquity, the clergy became one of the social groups that collected books—classical pre-Christian and Christian titles alike—not

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A Jesuit Culture of Records?: The Society of Jesus, the Life Cycle of Administrative Documents, and the Late Medieval and Early Modern History of Bureaucratic Information, by Markus Friedrich

A Jesuit Culture of Records?: The Society of Jesus, the Life Cycle of Administrative Documents, and the Late Medieval and Early Modern History of Bureaucratic Information   Markus Friedrich Universität Hamburg   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.06     Prologue: A Broader Point This essay is part of a broader agenda. Together with

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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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Engaging Sources (2019)

The Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies hosted its fifth annual International Symposium on Jesuit Studies in June 2019 at Boston College. The theme for the event was “Engaging Sources: The Tradition and Future of Collecting History in the Society of Jesus.” The keynote address was delivered by Simon Ditchfield of York University. The program featured

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