Visuality and Religious Toleration in the Dutch Golden Age
The Open University Project of Higher School of Economics — St.Petersburg proudly presents the public lecture by one of the world known professors Martin van Gelderen.
Prof. Van Gelderen is the Director of the Lichtenberg-Kolleg and Professor for European Intellectual History at the University of Göttingen. Before taken up this post, he held the Chair of European History at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence since 2003.
From 1998 to 2003, Martin van Gelderen was Co-Director of the Graduate Research Centre in the Humanities (GRCH) at the University of Sussex where he also held was Chair of Intellectual History since 1995. After he received his PhD from European University Institute (EUI) in Florence with a thesis on “The Political Thought of the Dutch Revolt, 1555-1590” in November 1988, Martin van Gelderen became Wissenschaftlicher Assistent at the Institut für Geschichtswissenschaft, Technische Universität, Berlin. He took his first degree at Erasmusuniversiteit Rotterdam where he studied Political Science and History.
Fields of Research
History of Political Thought, in particular Natural Law Theories and Republican Traditions in Europe History of Religion, in particular of Toleration in Reformation Europe Historiography
The working language of the lecture is English.