International conference

Sacred Heart Devotion.

Memory – Body – Image – Text:
Continuities and Discontinuities

Roma, Villa Aurelia, November 8/9th 2019

Simultaneous translation will be available in English, French, Italian

8 NOVEMBER

14:30
Welcome and introduction
I. MEMORY, BODY AND EMOTION
14:45
Memory of the Sacred Heart. Linguistic, Iconographic and Ritual Dimensions
Franziska Metzger, University of Teacher Education/Lucerne
The Sacred Heart as Body and Embodiment. A Topography of Modes and Motives
Elke Pahud de Mortanges, Albert-Ludwigs-University/Freiburg
15:45
Coffee break
16:15
Eros and Vision in Devotion to the Sacred Heart
David Morgan, Duke University/Durham
L’histoire du Sacré-Cœur vue des années 1950. Mémoire d’un combat, désenchantement politique et réenchantement par l’émotion.
Denis Pelletier, École Pratique des Hautes Études/Paris
17:15
Discussion
18:00
Break
II. DEVOTION – TRANSFORMATIONS AND TRANS-CULTURAL DIMENSIONS
18:15
Ridare corpo al cuore. Sviluppi iconografici-teologici tra il Concilio di Trento e Paray-le- Monial
Antonio Viola, Padova
The Heart as a Vessel. Alchemy and Protestantism in the 17th Century
Stefan Laube, Humboldt-University/Berlin
19:15
Discussion
19:30
Dinner

9 NOVEMBER

08:30
Between Baroque and Enlightenment. Sacred Heart Devotion in late 18th Century
Daniel Sidler, University of Basel
The Sacred Heart of Jesus in Spain – the devotion between religion and politics
Maria Antonia Herradon Figueroa, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando/Madrid
09:30
Coffee break
10:00
‘Le cœur eucharistique du Christ’. La reformulation de la dévotion au Sacré Cœur par Mgr Maxime Charles, recteur de la basilique du Sacré Cœur de Montmartre (1969-1985)
Paul Airiau, Institut d’Études Politiques/Paris
11:00
Discussion
12:00
Memory and Didactics Iconographic devotion in pupils’ daily lives (presentation and discussion)
Sven Baier + Damian Troxler, University of Teacher Education/Lucerne
14:00
Pranzo
III. RIFLESSIONI TEOLOGICHE
15:00
Il Cuore di Gesù: tra forma dell’animo e vessillo pubblico
Marcello Neri, Europa-Universität Flensburg
Riscoprire il posto del cuore: una sfida spirituale per il presente
José Tolentino Mendonça, Archivista e Bibliotecario di Santa Romana Chiesa
16:00
Coffee break
16:30
Léon Dehon’s Sacred Heart in light of the figure of Wisdom
John van den Hengel, St. Paul University/Ottawa
The Sacred Heart, a Fundamental Stimulus for the Theological Imagination
Nicolas Steeves, Pontificia Università Gregoriana/Roma
17:30
Discussion
18:30
Conclusion
19:30
Dinner

Organizers

Patronage of the

Pontifical Council

for Culture

With the support from: