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Globalisation and Reform: Catholicism c.1500-1648 (HI2D3): Timetable

Term

Week

Lecture and Seminar Topic

Autumn Term
1

The Church and the World c.1500

2

Traditional Religion c.1500

3

Humanism and the Church

4

Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation

5

What was the Catholic/Counter Reformation? Historiography

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

7

The Council of Trent

8

Agents of Reform? Tridentine bishops

9

The Jesuits

10

The Roman Inquisition

Christmas Vacation

Spring Term
1

The Spanish Inquisition

2

The papacy, Rome and the world

3

Traditional religion after Trent

4

Catholicism and the Americas

5

Catholicism, India and Japan

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

7

Catholicism and China

8

The Church and Protestant Europe

9

The Church and the Catholic powers

10

The Church and the Ottoman Empire

Easter Vacation

Summer Term

1

Saints, mystics and miracles

2

Conclusions

3

Revision