Professor Howard Hotson

Recent DPhil students

who have published their dissertations as follows:

Lyke de Vries, Reformation, Revolution, Renovation: The Roots and Reception of the Rosicrucian Call for General Reform (Leiden: Brill, 2021)

Karen Hollewand, The Banishment of Beverland: Sex, Sin, and Scholarship in the Seventeenth-Century Dutch Republic (Leiden: Brill, 2019).  

Benjamin Merkle, Defending the Trinity in the Reformed Palatinate: The Elohistae (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015).

Brandon Marriott, Transnational Networks and Cross-Religious Exchange in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean and Atlantic Worlds: Sabbatai Sevi and the Lost Tribes of Israel (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015) 

Alan Ross, Daum’s Boys: Schools and the Republic of Letters in Early Modern Germany (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015).


I  currently teach:

Prelims FHS
European and World History III: Renaissance, Reformation and Renewal, 1400-1650 European and World History VI: Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700
Optional Subject VII: Nature and Art in the Renaissance European and World History: Global Networks of Innovation, 1000-1700: China, Islam and the Rise of the West
  Special Subject XIV: The Scientific Movement of the Seventeenth Century