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November 2021: Ricci Institute Moves to Boston College, Calls for Fellowship Applications

The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History has relocated from the University of San Francisco to Boston College. The institute’s new website is: https://www.bc.edu/ricci   The Ricci Institute has also issued a call for fellowships, including for its doctoral and Luce Postdoctoral programs.   The doctoral program is open to all doctoral candidates who have completed all course work and […]

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March 2021: Macau Ricci Institute Hosts Lecture on the Jesuit Adoption of Neo-Confucianism

The Macau Ricci Institute hosts a new MRI Public Forum led Thierry Meynard S.J., on “From Confucius to Zhu Xi: the adoption of Neo-Confucianism by the Jesuit François Noël in his Philosophia Sinica (1711)”. The lecture takes place on March 17, 18:30-20:00.   According to the Macau Ricci Institute, Jesuits in China since the time of

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January 2021: Call for Applications — Summer Fellowships at the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History

The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History at the University of San Francisco welcomes applications for its two fellowship programs in the summer of 2021. The application deadline for both programs is February 28.   The institute’s three-month Doctoral Research Fellowships are open to scholars “who have completed all course work and have defined their specific

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June 2020: “Ricci Scholars’ Study” Summer Program

The first “Ricci Scholars’ Study,” organized by the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History at the University of San Francisco, takes place on June 18, 2020, from 9:00–10:15 p.m. (PDT). This online presentation will be led by M. Antoni J. Ucerler, S.J., the institute’s director, speaking on “The Samurai & the Cross: Japanese & Chinese Sources on

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December 2019: Call for Applications — Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program at the Ricci Institute

The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History at the University of San Francisco welcomes applications for its Luce Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships for the summer of 2020. The application deadline is January 8, 2020.   Post-doctoral applicants–including researchers and junior faculty members–are invited to submit proposals that would use the vast archival collections at the Ricci Institute

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March 2019: New Publication of Ricci’s Letters from China

The Beijing Center has recently published a collection of letters written by Matteo Ricci (1552-1610). Only 54 letters survive from the vast correspondence Ricci kept while living as a Jesuit missionary in China. During his time in China, Ricci, according to the center, “created the first European-style world map in Chinese, introduced Euclidean geometry to

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November 2018: New Issue of the Journal of the Macau Ricci Institute

The third issue of the Journal of the Macau Ricci Institute is now available. (See an earlier news story about the launch of this bi-annual publication and another story about the availability of its second issue.)   The contents of this issue include: Leader: “Education for the Common Good” – Stephan Rothlin Society: “The Ideal of Junzi Leadership and

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June 2018: New Issue Available of the Journal of the Macau Ricci Institute

The second issue of the Journal of the Macau Ricci Institute is now available. (See an earlier news story about the launch of this bi-annual publication.)   The contents of this issue include: Leader: “Transforming Homo Economicus” – Stephan Rothlin Society: “Laudato Si’: Mobilising Christian Faith and Practice for Environmental Responsibility” – Dennis Patrick McCann

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November 2017: New Publication: Journal of the Macau Ricci Institute

The Macau Ricci Institute has launched a new, bi-annual publication — the Journal of the Macau Ricci Institute.   Dedicated as a “Journal of Moral Leadership, Social Innovation and Comparative Spirituality,” the Journal of the Macau Ricci Institute is edited by Stephan Rothlin and co-edited by Dennis P. McCann and Mike J. Thompson. Thierry Meynard is the associate

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November 2017: Fellowships Available at the Ricci Institute

The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History at the University of San Francisco welcomes applications for two types of fellowships for the summer of 2018.   The fellowships facilitate and promote research of the history of Chinese-Western cultural exchange and/or the history of Christianity in China. “Topics of enquiry may include,” according to the institute’s website, “Chinese-Western cultural

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