Past Conferences

ERRG 2016

European Reformation Research Group 25th Symposium and Annual General Meeting

Newcastle University, 13-14 September 2016


Conference opens 12 noon September 13 and closes 12 noon September 14.

Tuesday September 13 2016

12.00-13.15  Registration – (Tea and Coffee provided for arrival)
13.15-13.30  Welcome and Introductions
13.30-15.00  Panel 1 – Negotiating Cultural Signifiers in the Reformations
 Chair: Jonathan Willis

  1. Adam Morton  – ‘Kissing the Pope’s Toe: Memory, anti-Catholicism and Protestant visual culture 1530-1750’
  2. Sarah Johansen – ‘Hallowed Objects: The Degrees of Danger in Catholic Material Culture, 1559-1640’
  3. Martin Christ –  ‘Transgression in plain sights: Johann Leisentrit and Catholic Worship in a Lutheran region’
15.00-15.30  Tea and Coffee
15.30-17.00  Panel 2 – Translation in Action: from page to people
Chair: TBC

  1. Stuart Palmer – ‘Radical Books and Blind Eyes: Reformist Print and Conservative Corporation in 1530s Canterbury’
  2. Alexander Hay – ‘The Tabloid Reformation’
  3. Mattias Skat Sommer – ‘An Outsider’s Voice? Translations of Niels Hemmingsen in Elizabethan England’
17.00-17.30  AGM
19.00  Leave for conference dinner (19.30 at SIX Baltic.  £35 per person set menu)

Wednesday September 14 2016

9.00-10.30  Panel 3 – Crossing Continents: Reforming relationships
Chair: Anna French

  1. Rachel Basch – ‘Transnational Families: Bishops’ wives and the Zurich Letters’
  2. David Nicoll – ‘Relationship of the Reformed Protestant clergy and nobility in sixteenth-century France’
  3. Hannah Cleugh ‘Isaac Basire’ (full title to be confirmed)
10.30-10.45  Tea and Coffee
10.45-11.45  Panel 4 – Church and Chapel: lessons in funding faith
Chair: Sylvia Gill

  1. Lucy Kaufman – ‘Funding the English Reformation:Economic Change and Social Ordering in the Elizabethan Church’
  2. Maggie Bullet ‘Popular Calvinism in the South Pennines: chapels, preachers and networks’
11.45 Closing Words

Lunch and the start of the Reformation Studies Colloquium

Download the programme as a PDF here.


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