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HT-samtal #40 - Hedersdoktorer 2017: Hartmut Lehmann

HT-samtal #40 - Hedersdoktorer 2017: Hartmut Lehmann

In 2017 The Faculties of Humanities and Theology appointed six honorary doctors. In the days leading up to the conferment ceremony on 2 June, a number of lectures and talks featuring the honorary doctors were held in Lund. Everything was recorded and is presented here as podcasts. Part 2 of 6: a lecture by Hartmut Lehmann.

Hartmut Lehmann is a German historian and honorary professor in church history at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität in Kiel. He has been the director of the German Historical Institute in Washington D.C., and of the Max-Planck Institute for History in Göttingen. Lehmann is a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and member of the Göttingen Academy of Wissenschaften. For a long time, his focus has been on church history, in particular the Reformation and Reformation jubilees, pietism, as well as the church and national socialism.

And national socialism is also at the center of the lecture Lehmann gave. The title is "Fatal Coincidenc