About

The Reformation Research Consortium (REFORC) is a unique and international association of universities, research institutions, companies, societies and individuals focusing on Early Modern Christianity (ca. 1400-ca. 1700).

Our Purpose and Mission
Our Purpose and Mission

REFORC strengthens interdisciplinary research on Early Modern Christianity.

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Early Modern Christianity
Early Modern Christianity

REFORC has Early Modern Christianity as its field of inquiry.

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Governance
Governance

REFORC is legally a department of Refo500 Foundation, seated in the Netherlands with ANBI Status (Charitable Incorporated Organisation).

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Membership Association
Membership Association

REFORC is an association whose members are individuals and academic institutions with a special interest in Early Modern Christianity.

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Board

Anne Eusterschulte
Anne Eusterschulte

Professor of History of Philosophy of the Institute for Philosophy at the Free University Berlin.

Volker Leppin
Volker Leppin

Church Historian and Director of the Institute for Late Middle Ages and Reformation times at Tübingen.

Alberto Melloni
Alberto Melloni

Church Historian and Director of the Fondazione per le Scienze Religiose Giovanni XXIII for Religious Studies in Bologna.

Peter Opitz
Peter Opitz

Professor of Historical Theology and Ecclesiastical History in the School of Theology and Director of the Institute for Swiss Reformation History at the University of Zurich.

Zsombor Tóth
Zsombor Tóth

Literary Historian. Senior Research Fellow HAS, RCH, Institute for Literary Studies. Central and Southeastern Europe Coordinator for Refo500.

Tarald Rasmussen
Tarald Rasmussen

Professor of Church History of the Faculty of Theology at the University of Oslo.

Herman Selderhuis
Herman Selderhuis

Research Curator of the John a Lasco Library in Emden, Professor of Church History and Church Polity at the Theological University Apeldoorn, director of Refo500, president of the Board of REFORC.

Violet Soen
Violet Soen

Professor of Early Modern Religious History at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Faculty of Arts).

Anna Vind
Anna Vind

Associate Professor of Church History at the Section of Church History, University of Copenhagen. Also Secretary of the Board of REFORC.

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