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Germany in the Age of the Reformation (HI242)

Year II Option

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Barthel Beham, 'Christ in the Sheep Shed' (1524)

The Reformation triggered the single most significant set of transformations in early modern Europe.
Religion and confessional allegiance shaped the social, economic and political culture of the Continent
for centuries to come. The protagonist of the German Reformation, Martin Luther, is universally
recognised as one of the outstanding historical figures of all times. This module asks why.

Video Introduction

 

 

Tutor

Professor Beat Kümin

 
Information

Aims, organization & assessment
Programme & review guidelines
Seminar materials
'Luther' & 'Schütz' group platforms

 
Resources

Printed & digital readings
Forum for posts (rules)

 
Testimonials

'The seminar tutor was incredibly engaging' & showed 'unrivalled enthusiasm'; 'feedback & support for the essays was excellent'; overall, the module 'was very enjoyable'; 'I love it!'
(Excerpts from student feedback)