Istituto Universitario Sophia | Chiara Lubich | University Institute Istituto Universitario Sophia, nato su ispirazione di Chiara Lubich, è un percorso di studi promosso dal Movimento dei Focolari per approfondire i fondamenti e le prospettive della cultura dell’unità. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 19:11:10 GMT it-IT Giorgio La Pira, presentation of Mario Agostino’s book /_News_3978 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:15:49 GMT The political-prophet who prayed with the world map on the table   Presentation of a book on Giorgio La Pira; Cercatori del Paradiso (Seekers of Paradise) by Mario Agostino   The intense spiritual politics of Giorgio La Pira was the highlight of the book, “Cercatori del Paradiso (Seekers of Paradise) - The political novitiate of Giorgio La Pira” (New City), which was launched on October 1, 2016. ... studenti2 /_News_3978 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:15:19 GMT A new photo was added! “Synodality and Primacy during the First Millennium" /_News_3977 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:12:48 GMT Interview with Piero Coda   At the conclusion of the Joint International Commission which took place in the Italian town of Chieti   The president of Sophia has been a member of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches since 2005. The 14th plenary session of the commission took place in Chieti from September 15 to 22.   What is the aim... Loppiano vista nebbia /_News_3977 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:12:22 GMT A new photo was added! “From Big Bang to Big Mystery” /_News_3974 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:29:17 GMT The course will be coordinated by Paul O’Hara   Artistic, scientific, philosophic and theological perspective on the human mystery   Beginning 13 January, 2017 Sophia University Institute will offer a series of eight lectures entitled “From Big Bang to Big Mystery”. The course will be coordinated by Prof. Paul O’Hara from the department of philosophy and theology. It will meet on Friday evenings ... aurora a Loppiano711 /_News_3974 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:28:47 GMT A new photo was added! The IUS team: interview with Lia Parlapiano /_News_3964 Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:09:35 GMT New publishing manager: the "new acquisition" is already at work   The newly appointed , Rosalia Bigliardi Parlapiano is the latest addition to the IUS team. She spoke with us explaining her motivation, her commitment to the new role and her expectations regarding the work at IUS.   Lia, first of all a warm welcome from the IUS team: How was the idea of collaborating with IUS born?   It was a sur... "Knowledge beyond the limits of a single discipline" /_News_1898 Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:40:48 GMT Dávila Galiza, Brazil   As a tradition, we ask the students for a self-assessment at the conclusion of their academic stint. Davila Galiza, a Brazilian and already a Law graduate, followed a personalized path as a guest student in Sophia for six months. Having returned to Brazil, she is now completing her Ph.D. Degree in Human Rights, Citizenship and Public Policies at the Federal University of P... Giuseppe Argiolas, permanent professor at Sophia /_News_1942 Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:31:23 GMT "Even management needs a radical remake"   Giuseppe Argiolas, Sophia Professor of Economics and Business Management, who has been working with the Economics and Management Department since 2010, will be a permanent professor at the Sophia University Institute starting  1 September 2016 besides being the Doctorate School coordinator. This is undoubtedly an important acquisition that completes Soph... Summer Course 2016 in Brazil /_News_1941 Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:27:15 GMT “The fundaments of the paradigm of fraternity”   From the Focolare Movement’s site “I was totally demotivated in my profession as an engineer… Now I have rediscovered it in another light …” “I’m in my second year of architecture. The university presents it in a very commercial approach, missing out the human side of it. This course has exceeded my expectations.” These are just two of the many imp... Evangelii Gaudium Center (EGC) /_News_1940 Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:22:26 GMT Preparations for the November inauguration "Goodness always tends to communicate itself. Every authentic experience of truth and beauty seeks for itself its expansion, and every person who lives a profound liberation acquires greater sensitivity before the needs of others. When communicated, goodness takes root and grows." (EG 9)   As one of the activities that ended the academic year 2015-2016, ... Sophia’s 7th Seminar /_News_1895 Sat, 05 Nov 2016 10:05:43 GMT The environmental issue. A challenge for interdisciplinary dialogue   The Institute’s 7th Seminar   At the annual academic event that took place on 9 April 2016, students and professors of IUS gathered to focus within an interdisciplinary method, on a particularly current cultural theme. This year, the research studied the issue of the environment as an anthropological question, starting from the... Study economics at Sophia: tools and methods /_News_1944 Sat, 05 Nov 2016 09:57:12 GMT Pongiglione Giulia, Italy   25 years old, from Geneva, after the Bachelor degree in Business Administration, she is concluding her Master in Sophia with specialization in Economy and Management with a thesis on the inherent motivation to work. We follow her journey.   “I want my life to be useful, I would like to do ‘good’...” this is certainly one of the reasons that guided me in my course of st... Sophia in Asia /_News_1939 Sat, 05 Nov 2016 09:39:45 GMT Status Report of the First Training Seminar in the Philippines   It was clear from the beginning, that the configuration of the IUS would be international. To be precise, today there are the Statutes approved in 2008 by the Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education that prefigure an "international academic community training, study and research."  After the introduction, Art. 1 states that "The... "Wings of Unity" /_News_1932 Sat, 05 Nov 2016 09:21:36 GMT A programme of mutual acquaintance, which becomes communion     “The results of this seminar have by far exceeded our expectations. These have been three unforgettable days,” said Roberto Catalano of the Focolare’s Center for Interreligious Dialogue, at the conclusion of the first event of the "Wings of Unity" study group in Sophia.   The idea of meeting in Loppiano from 8-10 July was formed way ... “Beyond the Barrier” also for the Sophia Institute /_News_1922 Sat, 05 Nov 2016 09:17:40 GMT   To promote the universal values related to sports and the increasingly intercultural communities   Going together #Beyondthebarrier of discrimination and indifference through sports: last 30 May, the Municipal Stadium, “Del Buffa,” of Figline Valdarno hosted the 2nd edition of “BEYOND THE BARRIER. A match we must win!” Many soccer players and sports associations took part in the event sponsored... "Page mate" /_News_1896 Sat, 29 Oct 2016 20:51:36 GMT   Piero Coda and Andrea Cardinali present their books On Tuesday 12 April, the Polyfunctional Hall of the Civic Centre of Segrate (Milan) hosted the presentation of the books Diary ’95 by Piero Coda (Morcelliana publishers ) and Chips of Worlds by Andrea Cardinali (Ed. New City Publishers) in the review, "Page mates," promoted by the Association D Come Donna and the City of Segrate. The two texts... New content added! /_News_1905 Sat, 29 Oct 2016 20:48:19 GMT   Tracing the path of Trinitarian Ontology by Klaus Hemmerle “A cue on inhabiting the frontier” Piero Coda, Alessandro Clemenzia, Julie Tremblay (editors.) Theology Series New City, 2016 p. 244 These are some paragraphs of the Prologue - by Piero Coda, who introduced the International Seminar “Trinitarian ontology across philosophy and theology” (Trent, 14/16 December 2014). “This initiative came... Intersubjectivity in economics and pursuit of wellbeing /_News_1933 Sat, 29 Oct 2016 20:43:12 GMT   Patricio Cossio: an excellent result at the autumn graduation session    As in every other university, in Sophia the graduation sessions are not only the culminating points of the academic path, but also moments of synthesis in the studies. The public discussion of the thesis, besides clarifying the input offered to a specific discipline, also becomes a kind of epilogue:  in Sophia, it is the e... IUS and Economy of Communion /_News_1937 Sat, 29 Oct 2016 20:39:07 GMT Cooperation, with different tasks and profiles, towards a same objective The partnership between IUS and the Economy of Communion/EoC - both associations deriving from the charism of Chiara Lubich – was often described as “one of the characteristic strengths” of the Sophia project. Since its foundation, the Institute’s development has been sporadically and freely supported by the contribution of ... prova audio /media Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:03:20 GMT