Natalia Nowakowska, Associate Professor, Somerville College, University of Oxford
Natalia Nowakowska has been a Tutor and Fellow in Early Modern History at Somerville College, University of Oxford, since 2007. She read History at Oxford as an undergraduate, and went on to hold post-doctoral positions at King's College London and University College, Oxford (and to work briefly in social policy). She is the author of a prize-winning first book on late medieval Poland, recipient of a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship, and is currently the Principal Investigator of a major five-year European-Research Council funded project entitled 'Jagiellonians: Dynasty, Memory & Identity in Central Europe'.
PART 1: HYPOTHESIS Introduction: Beyond Toleration - the Reformation before Confessionalisation PART 2. CONTEXTS People, Places, Texts 1. A New Narrative? The Polish Monarchy & the Early Reformation (1518-c.1540) PART 3. EPISODES 2. Drama in Danzig: The Crown & Reformation in Royal Prussia. 3. A Naughty Nephew: The Polish Crown & Lutheran Ducal Prussia 4. Hollow Law? Royal Edicts Against Lutheranism 5. 'A Most Pious Prince': The Reformation Diplomacy of Sigismund I 6. A Smoked Pig, Monsters & Sheep: The Polish Church and Lutheranism PART 4. LANGUAGE ANALYSIS 7. Defining Lutheranism 8. Defining Catholicism Conclusions