Forthcoming Events

The French Institute, through Campus France, has announced a competition for the awarding of several research scholarships for doctoral students and/or graduates of Pontifical Universities to fund a stay in France (ranging from 1 to 3 months, from August to December 2024).
Applications are open until May 22.  
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Tuesday, May 7th, 2024 (at 3:00 PM, Álvaro del Portillo auditorium), an afternoon study session on The Thought of Positivity took place.
Professor Juan Andrés Mercado moderated the interventions on Thinking Joy by Isabella Guanzini from the University of Linz; Thinking Hope by Professor Elena Colombetti; and Thinking Trust by Professor Juan Narbona. This was followed by theatrical readings curated by Sara Lorusso.
On April 18th and 19th, 2024 (at 8:45 am, in the Aula Magna Giovanni Paolo II), the Conference "Tolkien: The Relevance of Myth" was held, organized by the International Study Forum "Poetics & Christianity" of the School of Communication.
The organizers wrote: "The fiftieth anniversary of the death of J.R.R. Tolkien urges us to reflect not only on the importance of one of the greatest authors of the 20th century but also on the enduring relevance of myth in today's world. The epic tale of The Lord of the Rings (1954-55) was a multi-layered imaginative explosion - anthropological, linguistic, even
The Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, in order to mitigate as much as possible the economic effects of the increase in the mandatory contribution for enrollment in the National Health Service (SSN), has entered into an agreement with the company EUROP Assistance (via EXE Insurance Broker), which offers its students from non-EU countries who wish to join, an insurance coverage useful also for obtaining a residence permit.
The policy can be taken out starting from Monday, April 15, 2024. The cost is € 250.00 annually. The information page with all the
On April 12th and 13th, 2024, the expert meeting of the Research Group 'Towards a Theology of Evangelization' took place. The meeting aimed to highlight how mutations in the image of God represent one of the main issues of interest for a theology of evangelization. Presentation by the organizers: In his essay 'Afternoon of Christianity,' Tomas Halík states that "sometimes, people sitting in the same pew in church profess the same creed but have very different ideas of God." It is necessary to examine these "images," starting with those presented to us by Sacred Scripture throughout the historical span of salvation,
On Friday, April 12th, 2024 (at 9:30 a.m., Álvaro del Portillo Auditorium), upon the initiative of the School of Communication and the ISCOM Association, the Study Day was held - valid for the continuous professional development of journalists - on the topic "Information and the other 'powers'."
Among the issues addressed will be political information, freedom of speech and enterprise, the right to report and criticize, and human dignity. For further information
On April 10th and 11th, 2024 (at 8:45 am, in the Aula Magna Giovanni Paolo II), the 28th Study Conference of the School of Canon Law was held on the theme Criminal Justice in the Church: Victim Protection and Defendant Guarantees.
During the conference, truly pivotal themes were addressed, such as the presumption of innocence, the status of the victim in canonical criminal proceedings, and the concept of due process of law applied to the canonical sphere. On the other hand, apparently "peripheral" topics were also studied, including the capacity of the defendant, cognitive biases, the effect of state penal judgments
Tuesday, April 9, 2024, took place an University Orientation Day for university students and 4th and 5th-year high school students, featuring presentations by Prof. Riccardo MANZOTTI from IULM. Digital thought and human thought: an ontological issue?  Morning Session. From Plato to Chat GPT: How to meet the challenge of artificial intelligence? Afternoon Session. FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS:  from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Presentation of specialized degrees in Philosophy offered by 7 Italian Universities. FOR 4TH AND 5TH-YEAR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS:  from 3.00 pm to 6:00 pm. Designing the future: career paths and opportunities. Participation in the event allows free
On Tuesday, April 9th, 2024 (at 3 p.m., Benedict XVI Auditorium), the Research Group on Relational Ontology (ROR) organized the Seminar Re-Thinking the Filioque: Post-Modern Quaestio Disputata on an Ecumenical Proposal.
Khaled Anatolios, dean of the School of Theology of the University of Notre Dame, presided and was present, among others, Msgr. Andrea Palmieri, of the Dicastery for Christian Unity. Faced with the ecumenical proposal that the Seminar proposed, various perspectives were illustrated.


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