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Call for Applications: The Archives of the Holy See: an Introduction

Tuesday, October 15, 2019  

Winter Workshop

The Archives of the Holy See: an Introduction

Rome, 20–24 January 2020

The Sangalli Institute for the religious history and cultures of Florence is pleased to announce its first seminar on the Archives of the Holy See, which we be held in the third week of January 2020 in Rome. The key aim of the seminar is to introduce young scholars and students in Humanities to the main Archives of the Holy See, with special emphasis on the early modern and modern period, and how to access and use the documentation preserved therein. Students will be introduced to the history of the Papal Curia and its archives and will learn how to read and examine the different types of documents preserved in the most important archives of the Holy See.

This seminar will be particularly useful for any students enrolled in graduate programs in early modern and modern history, but also for archivists, museum curators, and scholars who are currently working on the history of Roman Catholicism from different points of view. The seminar will consist of monring lectures on fthe history of the Papal Curia, archival research, and palaeography. The afternoon sessions will be devoted to visit a select group of archives of the Holy See. The morning classes will include practical exercises and reading/comprehension of the documents.

For more information and application instructions, please see the attached flyer (PDF).

Deadline for applications: 1 December 2019.

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