In Honor of Letizia Panizza

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In Honor of Letizia Panizza

Organized by Prof. Simone Testa (ISI Florence), in collaboration with other scholars, the one-day symposium in honor of Letizia Panizza took place on May 11, 2018 at the Institute of Modern Languages Research of London, UK.  It gathered researchers of History, English, Modern Languages, and Philosophy, from a variety of national and international institutions, including RHUL,

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Miniskirts and Burkas

In the recently published book “Dalla Minigonna al Burqa?” (San Paolo publisher), three women of different religions – Judaism (Shulamit Furstenberg-Levi), Christianity (Rita Torti) and Islam (Sumaya Abdel Qader), respond to five questions pertaining to the relationship between their religion and women: the questions touch on the marginality of women in religion; the attitude of

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Moggi, the Florentine Jesuit Architect who Traveled to China

The commemoration of Ferdinando Bonaventura Moggi, artist and Jesuit missionary (Florence 1684 – Beijing 1761) took place on May 22, 2018 inside Santa Croce (Florence): a symbolic church for Christianity and a pantheon of Italian history and culture. With an abundance of observations, Prof. Claudio Strinati (video) presented the volume “Ferdinando Moggi (1684-1761) Architetto e

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