The Luigi Sturzo Institute (ILS), founded in 1951, is a cultural foundation committed to the preservation and valorisation of Christian Democratic cultural heritage. Based in Rome, the ILS organises training activities and research on historical, sociological, political and economic topics. Its archives hold over 4,550 documents as well as iconographic, photographic and audio-visual materials concerning the history of the Catholic movement. The library, specialised in social sciences and modern and contemporary history, holds about 100,000 volumes and more than 600 journals.


Luigi Sturzo Institute

Istituto Luigi Sturzo
Via delle Coppelle 35,, Rome, 00186, Italy


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