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Slaveholding and Jesuit Recordkeeping in the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus, 1717–1867, by Elsa B. Mendoza

Slaveholding and Jesuit Recordkeeping in the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus, 1717–1867   Elsa B. Mendoza Georgetown University   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.11     On November 5, 1755, Nanny, a woman enslaved by the Maryland Jesuits, gave birth to a boy named John at Bohemia plantation. The records show […]

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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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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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January 2020: Jesuit Studies Presentations at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting

The 134th annual meeting of the American Historical Association (January 3–6 in New York, NY) features the following panels and presentations, among others, related to the field of Jesuit Studies:   Panel: Transnational Ties of Jesuits in the United States (link) Chair: Kelly L. Schmidt, Loyola University Chicago Papers: “Reclaiming Catholics: The Image of the

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December 2019: Research seminar and book presentation on the Jesuits in the Low Countries

On December 18, KADOC-KU Leuven, in collaboration with the Jesuitica project of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies and individual researchers at KU Leuven, hosts a research seminar on the “Jesuit in the Low Countries.” A full program for the event appears online and below. The event will also mark the publication of The Survival

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October 2019: Sangelli Institute Hosts International Workshop on Education and Culture

A three-day workshop begins October 2 at the Istituto Sangalli in Florence. The event features a number of scholars from around the world to present on the topic “Entangled Knowledges: Education and Culture in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (XIIIth-XIXth C).”   This is the fifth international workshop hosted by the Istituto Sangalli, allowing emerging scholars

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May 2019: Conference on Pietro Pirri in Rome

On May 10 in Rome, the Archivio Storico Provincia Euro-Mediterranea della Compagnia di Gesù hosts a scholarly conference on the late Jesuit historian Pietro Pirri (1881–1969). Other sponsoring institutions include the Archivum Romanum Societatis Iesu and the Centro Studi Giuseppe Gioachino Belli.   The event, featuring six presentations by seven experts, is entitled “‘Una vita unicamente dedicata

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March 2018: Jesuit Studies Presentations at the Renaissance Society of America Conference

The Renaissance Society of America annual conference, held in New Orleans from March 22-24, features several presentations related to the field of Jesuit Studies. Summaries of some of the presentations appear below.   More information about the conference and the RSA can be found at: http://www.rsa.org/     “‘We Must Stop This Snaking Plague!’: Jesuits and

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