The Sangalli Institute for the religious history and cultures, within the ‘Premio Ricerca Città di Firenze’, in collaboration with the Department of University and Research of the Municipality of Florence and with the Firenze University Press, supports no. 2 awards for the publication of unpublished and peer-reviewed monographs, in Italian, English and the other principalEuropean languages, presented by young researchers and concerning the religious history from Middle Ages to the Contemporary Era. This initiative is intended to reach one of the goals of the Sangalli Institute, in order to support the scientific research, especially that of young researchers, fostering a wider circulation of their works by the open access publication.


The awards consist of the publication of two monographs, chosen by a specific committee working through a peer-review process. The essays, without any geographical, cultural and thematic boundaries, must concern

The Religious History from Middle Ages to the Contemporary Era, also intended in an inter- disciplinary and inter-religious way.

The two monographs will appear into the dedicated book series of the Institute and will be published and distributed both in paper and digital edition through the on line catalogue of the Firenze University Press and any other operators related to the editor, in order to spread at most their circulation. The books must have a maximum of about 300 pages (black and white photographs) and they will be provided with an ISBN number, both for the paper and the digital edition. The digital edition will be published open access and fully downloading. The awards will be delivered by the President of the Institute and by the University and Research Councillor of the Municipality of Florence. The authors will receive no. 50 copies free of their book by the Sangalli Institute. For more details of the selection process and the awards please use the following link.Sangalli-Institute-Award-2022-Call-for-publications

Application Process

Ph.D. scholars who have obtained their doctorate no later than five years at the date of the publication of this call for publications can apply.

Applications must be sent by 1 pm of 1st November 2022, exclusively by e-mail, at the following address: page2image51596288

In his/her applications, the candidate must include, under his/her responsibility, in accordance with the DPR 445/200:

  • –  personal details, the date and the place of birth, the fiscal code, the residence and the domicile, the e-mail address and the telephone number
  • –  the date of the achievement of the Ph.D., the attended School of the Doctorate and the title of the thesis, together with, if possible, the judgement of the Committee of the Doctorate

Applications must include, esclusively in digital format:

  •  an abstract of the presented manuscript (4.000 characters at most);
  •  the text of the manuscript esclusively in digital format;
  •  a CV, together with the necessary information to outline his/her scientific and professional profile
  • a fotocopy of a valid ID card esclusively in digital format.

Any request of more information can be addressed to