Reformation Studies Institute Seminar Programme


Seminars take place at 5.15 in the New Seminar Room, St John’s House, 69 South Street, unless otherwise specified

Semester 1, 2016-17


22nd September
Guy Rowlands (St Andrews),
‘The Sinews of War, the Sun King, and the Financial Burdens and Perils of being a Superpower’.

6th October
Jaap Geraerts (UCL),
‘The Catholic laity and the Jansenism controversy in the Dutch Republic, c. 1650-1723’.

13th October
Michelle Brock (Washington and Lee University, Virginia),
‘‘The people readily obeyed the minister’: Life and worship in a covenanting town, 1638-1660’ [joint with Scottish History].

3rd November, Reformation Day public lecture
5.15, Arts Lecture Theatre, followed by a wine reception.
Alec Ryrie (Durham),
‘Lovers and Brawlers: Protestants and their Bibles In the (Very) Long Reformation’,

17th November
Amy Nelson-Burnett (Nebraska-Lincoln),
‘What’s in a Name? Zwinglianism and Reformation Historiography’.