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The Ethics of Protestantism and the Spirit of Capitalism

Prof. Robert H. Nelson, University of Maryland, author of Lutheranism and the Nordic Spirit of Social Democracy, Aarhus Universitetsforlag 2017, visits the Saxo-Institute.

We would like to invite you to a workshop on Max Weber’s The Ethics of Protestantism and the Spirit of Capitalism in relation to modern Nordic history and historiography.

Programme

Introduction and chair – Ass. Prof. Charlotte Appel

  • Prof. Robert H. Nelson: Lutheranism and the Nordic spirit of social democracy
  • Ass. Prof. Sidsel Eriksen: Anglo-American protestant movements in Scandinavia and Max Weber’s studies in Protestantism and the making of American capitalism

Discussant: Prof. Niels Finn Christiansen

The workshop will be conducted in English. There is still space for further contributions to the programme. If you are interested, please contact us as soon as possible.

We are looking forward to stimulating discussions about this ever relevant topic.

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