CFP: RETHINK Reformation 2017, Aarhus University (Deadline: August 15, 2017)

CFP: RETHINK Reformation 2017, Aarhus University
Deadline: August 15, 2017

In connection with the 500 year anniversary of the Lutheran reformation, Aarhus University is arranging a major conference that aims to RETHINK Reformation. We broadly invite scholars from all parts of the humanities and social sciences to participate in these reinterpretations of the meaning and the impact of the Reformation and the creative effort of finding new resources for coping with the challenges of the future. The conference takes place 1-3 November 2017.

The deadline for paper proposals is 15 August 2017 (cf. attached CfP)

The keynote lectures are:

  • Niels Henrik Gregersen (University of Copenhagen): Rethinking Martin Luther’s Theology in a Postsecular Age
  • Claudia Welz (University of Copenhagen): Freedom, Responsibility, and Religion in Public Life
  • Robert Stern (University of Sheffield): Freedom from the Self: Luther and Løgstrup on Sin as ‘Incurvatus in se’
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Graf (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München): Protestantisms and Modern European Politics
  • John Milbank (University of Nottingham): Is the Reformation to Blame for Modernity?
  • Marcel Hénaff (University of California, San Diego): Our Shared Body: Grace, Ritual and Reciprocal Recognition. Rethinking the Anthropology of Reformation
  • Theodor Dieter (Institute for Ecumenical Research, Strasbourg): Coming to Terms with the Reformation
  • Norbert Frei (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena): Making Sense of the “Breach of Civilization”. The Holocaust in History and Memory
  • Aleida Assmann (Universität Konstanz): Learning from History? The Crisis and Future of the European Project

For more information see

RR2017 CfP