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Dr. Thea Sumalvico

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Thea Sumalvico

Franckeplatz 1, Haus 30
06110 Halle (Saale)

phone: 03455523021

Postanschrift:
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Theologische Fakultät
Institut für Historische Theologie
Seminar für Kirchengeschichte
Haus 30
Franckeplatz 1,
06110 Halle (Saale)

Sprechzeit: Montags, 15-16 Uhr

CV

* 1991 in Braunschweig

2010: A-level in Hamburg

2010/2011: European Voluntary Service in Wrocław, Poland

2011-2017: studied Theology in Leipzig, Copenhagen and Halle

2017-2020: PhD student with a scholarship of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

since september 2020 research assistant in Modern Church History in Halle

February 2021: Defense of the dissertation (magna cum laude)

PhD

Debates on Baptism in the context of theology and philosophy of the 18th century (defended in february 2021, reviewer: Prof. Stengel, Prof. Ulrich (Halle) and Prof. Breul (Mainz)

Publications

Die  Debatte um die Taufe in den Gelehrten Journalen des 18.  Jahrhunderts,  in: Löffler, Katrin (ed.): Wissen in Bewegung. Gelehrte  Journale, Debatten und der Buchhandel der Aufklärung, Stuttgart 2020,  p. 143-156.

Conference Papers

04/2020 How Private is Religion? Private and Public Religion in Late  18th Century Debates; at the Symposium: Practices of Privacy. Knowledge  in the Making (Centre for Privacy Studies, University of Copenhagen; online)

01/2020 Does Baptism make a Christian? The Discussion about the Effectiveness of Baptism and its Political  Implications in the Second Half of the 18th century; lecture at the Interdisciplinary Centre for the Research on Pietism in Halle

07/2019 Does Baptism make a Christian?  The Discussion about the Effectiveness of Baptism and its Political  Implications in the Second Half of the 18th century; at the  International Congress on the Enlightenment (British Society for  Eighteenth-Century Studies; Edinburgh)

12/2018 Baptism as an  example for religious discussions in the 18th century;auf der Tagung:  Enlightenment and Religion Ideas and Practices in
Local and Trans-European Perspective (University of Copenhagen)

12/2018 Baptism in the Context of Theology and Philosophy of the 18th Century; lecture the Interdisciplinary Centre for the Research on Pietism in Halle

09/2018 Die Debatte um die Taufe in den Gelehrten Journalen des 18. Jahrhunderts; at the Conference: Wissen in Bewegung. Gelehrte
Journale, Debatten und der Buchhandel der Aufklärung (Göttingen Academy of Science and Humanities/University-library Leipzig)

Course offerings

Summer 21:

  • Karl Aner (1879-1933). Nationalist, Pacifist and Enlightenment-Researcher
  • Church during National Socialism

Previous semesters
- Lutheran Confessions in their Context

  • Church in World War I
  • Debates on Judaism, Citizenship Rights and Baptism in 18th century
  • Debates on Baptism in the 18th century

Research interests

Theology of the 18th Century

Baptismal Theology

Church History in the early 20th Century

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