Seminar Translating and Connecting Worlds: Video Now Available

The video of the ReIReS international online research seminar Translating and Connecting Worlds. Missionary Sources, Religious Diversity and Cultural Pluralism. Experiences from the Past, organized by CNR-ISEM, is now available.

The seminar aimed to highlight and analyze the paramount importance of religious archives and sources connected to the activities of religious orders (in particular of the orders engaged in early modern and modern missions), for the study of several branches of modern cultural history.

With contributions of:

Alexandra Curvelo (IHA – NOVA FCSH, Lisbon): The Christian Mission in Early Modern Japan through the lens of an Art Historian
Linda Zampol D’Ortia (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice): Tracing Feelings on Paper: Emotions in early modern Jesuit missions in Asia
Ana Carolina Hosne (National Council for Scientific Research – CONICET, Argentina): The question of “barbarism” in the Jesuit missions, from Asia to Spanish
America (16th-18th centuries)
Angelo Cattaneo (CNR ISEM – Scientific Convenor): Early Modern Missions and the Creation of the First Global System of Connected Languages. The case of the Portuguese Padroado
Sabrina Corbellini (University of Groningen): Discussant

The seminar was attended by 46 participants.