Mezinárodní Workshop Ut sanguis martyrum sit semen christianorum: Martyrdom in Early modern Christian missions in Asia

Ve dnech 1. a 2. června 2022 se na Univerzitě Palackého v Olomouci uskuteční mezinárodní workshop pod názvem Ut sanguis martyrum sit semen christianorum:  Martyrdom in Early modern Christian missions in Asia. Workshop bude probíhat hybridní formou. Všichni zájemci jsou srdečně zváni. Pro online účast se prosím zaregistrujte, poté obdržíte link na aplikaci Zoom:




1st June 2022


8:30 In-person registration


9:00 Opening



Anthony E. Clark (Whitworth University):

“The Theatre of Martyrdom: Jesuit Spectacle and Drama in Early Modern China



Alexandre Coello (UPF/CSIC – ICREA Academia): Of heroes and villains: The Jesuit Martyrs of the Philippines through the eyes of Mathias Tanner (17th century)”



11:15-11:35 Coffee



Ana Hosne (Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y técnicas, Argentina)

Persecution and Martyrdom through the lens of “barbarism” in the Jesuit missions from a global perspective (East Asia and the Americas, 17th century)


Morning sessions chaired by: Isabel Murta Pina


12:35-15:00 Lunch



Cristina Osswald (Macau Polytechnic University/Universidade do Porto): “Dynamics of martyrdom in Goa (16th – 17th centuries)”



16:00-16:15 Coffee



Federico Palomo (Universidad Complutense de Madrid):

“From the edges of the Empire: narratives and images of the martyrs of Japan and their global circulation in the 17th century Iberian worlds”


Afternoon sessions chaired by: Anthony E. Clark


2nd June 2022



Isabel Murta Pina (Centro Científico e Cultural de Macau, Lisbon):

“Looking out for missionaries, not martyrs. Jesuit Procurators from the East Asian missions (1640s)”



Iveta Nakládalová (Palacký University Olomouc) End my life on the gallows: Desire of martyrdom in Early Modern missionary accounts”


11:00-11:30 Coffee



Anna Busquets (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya) & Marina Torres Trimállez (Universiteit Katholieke Leuven):

“Emotions in China’s mission: Francisco Capillas and the Dominicans as an emotional community”



Morning sessions chaired by: Ana Hosne


12:30-14:30 Lunch



Hitomi Omata Rappo (Kyoto University):

“Martyrdom in the Japanese context: from the rejection of a foreign concept to the birth of an identity”



15:30-16:00 Coffee




Jana Valtrová (Masaryk University Brno)

“Perspectives on Martyrdom among Medieval Franciscans in Asia”


17:00 Closing


Afternoon sessions chaired by: Federico Palomo



Iveta Nakládalová

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