Domestic Devotions

Domestic Devotions

The Place of Piety in the Italian Renaissance Home

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Day 1: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800

It was with great excitement that the team gathered this summer for the start of our three-day conference Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World. With speakers travelling from around the world to Cambridge, we were relieved to be able to welcome them to the city on a beautiful sunny day. Our call for papers… (read more)

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The Domestic Devotion of Siberian Criminals

Born in 1981 in Transnistria, an independent, though unrecognized state between Ukraine and Moldova, Nicolai Lilin moved to Italy in 2004. He now works as a tattooist in Turin and is an acclaimed novelist. His stories of criminals and tattoos have captured the imagination of Italian readers and have been translated into several languages. The… (read more)

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Domestic Devotions Takes On Oxford

Last week our project team had the pleasure of travelling to Oxford to present our progress on Domestic Devotions to a joint meeting of the university’s Early Modern Catholicism Network and Early Modern World seminars. In order to give a more comprehensive view of the various components of our project, each of the Post-Doctoral Research… (read more)

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Domestic Devotions Day

On a crisp and clear Autumn day in September, our team welcomed eleven speakers and an invited audience of scholars to the beautiful setting of the Upper Hall in Jesus College, for a day of intellectual exploration and exchange. Many of our guests had  journeyed from across Europe, some even crossing the Atlantic, in order… (read more)

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Enduring Beliefs at the Museo Archeologico in Perugia

In July 2000, the Museo Archeologico in Perugia opened a permanent exhibition of amulets collected by Giovanni Bellucci (1844-1921), a scientist and researcher who had been the Museum’s director for many years. In the first decades of the twentieth century, while Bellucci was running his investigation on the popular beliefs and religious practices of rural… (read more)

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