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Lectures and Conferences

Public Görres Lecture: Christian Handschuh speaks about Passau and Rome

Thema: "Ein Hauch von Rom: Klostergründungen und Pilgerwege im Bistum Passau im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert"

Dr Christian Handschuh is Professor of Church History and Christian Identities at the Catholic Faculty of the University of Passau.

The lecture will take place as part of the conference "Rome as Sacred Topography from the Middle Ages to Modern Times" (at RIGG, 23-25 March).

Location. Aula Pope Benedict XVI (Campo Santo Teutonico)

Start: 6 pm

For participation via Zoom please contact  Stefan Heid.



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Roman Notes & From the Institute

Christian Hannick speaks about byzantin hymns

Prof. Dr. Christian Hannick (Würzburg) will give a lecture on 23 March at 4 pm at the Oriental Institut in Rome on the topic of “L’innografia bizantina come componente della liturgia. Problemi della ricerca filologica e musicologica”.


From around the world

Lectures of Ignacia Garcia Lascurain Bernstorff in Berlin and Rome

14th February, 7.30 pm: "Die Johanniter: drei Momente im Werden einer katholischen Hospitalgemeinschaft auf dem Gebiet des heutigen Erzbistums Berlin", Lecture at the Diocesan Historical Society in the Archbishopric of Berlin - Parish of Holy Family, Wichertstr. 23, 10439 Berlin.
23rd February, 6 pm: "Raíz romana de la pintura sacra de Juan Cordero" - Talk with the Director of the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas of the Universidad Autónoma de México, Angélica Velázquez Guadarrma, and with the Mexican Ambassador to the Holy See, Alberto Barranco - via Zoom (Link).