New Publication: ‘A Companion to Late Medieval & Early Modern Siena’, edited by Santa Casciani & Heather Richardson Hayton

This multi-disciplinary book presents chapters by prominent scholars on the powerful commune that birthed a pope, sheltered saints, built banking institutions that have thrived for nearly 1000 years, and nurtured vibrant communities of artists and intellectuals.

CFP: The World of St. Francis of Assisi (Siena, 17-19 July 2015)

Call for Papers: The World of St. Francis of Assisi (Siena, 17-10 July 2015) Deadline: 15 October 2014 When Jorge Bergoglio became the first pope to choose the name Francis, it served as a reminder of Francis of Assisi‚Äôs profound effect on the world in the eight centuries since his death. During his lifetime, FrancisContinue reading “CFP: The World of St. Francis of Assisi (Siena, 17-19 July 2015)”