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Ines Angeli Murzaku's profile

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Affiliation: Seton Hall university
Full title: Professor of Ecclessiastical History
Address: 400 South Orange Avenue, 07079, New Jersey, South Orange, USA


Main scientific activities

  • She specialized in Ecclesiastical History, especially Byzantine and Catholic Church History. At Seton Hall University She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on Church History and Theology focusing on Mediterranean Christianity, Monasticism, Eastern Christianity and Ecumenism. Since 2004, she has been a visiting professor at the University of Bologna Interdisciplinary Master in East European Research and Studies teaching in the areas of Ecumenism and Inter-religious Dialogue.
  • Her most recent research has been generously supported by a three-year (2009-2011) prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers. The grant will fund her research on the relations between Eastern and Western Churches as well as Spiritual Ecumenism at the Ökumenisches Institut, School of Theology at the University of Münster, Germany; a three-year (2009-2011) Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) collaborative grant will support my research on church-state relations in the enlarged European Union; and a (2006-2007) Fulbright Senior Research Award in Italy supported her archival research in southern Italy, Calabria.
  • She is the vice-president of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) and a board member of Christians Associated for Relationships with Eastern Europe (CAREE). She is a United Nations (NGO) Christians Associated for Relationships with Eastern Europe accredited representative (2008-2011). She is also on the editorial advisory boards of the Bolletino della Badia Greca di Grottaferrata and Religion in Eastern Europe scholarly journals.

Books and other main pubblications

  • Returning Home to Rome? The Monks of Grottaferrata in Albania, "Analekta Kryptoferris Monastic Series" 7, 2009 (sole author pp. 330)
  • Catholicism, Culture and Conversion: The History of the Jesuits in Albania (1841-1946), !"Orientalia Christiana Analecta Series", 2006 (sole author pp. 295)

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