Francisco Suárez (1548–1617): Jesuits and Complexities of Modernity

Event Date: 
01 Jun 2018 to 02 Jun 2018


Universidad Loyola Andalucía, Seville, Spain

Francisco Suárez, S.J. (1548–1617) is recognized as a philosopher, theologian, and jurist who had a significant cultural impact in the development of modernity. Commemorating the 400th anniversary of his death, our symposium will study the work of Suárez and other Jesuits of his time in the context of diverse traditions that came together in Europe between the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance and early modernity. To participate in this discussion, email a short (200–250 word) abstract of a proposed paper in Spanish or in English to both Professors Juan Antonio Senent de Frutos ( and Robert Aleksander Maryks ( before September 30, 2017, and if accepted, the full paper (8–10,000 words) before December 31, 2017. Selected papers will be published after the symposium either in a dedicated volume (Boston College Symposia on Jesuit Studies Series at Brill) or in the Journal of Jesuit Studies.árez-1548-1617-jesuits-and-complexities-modernity


Submission date for papers: 
30 Sep 2017