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September 2021: Fall Season of Jesuit Studies Cafés Announced

The Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies has announced the hosts and themes for the Fall 2021 Jesuit Studies Cafés. The series of informal, remote discussions with the world’s preeminent scholars working on the history, spirituality, and educational heritage of the Society of Jesus presents unique opportunities to learn more about the newest and most interesting scholarship in […]

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Pedro de Ribadeneira and the Use of Sources: Critical History and Hagiography in the Early Society of Jesus, by Robert Scully, S.J.

Pedro de Ribadeneira and the Use of Sources: Critical History and Hagiography in the Early Society of Jesus   Robert E. Scully, S.J. Le Moyne College   Originally published: April 20, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.02     Where can and should one draw the line between fact and fiction, norms and ideals, history and hagiography? The

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Knowledge and Personal Expectancies: Jesuit Intellectual Culture and Missionary Experience in the Early Jesuit Province of New Spain, by Hugo Zayas-González

Knowledge and Personal Expectancies: Jesuit Intellectual Culture and Missionary Experience in the Early Jesuit Province of New Spain   Hugo Zayas-González Central Michigan University   Originally published: April 20, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.28     On October 28, 1575, Superior General Everard Mercurian (in office 1573–80) explained to Antonio Cordeses, provincial of Aragon, that his decision

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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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October 2020: Online Conference — Empires connectés. Les missionnaires comme agents impériaux

On October 15 and 16, the Université de Bretagne-Sud hosts a virtual conference examining missionaries of 16th to the 19th centuries. Hélène Vu Thanh, of the Université de Bretagne-Sud, is the conference organizer.   “Empires connectés. Les missionnaires comme agents impériaux (XVIe-XIXe siècles)” [Connecting Empires. Missionaries as Agents of Empire, 16th-19th c.] features fourteen presentations over the two-day

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July 2020: New Historiographical Essay on Jesuit Travel

David Salomoni, a postdoctoral researcher at the Project RUTTER—Making the Earth Global, has published “Jesuits on Board: A Reasoned Bibliography on the Early Modern Jesuit Trans-Oceanic Sailing Experiences.” The essay appears as the third installment of the RUTTER: Technical Notes, an open-access serial publication covering topics as diverse as the research activities of the RUTTER

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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 2019: Presentations on Jesuit Studies at the AHA Conference

The 2019 annual meeting of the American Historical Association, taking place in Chicago, January 3-6, features panels, papers, and a poster on Jesuit Studies.   Information about those relevant presentations appears below. To learn more about the AHA meeting, please visit: https://www.historians.org/annual-meeting     Saturday, January 5, 2019: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM Panel: Jesuit Imagination, Strategy, and

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