10th International Congress on Jacobean Studies “Jacobus patronus”

Venue: Auditorio do Hostal dos Reis Católicos. Santiago de Compostela
Date: 9–11 November 2017

Organized by: International Committee of Experts on the Way of St. James and Turismo de Galicia
Director: Paolo Caucci von Saucken, chairman of the International Committee of Experts on the Way of St. James

Aim
The aim of the 10th International Congress on Jacobean Studies is to thoroughly explore the most significant aspects of the patronage of St James. From this perspective, it will analyse the characteristics of the Apostle as the patron saint and protector of nations, cities, hospitaller orders, military orders, confraternities and churches. There will be a special focus on investigating the spiritual, iconographic, symbolic, political and historical aspects of a relationship which has had a profound impact on the culture and mindset of many peoples in Spain and the Americas.

Audience
Students, teachers, scholars of Jacobean culture, members of Friends of the Way of St. James associations and other interested persons.

Registration
Free registration. Space is limited.
Registration period: 12 September 2017 to 3 November 2017
Registration form: https://goo.gl/NZ1Gc5

Grants
The Xunta de Galicia, in partnership with the Way of St. James and Pilgrimages Department of the University of Santiago, is offering two grants for researchers to cover lodging expenses for the duration of the conference.

Accommodation
Students, the unemployed and members of Friends of the Way of St. James associations will be entitled to free lodging at the San Lázaro pilgrim hostel, located in Santiago de Compostela, during the conference.
Those interested in requesting free accommodation will be required to provide proof of their status as a student, unemployed person or member of a Friends of the Way of St. James association when submitting their registration.

Information and contact details
S.A. de Xestión do Plan Xacobeo
Área de Cultura Xacobea
Tel.: 881 996 265
Cultura.xacobea@xacobeo.org

Image: Codex Calixtinus of the University of Salamanca (©Universidad de Salamanca)

PROGRAM

Thursday, 9 November
4.30 Official Opening
5.00 Opening lecture: Santiago patrón de Compostela [Fernando López Alsina, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain]
5.45 Santiago patrón de las Españas [Paolo Caucci von Saucken, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Italy]
6.30 Break
6.45 Santiago y la Monarquía francesa [Adeline Rucquoi, CNRS, France]
7.30 Santiago y la identidad del Portugal medieval [Paulo Almeida Fernandes, Universidades de Coimbra e Porto, Portugal]
8.30 Welcome Reception

Friday, 10 November
09.30 Santiago patrón de la Orden de Santiago [Hugo O’Donnell y Duque de Estrada, Real Academia de la Historia, Spain]
10.15 Patronazgo y modelo de virtudes en la construcción de imágenes de caballeros en Caçem [Carla Varela Fernandes, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal]
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 La colegiata de Santiago de Coimbra [Maria José Azevedo Santos, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal]
12.15 El apóstol Santiago patrón de las Españas. Iconografía de la Ofrenda Real en la Catedral de Santiago [Miguel Taín Guzmán, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain]
13.00 Round table
13.45 Break
04.00 Il patronato di San Giacomo sul mare [Rosanna Bianco, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy]
04.45 San Giacomo patrono di hospitales: San Giacomo al Colosseo [Philine Helas, Bibliotheca Hertziana Roma, Germany]
5.30 Break
6.00 Fasti, nefasti e metamorfosi del culto e del patronato di San Giacomo in Sicilia: Capizzi, Messina, Caltagirone [Giuseppe Arlotta, Centro Italiano di Studi Compostellani, Italy]
6.45 Idea y concepto de Patronato [Francisco Puy Muñoz, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain]

Saturday, 11 November
10.00 Santiago patrón de Filipinas y de las Indias orientales [Anna Sulai Capponi, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Italy]
10.45 Santiago y el virrreinato de Nueva España [Antonio Casasola, Instituto Teológico Pío XII, San Sebastián, Spain]
11.30 Coffee break
12.00 Santiago patrón de Santiago de Cuba [Jorge Catasús Fernández, Archidiócesis de Santiago de Cuba, Cuba]
12.45 Santiago patrón de Santiago de Chile [Eduardo Andrades Rivas, Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile]
13.30 Break
4.00 Patronazgo, espiritualidad y religiosidad en las órdenes militares de la península ibérica
[Klaus Herbers, Universität Erlangen, Germany]
4.45 Espiritualidad y sentido del patronato de Santiago [Piotr Roszak, Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika, Poland]
5.30 Break
6.00 Formazione e caratteri del patronato di Santiago a Pistoia [Lucia Gai, Comitato san Jacopo, Pistoia, Italia)
6. 30 Santiago patrón de cofradías actuales [Segundo Pérez López, dean, SAMI Catedral de Santiago de Compostela, Spain]
7.15 Official Closing.

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