Konferenz: Looking Beyond the Paradigm

Plakat Looking Beyond the ParadigmReformation and Religious Diversity across Borders and Cultures in Central and Southeastern Europe

8. - 10. Juni 2023
Lutheran Theological University
1141 Budapest, Rózsavölgyi köz 3

International conference

Thursday, 8th June 2023
14:00 Conference Opening: Welcome and Greetings

14:15 Introduction to the Topic of the Conference

14:45 Session I: The Context and Experiences of the Reformation in Central and Southeastern Europe (Chair: Ulrich A. Wien)
Zoltán Csepregi (Budapest): Eine Hagiographie ohne Scheiterhaufen? Der gewundene Weg der evangelischen Martyrologie in Ungarn des 16.–18. Jahrhunderts

15:45 Coffee Break

16:00 Zsombor Tóth (Budapest): East of Eden: Understanding Reformation(s) in Eastern and Central Europe – Methodological Considerations
Sándor Papp (Szeged): Das Osmanische Reich: ein tolerantes Gemeinwesen? / Tolerance revisited? The Ottoman Policies

18:00 Reception

Friday, 9th June 2023
9:00 Session II: Transcultural / Transconfessional Developments and Encounters in the 16th and 17th Centuries – Part One (Chair: Angela Ilić)
Monika Bizoňová (Prešov): The Spread of the Reformation on the Periphery of the Kingdom of Hungary – the Spiš / Zips / Szepes Region
Karl W. Schwarz (Bratislava, Vienna): „der religions halben maß und ordnung“: Kirchenordnung im 16. Jahrhundert - bei Primus Truber und Johannes Mathesius

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Réka Újlaki-Nagy (Budapest): On the Border of Christianity and Judaism. Transylvanian Sabbatarianism
Edit Szegedi (Cluj-Napoca): Die Grenzen der konfessionellen Abgrenzung im Siebenbürgen des 17. Jahrhunderts

12:30 Lunch Break

14:00 Session III: Transcultural / Transconfessional Developments and Encounters in the 16th and 17th Centuries – Part Two (Chair: Zsombor Tóth)
Péter Kónya (Prešov): Helvetische Konfession. Wie eine ungewünschte Reformationsrichtung in den königlichen Freistädten zur Formierung der interkonfessionellen Grenze in Ober-Ungarn im 16. – 17. Jahrhundert beitrug
Ingrid Papp (Budapest): The Interaction of Cultures in the Kingdom of Hungary in the Seventeenth-Century

15:30 Coffee Break

15:45 Hanna Mazheika (Warsaw): Ruthenian Students at the University of Ingolstadt and Incentives for Conversion to Catholicism

16:30 Visit to Select Sites, Group Dinner in the City

Saturday, 10th June 2023
9:00 Session IV: Transnational and Transconfessional Memory Cultures (Chair: Ildikó Horn)
Angela Ilić (Munich): Remembering the Reformation as Shared Heritage? A Survey of Memory Cultures and Historiographies in Central Europe
Csilla Gábor (Cluj-Napoca): Interconfessionality and Interculturality in Action
Zdenko Širka (Prague): Traditions of St Wenceslas and St Sava: Similarities and Differences

11:15 Coffee Break

11:30 Session V: Transcultural / Transconfessional Developments and Encounters in the 17th and 18th Centuries (Chair: Herman Selderhuis)
Boro Bronza (Banja Luka, Bern): Relations between the Protestants and the Serbian Orthodox Church in the Space of Hungary in the First Half of the 18th century
Annamária Kónya (Prešov): On the periphery of the Reformation: The Slovak and Ruthenian Reformed in Upper Hungary in the 17th-19th Century. On one historical stereotype of Calvinism as the “Hungarian faith”

13:00 Lunch Break

14:00 Session VI: Protestants in the Fields of Culture and Education (Chair: Tibor Fabiny)
Júlia Demeter (Budapest): Calvinist school theatre in Hungary: Forbidden, tolerated, encouraged?
Vadim Dudkin (Minsk): Transformation of the University Education System in Early Modern Europe

15:30 Conclusion of the Conference

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