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Religious Toleration in Modern Times

„Religious Toleration in Modern Times”

Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 July 2015
(Historic Observatory, Göttingen)

Wednesday: 8 July

9:30 – 11:00 Tim Stanton (York):
John Locke, ecclesiastical history, and histories of toleration

11:00 – 11:30 Tea Break

11:30 – 13:00 Iain Hampsher-Monk (Exeter):
Toleration studies and political theory: Where should it go?

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 16:00 Isabelle Moreau (London):
Early formulations of (religious) toleration: Montaigne – La Mothe Le Vayer – Bayle

16:00 – 16:30 Tea Break

16:30 – 18:00 Adam Sutcliffe (London):
Rethinking the Roots of ‘Jewish Emancipation’: Integration, Regeneration and the New History of Toleration

Thursday 9 July

9:30 – 11:00 Susanne Lachenicht (Bayreuth):
Negotiating Tolerance in Europe and the Atlantic World, 17th-18th centuries

11:00 – 11:30 Tea Break

11:30 – 13:00 Avi Lifschitz (London/Lichtenberg-Kolleg):
Religious Toleration and the Limits of the State: Prussian Debates from Mendelssohn to Schleiermacher (c. 1780-1800)

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 16:00 Peter Lake (Vanderbilt):
The Public Politics of Regime Change: Thomas Digges, Robert Parsons, and Sir Francis Hastings Contest the Religio-political Arithmetic of the Elizabethan Fin de Siècle

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