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Dr. Henning P. Jürgens

Member of the academic staff, coordinator "Representations of Peace in Early Modern Europe"
Room: 305
Phone: +49 6131 39 39342
Fax: +49 6131 39 30153

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Personal Details:

Since 2007: member of the academic staff at the Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz, Section for Western Religious History.
2003-2007: senior researcher at the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Mainz.
1998-2003: senior researcher at the Johannes a Lasco Library, Emden.
1994-1998, PhD scholarship holder in the German Research Foundation Graduate Project “Church and Society in the Holy Roman Empire in 15th and 16th century”, Göttingen.
2000: Dr. phil, Georg August University, Göttingen.
1994-1998: PhD programme in History, Theology, and Philosophy at Göttingen.
1994: MA, University of Hamburg.
1986-1994: studied for an MA in History, Theology, and Philosophy at Hamburg and Münster.

Research interests

Early modern history of Poland
History of print
Public debates in the confessional era
Sermons in early modern Europe

Publications

Johannes a Lasco in Ostfriesland. Der Werdegang eines europäischen Reformators (Spätmittelalter und Reformation NR 18), Tübingen 2002.
(Ed. with Eckhard Grunewald/Jan R. Luth) Der Genfer Psalter und seine Rezeption in Deutschland, der Schweiz und den Niederlanden 16.–18. Jahrhundert (Frühe Neuzeit 97), Tübingen 2004.
(Ed. with Thomas Weller), Streitkultur und Öffentlichkeit im konfessionellen Zeitalter (VIEG Beiheft 95), Göttingen 2013.
(Ed. with Irene Dingel) Meilensteine der Reformation. Schlüsseldokumente der frühen Wirksamkeit Martin Luthers, Gütersloh 2014.

Current research projects:

Righteousness and Peace Kiss Each Other – Representations of Peace in Early Modern Europe

The project focuses on representations of peace in visual arts, music, poetry and other literal forms in Early Modern Europe, which were deliberately used as instruments to promote peace in the public sphere.