Prof Dr Dr Hc Heinz Schilling

Social History Western Europe Germany, Netherlands History of Political Thought History Political History

Elected 2004

Born in 1942; Dr. phil.: Dutch Refugees in England and Germany (1971, Freiburg Univ.).; Habilitation: State building and religious conflict (1977, Bielefeld Univ.). - Chair in Early Modern History at Universities of Osnabruck (1977-1982); Gieen (1982-1992); Berlin (Humboldt, emeritus October 2010). Doctor honoris causa in Theology (Gottingen, 2009); and in History (Trento, 2014) Fellow: Institute for Research in the Humanities, Madison (1990/91), Center for Western European Studies, Berkeley (1994); Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, Wassenaar (2003/04); Historisches Kolleg, München (2004/05). - Dr. A. H.-Heineken-Prize for History of the Royal Netherlands Academy (2002); Menahem Stern Lecture, Jerusalem (2006) on: Early modern European Civilization and its political and cultural dynamics. (publ. Hanover und London 2008. Member of the Berlin-Brandenburgische (former Preußische) Akademie der Wissenschaften; British Academy; Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen; Academia Europaea Main fields of research: 1. European Comparative History; 2. Reformation and "Confessionalization"; 3. Early modern migration and minorities; 4. Political theory in early modern Europe; 5. History of the international system and foreign policys; 6. Early modern Dutch history; 7. Social and mental history of Calvinism in Germany and North-western Europe; 8. Urban history

Current post

Professor Emeritus, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften der Humboldt Universität, Berlin

Past appointments

Other Foreign Institutions Professor Emeritus, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin

Jan 2010 -

Publications

Civic Calvinism in North-western Germany and the Netherlands, Kirksville 1991 (Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies, vol. 17).

Martin Luther - Rebell in einer Zeit des Umbruchs München 4th edition C.H. Beck 2016; French and Danish 2015; Italian and Norwegian 2016; Englisch forthcoming Oxford U.P. )

Die neue Zeit. Vom Christenheitseuropa zum Europa der Staaten.1250 bis 1750 Berlin (Siedler) 1999

Konfessionalisierung und Staatsinteressen. Internationale Beziehungen 1559-1659, Paderborn (Schöningh) 2007

Aufbruch und Krise; Höfe und Allianzen, Deutsche Geschichte 1517-1763 1988/89. Berlin Siedler Verl.

Religion, Political Culture, and the Emergence of Early Modern Society. Essays in German and Dutch History Leiden (Brill) 1992

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