Luise Schorn-Schütte



Professor of Modern History at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main

Resident at the Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften:
October 2010‒March 2011

Research topic at the Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften:
»Die Geschichtlichkeit politischer Normen. Grundzüge einer politica christiana im Europa des 16./17. Jahrhunderts«

Research partner:
While at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Professor Schorn-Schütte will be working together with Professor Ronald Asch (Freiburg University) and Scott Hendrix (Prof. em Princeton Theological Seminary).

Scholarly profile of Luise Schorn-Schütte


Main areas of research:
History of political ideas and theories in Europe during the early modern period (16th-18th centuries); history of the European Reformation in the 16th and 17th centuries; social and confessional history of the European middle classes (16th-18th centuries); theoretical basis of the study of history; history of science in the 19th and 20th centuries

Selected publications:
  1. Konfessionskriege und Expansion. Europa 1500‒1648, München: Beck 2010.
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  3. Geschichte Europas in der Frühen Neuzeit. Studienhandbuch 1500‒1789 (= UTB 8414), Paderborn: Schöningh 2009.
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  5. »The ›New Clergys‹ in Europe. Protestant Pastors and Catholic Reform Clergy after the Reformation«, in: The Impact of the European Reformation. Princes, clergy and people, ed. von Bridget Heal und Ole Peter Grell, Aldershot: Ashgate 2008, S. 103-124.
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  7. (ed. with Robert von Friedeburg), Politik und Religion ‒ Eigenlogik oder Verzahnung? Europa im 16. Jahrhundert, München: Oldenbourg 2007.
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  9. Historische Politikforschung. Eine Einführung, München: Beck 2006.
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  11. Karl V. Kaiser zwischen Mittelalter und Neuzeit, München: Beck 2000.
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  13. Die Reformation. Vorgeschichte, Verlauf, Wirkungen, München: Beck 1996 (revised edition 2006).

Institutional affiliations:
rn»Principal Investigator« des Exzellenclusters »Die Herausbildung normativer Ordnungen« (since 2007)rnVice-president of the German Research Foundation (July 2004‒July 2010)

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Institutional affiliation:
rnInstitut für europäische Geschichte in Mainz; Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft of Goethe University; Osnabrück University; Deutsch-Polnische Wissenschaftsstiftung des Bundes und des Landes Brandenburg; Gutenberg Forschungskolleg of Mainz University; Erfurt University

rnrnLink: Professor Schorn-Schütte‘s homepage, Goethe University