Claudio Ferlan

  • Researcher
  • History of Christianity
  • Religious History
  • Food History

Since 2008 (2011 full-time) Researcher at the Bruno Kessler Foundation, Italian German Historical Institute.

2019 (September-December) Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies,  Boston College. Research project: “Food and Jesuits in the Atlantic World (16th-19th Century).”

28.03.2017/28.03.2023 National Academic Qualification as Associate Professor (Religious History).

2018 (May-June) Fellowship Max Planck Institut for European Legal History für Rechtsgeschichte, Frankfurt am Main. Research project: “Diccionario Histórico de Derecho Canónico en Hispanoamérica y Filipinas. Siglos XVI – XVIII.”

2017 (June-December) FBK Mobility Program, University of California – Berkeley, research project “Sins from two Worlds. Drunkenness and Gluttony in the Catholic Missionary Culture (16th-19th Centuries)”.

2016 (maggio-luglio)  FBK Mobility Program, École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (CéSor – Centre d’études en sciences sociales du religieux), Paris research project “Sins form two worlds. Drunkenness and Gluttony in the Jesuit missionary culture (16th-17th Centuries)”

2014-2016 Adjunct Professor : History of Historiography (Atlantic History, Food History), University of Trent

2013 (January-February) Fellowship Max Planck Institute for Legal History, Frankfurt am Main, research project „Den Glauben „sagen”. Prediger und Lehrer an den Grenzen des habsburgischen Reiches. „Neue“ und „alte“ Welt in vergleichender Perspektive“ (Preachers and Teachers at the borders of Habsburg Empire. A comparative history) .

2012-2014 Adjunct Professor, Church History, Corso Superiore di Scienze Religiose

2007 PhD Early Modern History, University of Trieste

2003 Degree in Church History, University of Trieste.

1999 Degree in Law, University of Trieste.

 

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Publications (Selection)

 

Books

Sbornie sacre, sbornie profane. L’ubriachezza dal Vecchio al Nuovo Mondo, il Mulino, 2018.

I gesuiti, il Mulino, 2015 (translated into Portuguese, 2018)

José de Acosta. Missionario, scienziato, umanista, Il Sole 24 Ore, 2014.

Dentro e fuori le aule. La Compagnia di Gesù a Gorizia e nell’Austria interna (secoli XVI-XVII), il Mulino, 2012.

 

Edited Books

M. Catto – C. Ferlan (edd), I gesuiti e i papi, il Mulino, 2016.

C. Ferlan (ed), Eusebio Francesco Chini e il suo tempo. Una riflessione storica, FBK Press 2012.

 

Articles and Chapters

Prácticas de piedad (DCH) (Practices of Piety (DCH)), in «Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series», 2019

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3332999

Cibo sacro. Questioni alimentari nella storia delle religioni, in «Annali dell’Istituto storico italo-germanico in Trento», 44, 2018, 2, pp. 183-204.

Ayuno Eclesiástico (DCH) (The Ecclesiastical Fast (DCH), in «Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series», 2018-19

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3260582

Ivresse et gourmandise dans la culture missionnaire jésuite. Entre bière et maté (XVIe-XVIIe siècles), in « Archives de Sciences Sociales des religions », 62, 178, 2017, pp. 257-278.

https://www.cairn.info/revue-archives-de-sciences-sociales-des-religions-2017-2-page-257.htm?contenu=resume#