February 2020: Call for Applications — Archives of the Religious Orders in Rome



The Istituto Sangalli in Florence welcomes applications for a weeklong seminar on the central archives of religious orders in Rome. Held in June 2020, this workshop will “focus on the archives of some important religious orders and on their materials, providing especially, but non only, to young scholars in Humanities a new perspective on global Catholicism from the early-modern period until the contemporary age.” It will offer a multi-disciplinary examination of “the role played by the religious orders and their impact from an historical, ethno-anthropological and art historical point of view, and on a global scale.”

 

The workshop takes place from June 22-26 in Rome. It will visit the following archives

1) Historical Archives of the Franciscan Friars
2) General Archives of the Capuchin Friars
3) Archivum Romanum Societatis Iesu
4) General Archives of the Missionaries of saint Charles Borromeo (Scalabrinians)
5) Central Archives of the Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (Combonians)

 

It will feature lectures on the following topics — Introduction to Archival Research in Rome; The Historical Archives of the Franciscan Friars: Brief History and Structure; Archival Research in the General Archives of the Capuchin Friars; The Archivum Romanum Societatis Iesu: Brief History and Structure; Archival Research in the General Archives of the Missionaries of saint Charles Borromeo (Scalabrinians); Archival Research in the Central Archives of the Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (Combonians); Laboratories on Manuscripts & Documents: Language, Scripts, Conventions, Dating & Documentary Typologies.

 

Applications are due March 31, 2020. More information is available at the institute’s website and at https://www.istitutosangalli.it/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Summer-workshop-archives-religious-orders.pdf