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Studies on Luigi Giussani for the centenary of his birth (1922-2005)

27 January 2021

The Faculty of Theology of Lugano, after organizing the December 2017 Conference on “Luigi Giussani: Theological Itinerary and Ecumenical Openness,” has as of December 18, 2020, taken on the role of international research hub in preparation for the centenary of the birth of Luigi Giussani (1922-2005). They issued a Call for Papers for academics, that they might offer their own contribution, starting from their own areas of research, with the goal of publishing one or more books before the end of 2022, divided into the various disciplines indicated in the call.




“Giussani: A Generative Thought”

We are happy to notify you of the following events marking the publication of the proceedings from the International Conference on “Luigi Giussani – Theological Itinerary and Ecumenical Openness” (December 2017), organized by the Faculty of Theology in Lugano.

The events will be organized by the Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana, the Cultural Center of Milan, The Italian Association of Cultural Centers, Cantagalli Publishing, the Faculty of Theology in Lugano, the Cultural Center of Rome and Communion and Liberation – International Office

23 Jan - 18.30

Sala delle Accademie, Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Piazza Pio XI, 2

Panelists: Prof. René Roux, Rector of the Faculty of Theology in Lugano; Prof. Franco Manzi, Dean of Studies at Venegono seminary and Scripture professor at FTIS (Facoltà Teologica dell’Italia Settentrionale in Milan)
Moderated and introduced by: Msgr. Francesco Braschi, Fellow of Biblioteca Ambrosiana




6 Feb - 16.30

Aula Paolo VI, Pontificia Università Lateranense, Piazza S. Giovanni in Laterano, 4

Panelists: Prof. René Roux, Rector of the Faculty of Theology in Lugano; Prof. Patrick Valdrini Professor Emeritus – also former Vice-Rector of the Pontificia Università Lateranense and Rector Emeritus of the Catholic University of Paris; Dr. Pigi Colognesi, journalist
Moderator: Dr. Antonio Tombolini, Editorial Director of Eupress FTL



23 January 2019