Guido Marnef

Guido Marnef


Sint-Jacobsmarkt 13
2000 Antwerpen, BEL

Guido Marnef is professor at the History Department of the University of Antwerp and a member of the Center for Urban History. His research focuses on the Protestant and Catholic Reformation in the Low Countries, the Dutch Revolt, cultural life in the cities of the Low Countries with special attention for the role of the printing press, the chambers of rhetoric and education. He is a member of the editorial board of Ons Geestelijk Erf and a member of the advisory board of Trajecta. Religion, Culture and Society in the Low Countries. From 2005 until 2014 he was also a member of the editorial board of Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis. He is president of the Belgian-Dutch Foundation "Colloquium de Brabantse Stad", president of the Flemish-Dutch Society for Early Modern History, and a member of the advisory board of Refo500. He was a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (January - July 1995), the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, Wassenaar (September 2006 - June 2007), and the VLAC - the research center of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium (January - June 2011). From October 2016 until June 2017 he  spent a sabbatical leave as Brill fellow at the Scaliger Institute of Leiden University working on his book about the Calvinist Republic in Antwerp (1577-1585).


Recent news:

- New publications:

- Guido Marnef, 'An Experiment in Social Equality? The Case of The Calvinist Republic in Antwerp (1577-1585)', in: Bruno Blondé et al. (eds.), Inequality and the City in the Low Countries (1200-2020). (Studies in European Urban History 1100-1800, vol. 50), Turnhout: Brepols, 2020, p. 183-197.

Guido Marnef en Anne-Laure Van Bruaene, 'Civic Religion: Community, Identity and Religious Transformation', in: Bruno Blondé et al. (eds.), City and Society in the Low Countries, 1100-1600, Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2018, p. 128-161. (Dutch edition: Academie Press, 2016; French edition ni print.)

Guido Marnef, 'Civic Religions', in: Ulinka Rublack (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Protestant Reformations, Oxford: Oxford UP, 2017, p. 546-564. (Paperback edition 2019)

Guido Marnef, 'The Building of a Lutheran Church in Antwerp (1566-1567)', in: Irene Dingel (ed.), Matthias Flacius Illyricus. Biographische Kontexte, theologische Wirkunge, historische Rezeption, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2019, p. 67-79.