This international interdisciplinary seminar is aimed at the advancement of our knowledge in the three following sections:
1) the analysis of the ancient ideas, beliefs and religious practices and their continuity in the Early Modern World, related to the theory and practice of martyrdom. This sections is linked to the formation of politically and religiously differentiated minoritie.
2) The political sensibility of minority religious communities of early modern Europe and America and the links of inclusion and exclusion generated through the practices of martyrdom.
3)The foreign dimension of the Spanish Monarchy in the Early Modern period and the formation of patronage, dependency and friendship networks beyond its borders. The latter are linked to certain views of the Catholic religion, and specially Catholic martyrdom.
Dr. Igor Pérez Tostado
Early Modern History Unit
Geography, History and Philosophy department
Universidad Pablo de Olavide
Carretera de Utrera km. 1
41013 Sevilla, España
fax: +34954348359 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://www.upo.es/historia_moderna
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