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2019.10.29 | Conference

LUMEN’s participation in the annual meeting of American Academy of Religion

From the 23 to 26 of November, Sasja Emilie Mathiasen Stopa, Bo Kristian Holm and Nina Javette Koefoed will represent LUMEN at the annual meeting of American Academy of Religion in San Diego. They will represents results from the collective project, Lutheranism and Danish societal development, supported by the Independent Research Fund Denmark, in…

2019.06.19 | Seminar

CALL FOR PAPERS: Trust and authority in the Lutheran North

Call for papers for the interdisciplinary seminar: Trust and authority in the Lutheran North A theological and historical perspective on the trust culture sustaining the Scandinavian welfare states 2-3 December 2019, Aarhus University Deadline for paper proposals: 1 September 2019 This seminar examines the possible influence from Lutheran…

2019.06.07 | Conference

Conference in Aarhus: The Tenth Annual RefoRC Conference on Early Modern Christianity

The theme of the conference is Reformation and everyday life 2020 May 27-29  The European reformations meant major changes in theology, religion, and everyday life. Some changes were immediate and visible, such as the dissolution of monasteries, others were more hidden. Theologically, as well as practically, the position of the…

2019.03.22 | PhD defence

Ph.d. Defence: Envisioning the Christian Society: The Social Thought of Niels Hemmingsen as a Theological Contribution to Ordering Sixteenth-Century Denmark, by Mattias Sommer

MTh. Mattias Skat Sommer will be defending his dissertation: Envisioning the Christian Society: The Social Thought of Niels Hemmingsen as a Theological Contribution to Ordering Sixteenth-Century Denmark 1 april 2019, 13:15. Venue: Meeting room 2, Frederik Nielsens Vej 4, 8000 Aarhus C (Studenterhus Aarhus). The defence is arranged by the…

2019.01.11 | Public/media

LUMEN Publishes its Second Annual Report

LUMEN has now existed two years as a research center. The interdisciplinary approach, which defines the LUMEN-Center, has proven highly rewarding as it connects different academic disciplines to the benefit of both the invol­ved disciplines and the overall discussion of the relation between religion and societal change. To read or download the…

2018.09.05 | lumen

Masterclass and seminar with Prof. Alexandra Walsham: Call for Papers

In connection to the masterclass and seminar with Prof. Alexandra Walsham (Cambridge University) on the 12th and 13th of December 2018, the LUMEN-centre invites junior scholars (PhD students/postdoc fellows/assistant professors) to submit proposals concerning their ongoing or future projects for a masterclass and a roundtable discussion. Deadline…

2018.01.24 | lumen

The LUMEN center publishes its first annual report

The first annual report from the LUMEN center at Aarhus University reveals a year marked by a high level of activity and some very fine results. The scholars at the center have largely taken part in the broad dissemination of research in connection to the reformation anniversary. Nevertheless, the center can show some fine results in research,…

2017.10.30 | Grant

Is Luther behind the Nordic model of society?

Aarhus University is part of a new joint Nordic project aimed at studying the impact of Luther’s ideas about social development in Scandinavia. The project has been granted more than SEK 4 million.