Making and Contesting Religious Diversity: Practices of Comparison (1350-1700)

RSA San Juan 2023

  • Making and Contesting Religious Diversity: Practices of Comparison I: Identity and Categories (Friday, March 10, 9:00 am-10:30 am, Caribe Hilton – San Cristóbal Ballroom B – Wave wing First Floor)

Chair: Xenia Von Tippelskirch (Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe Universität Frankfurt)

1. Francesco Quatrini (University College Dublin), The Collegiants: How To Define a Seventeenth-Century ‘Heretical’ Movement Without Fixed Traits?

2. Sebastian Kühn (Freie Universität Berlin), The Pastor, the Villagers, and the Consistory. On Triadic Figurations in the Making of Dissidence

3. Stefano Villani (University of Maryland, College Park), Observing Religious Diversity in Seventeenth-Century Europe

  • Making and Contesting Religious Diversity: Practices of Comparison II: Order and Comparison (Friday, March 10, 11:00 am-12:30 pm, Caribe Hilton – San Cristóbal Ballroom B – Wave wing First Floor)

Chair: Christina Brauner (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)

1. Tiphaine Guillabert-Madinier (Paris-Sorbonne/Harvard), The German Carnival in the Age of Reformation, an Unreliable Marker of Religious Dissent

2. David Neufeld (Conrad Grebel University College, Canada), Blameless People Among the Wicked: Distinguishing Anabaptist from Reformed in Rural Switzerland

3. Alexander Schunka (Freie Universität Berlin), Comparing Religious Truths: The Development of Protestant Irenicism in the Seventeenth Century

  • Making and Contesting Religious Diversity: Practices of Comparison III: Genealogies and Familiar Strangers (Friday, March 10, 2:30 pm-4:00 pm, Caribe Hilton – San Cristóbal Ballroom B – Wave wing First Floor)

Chair: Mayte Green-Mercado (Rutgers University–Newark)

1. Christina Brauner (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen), Brothers in Arms? Framing Latin-Ethiopian Encounters in Reformation Germany

2. Marco Fratini (Biblioteca della Società di Studi Valdesi), Strange Heretics and Reformed Brethren: the Depiction of the Waldenses (16th and 17th Centuries)

3. Paweł Maciejko (John Hopkins University), Were there Jewish crypto-Christians in the Early Modern Period?

4. Xenia Von Tippelskirch (Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe Universität Frankfurt), Early Modern Heresiologies and Practices of Interdenominational Knowledge Transfer

  • Making and Contesting Religious Diversity: Practices of Comparison IV: Translation and Justification (Friday, March 10, 6:30 pm-6:00 pm, Caribe Hilton – San Cristóbal Ballroom B – Wave wing First Floor)

Chair: Stefano Villani (University of Maryland, College Park)

1. Bert Carlstrom (Queen Mary, University of London), Imperial Pastoralia: Iberian Efforts to Control Diversity through Religious Instruction

2. Javier Castro-Ibaseta (Rutgers University-Newark), Principle or Utility: Crypto-Jews, Libertines, and Inquisitorial Persecution in Seventeenth-century Spain

3. Maria Ivanova (McGill University), Comparing the Self: Translations of Meletii Smotryts’kyi’s Works for the Roman Curia



Cite this blog post
Xenia von Tippelskirch (2023, March 10). Making and Contesting Religious Diversity: Practices of Comparison (1350-1700). EMoDiR. Retrieved June 21, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/o84c

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