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Martin Kötters

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Theologische Fakultät

room 13 (EG)
Franckeplatz 1 / Haus 30
06110 Halle

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CV

  • Born in Halle (Saale) in 1985
  • Study of Protestant Theology, Italian Studies and Educational Sciences at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg following Abitur (university entrance examination) and Zivildienst (alternative civilian service)
  • 11/2012 - 06/2014: Research Assistant at the Faculty of Theology
  • 06/2014: First State Examination to qualify as a secondary school teacher in Germany
  • 10/2014 - 03/2015: Research Assistant (with the relevant qualification) at the Chair for Modern Church History to carry out a project funded by the Protestant Church in Central Germany (Evangelische Kirche in Mitteldeutschland, EKM)
  • Since 07/2015: Doctoral candidate at the Chair for Modern Church History
  • 07/2015 - 10/2017: Received an EKM scholarship
  • Since Winter Semester 2015/2016: Lecturer at the Faculty of Theology (in theological propaedeutics)
  • 11/2017 - 12/2018: Research Assistant (substitute) for master's and module coordination in the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Theology
  • 01/2019 - 06/2019: Personal advisor to the regional bishop of the EKM
  • 07/2019 - 04/2020: Received an EKM scholarship
  • Since 06/2020: Research Associate for master's and module coordination in the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Theology

Church activities

  • Since Autumn 2015: Commissioned to serve as voluntary preacher at the Protestant Church District Halle-Saalkreis (in the Luther parish in Halle (Saale) as well as in the parish area of Hohenthurm)

Academic interests (in Protestant Theology):

  • Regional and contemporary ecclesiastical history
  • History of the Protestant Church of the Church Province of Saxony
  • 20th-century Church History (especially Weimar Republic, National Socialism, GDR)

Publications

Current research project /doctoral project

  • Title: “Entnazifizierung” und Neuaufbau der Evangelischen Kirche der Kirchenprovinz Sachsen (Zeitraum: 1945 bis 1950) / “Denazification” and rebuilding of the Protestant Church of the Church Province of Saxony (1945-1950)

Concluded research project

  • Title: Erschließung von archivalischen Beständen der Kirchenprovinz Sachsen hinsichtlich “Entnazifizierung” und Neuaufbau (Zeitraum: 1945 bis 1952) / Indexing of the archival holdings of the Church Province of Saxony with a focus on "denazification" and reconstruction (1945-1952)

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