The Luther Decade and Reformation Quincentenary: A First Assessment

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 4-6pm
Lecture at GHI West (3335 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley)
Speaker: Hartmut Lehmann

GHI West, the Berkeley Office of the German Historical Institute, Washington DC, co-presents a lecture with GHI founding director Hartmut Lehmann, one of the best known German historians of the tumultuous age of Reformation. Hartmut Lehmann is a past Director at the Max Planck Institute for History in Göttingen, and a former research fellow at the University of Chicago, Princeton University, and the Australian National University in Canberra. He is a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Two local Luther Scholars, Chris Ocker of San Francisco Theological Seminary/GTU and Kirsi Stjerna of Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary/GTU will be commentators.

This free and public lecture is hosted by UC Berkeley’s Department of History and is co-sponsored by GHI West, by the Institute of European Studies at UC Berkeley and by the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion.

For more information, please email Heike Friedman (friedman@ghi-dc.org).