Lucian Hölscher

Lucian Hölscher is a renowned Bochum historian and first holder of the “Hans Blumenberg Visiting Professorship” at the University of Münster’s Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics”. He is emeritus professor for modern history and the theory of history at Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB). He has been a member of the board of RUB’s Käte Hamburger Kolleg “Dynamics of Religion between Asia and Europe”. The historian is one of the internationally leading representatives of social, cultural and religious history of the modern era, and has given major impetus to a new theory of history. One of his most important works is his “Geschichte der protestantischen Frömmigkeit” (History of Protestant piety), which describes the change of Protestant piety from the Reformation until the early 20th century.

International Workshop: Analysing Historical Narratives

Date and Venue

7 - 9 July 2016
House for the History of the Ruhr, Institute for Social Movements, Clemensstr. 17-19, 44789 Bochum


Nicola Brauch, Stefan Berger, Chris Lorenz

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