The 5th volume of the Acta Barberiniana, a series of the Istituto Nazionale di Studi Romani and the Università della Tuscia, is published in Viterbo. The series aims to publish and process the rich manuscript material of the Barberini dynasty of Pope Urban VIII (1623-1644), preserved in the Vatican, with a significant Central and Eastern European profile. Its founder and editor is Professor Gaetano Platania, a leading expert on early modern Holy See-Polish relations.

2022. July 15.

To discuss the latest research results of the Frakno Research Group in the Vatican, Vatican Radio hosted Péter Tusor, Tamás Fedeles, Tamás Kruppa, Gábor Nemes and the Research Group's Vatican Research Resident, Katalin Nagy. During the interview, senior research fellow and university professor Tamás Fedeles spoke in detail about his recently published book, the publication of his half-decade-long collection of material in the archives of the Apostolic Camera. Then Péter Tusor evaluated the 2017-2022 MTA/ELKH funded research grant period. He briefly presented the plans and goals of the Research Group for the new cycle (2022-2027) following the successful reapplication.

2022. June 6.
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The Vilmos Fraknói Vatican Historical Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Péter Pázmány Catholic University was established in the June of 2012 as the ‘Impetus’ Church History Research Group in the frame of the Church History Research Institute of the University founded by Rector Péter Erdő in 1999. It carries on independently the latter’s publications (Bibliotheca Historiae Ecclesiasticae Universitatis Catholicae de Petro Pázmány Nuncupatae) and researches in Rome and in Vienna, with the involvement of academic and other funding sources.


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