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Britt Schlünz

Research Scholar (Apr 2023-Mar 2024)

Dr. phil.

Britt Schlünz studied history and philosophy at both the Humboldt-University of Berlin and University College London. For her PhD dissertation in history at Humboldt-University, she investigated the relationship between Catholic piety and politics in nineteenth-century Spain. Britt was a member of the Max Planck International Research School “Moral Economies of Modern Societies” at the Max Planck Institute of Human Development and a visiting fellow at the German Historical Institute Rome as well as at the University of California at Berkeley. Her monograph Pastoral und Politik. Katholische Frömmigkeit im Spanien des 19. Jahrhunderts is forthcoming with Campus-Verlag in 2023.

Since 2023 she has been a research scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) as part of the joint project LeNa Shape (Guidelines for Sustainability Management), which establishes the principle of “research in societal responsibility” regarding science organization and research processes. She also coordinates the MPIWG’s Sustainability Group.

Selected Publications

Schlünz, Britt n.d. Pastoral und Politik: Katholische Frömmigkeit im Spanien des 19. Jahrhunderts. Religion und Moderne 26. Frankfurt am Main: Campus.

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Schlünz, Britt (2021). “Pastoral und Politik: Katholische Frömmigkeit im spanischen Liberalismus, 1833-1868.” PhD Thesis. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

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Blass, Björn, Timon de Groot, Alexandra Esche, Till Großmann, Marvin Menniken, and Britt Schlünz (2017). “A Selection of the 22 Current PhD Projects.” presented at the Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board 2017, Berlin, Max Planck Institute for…

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Presentations, Talks, & Teaching Activities

Workshop: "Forschen in gesellschaftlicher Verantwortung – Strategische Forschungsplanung" (organizer)

Leibnitz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe

Leipzig, Germany