The Stanford University Alumni and The University of Chicago Alumni invite you to join us for an evening event and a conference. The theme of the speech will be: “New Perspectives on John Calvin and the Reformation in Geneva” With Special Guest: Barbara Pitkin, Senior Lecturer at Stanford University


Index Ventures
Rue de Jargonnant 2, 6th floor
Geneva, Switzerland


Places will be allocated on a first-come first-serve basis according to the payment of the 30 CHF participation fee. Please make payment to account 0251-592200-32, S. Rada Zocco, Credit Suisse, P. de la Monnaie 1-3, 1204 Geneva

Speaker Profiles

Barbara Pitkin (Speaker)
Senior Lecturer, Stanford University

Barbara Pitkin teaches in the Department of Religious Studies and she specializes in the history of Christian thought, with a particular emphasis on the religious developments in late medieval and early modern Europe. She teaches courses on medieval Christianity, sixteenth-century reformations, the history of biblical interpretation, and women and religion. She is the author of a book on John Calvin’s understanding of faith and numerous articles on his interpretation of scripture and children in Calvin’s Geneva. Most recently she has co-edited The Formation of Clerical and Confessional Identities in Early Modern Europe.


Stanford Alumni Club