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Professor Ulinka Rublack

Professor Ulinka Rublack is a cultural historian of early modern Europe. Her areas of specific expertise are: Reformation History, Gender History, Material Culture, Visual Culture, the Holy Roman Empire, Witchcraft and the History of Crime. She has wider interests in world history and historical methodology.

Her key book publications in English are:

The Astronomer and the Witch: Johannes Kepler's Defence of his Mother, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2015.

As editor, A Concise Companion to History, Oxford University Press, March 2011.

Dressing Up: Cultural Identity in Renaissance Europe, Oxford University Press 2010.  Winner of the R. Bainton Prize.

Reformation Europe, Cambridge University Press 2004.

The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany, pbk Oxford University Press 2000, shortlisted for the Longmann Book of the Year Prize.

As editor, Gender in Early Modern German History, Cambridge University Press Past and Present Series, paperback 2010.

Her book, Dressing Up, focuses on the history of fashion in the period 1400-1800 to interlink the histories of visuality, consumption and identity in new ways. The Concise Companion attempts an introduction to key themes in history, ranging from Power to Commerce, Emotion to The Force of Ideas, in which Western history does not provide the central experience for readers.  Ulinka Rublack serves on the editorial boards of The Historical JournalFashion Theory and Culture & Society. She is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society since 1999.

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