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The Making of Jesuit Spaces in the Early Modern Period

 The Lure of Foundations and Experiences of Mobility:

 

The Making of Jesuit Spaces in the Early Modern period

19-20 October 2007

Maison Française d’Oxford

Convenors: Pierre-Antoine Fabre, Antonella Romano, Stéphane Van Damme

Friday 19 October 

2.00-5.30 pm

Session 1: Chair: Rebecca Earle, University of Warwick

Welcome and Introduction : Stéphane Van Damme et Antonella Romano

J. Michele Molina (Stanford University) Evangelization and Consolation Or Philosophy in the Mission Field

Patrick Goujon (Paris, Centre Sèvres) Surin entre ville et campagne : les enjeux de l’écriture missionnaire

Paul Cohen (University of Toronto) The Linguistic Learning Curve in Representation and Practice: Jesuit Missionaries and Amerindian Languages in New France, 17th-18th Centuries

 

Saturday 20 October

9.30-5.00 pm

Session 2: Chair Pietro Corsi (Linacre college, Oxford) tbc

Olwen Hufton (Merton College, Oxford )Money, men and the mission: integrating the jesuit college into their wider agenda

Aliocha Maldavski (Université de Paris X-Nanterre) Les jésuites italiens au seuil de la mission lointaine. Significations sociales de l’exil missionnaire dans la première moitié du 17e siècle

Paolo Bianchini (Università di Torino) Dimension locale, nationale et internationale dans l’expérience biographique et culturelle des jésuites à la fin du XVIII siècle

Session 3 : Chair : Noel Malcom (All Souls, Oxford)

Silvia Sebastiani (IISU, Florence) Enlightenment on America: Clavijero and the Scottish historical discourse

Stephane Van Damme (University of Warwick ) Between universalism and localism: Jesuit Scholars of Lyon and the Republic of Letters

Antonella Romano (European University Institute, Florence) Between universalism and localism: Jesuit Scholars of Rome and the Republic of Letters

 

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