Profile

Name

Beat Kümin

Affiliation(s)

Department of History, University of Warwick

How did you learn about My-Parish?

Other

E-mail Address (available to other members)

b.kumin@warwick.ac.uk

Web Page

http://go.warwick.ac.uk/beatkumin

What aspects of parish life, culture and heritage most interest you?

drink and sociability, officeholding and local government, ritual, devotion and religious change

Which regions most interest you?

British Isles, Germany, The Alpine Territories

What resources or experiences were most influential in shaping your parish interests?

Parish Seminar at the Institute of Historical Research, London (early 1990s)
Collaborative projects with German, Swiss, UK and US colleagues
Warwick Network for Parish Research

With what parish or parishes do you feel the strongest connection and why?

Ashburton (Devon); Botolph Aldersgate (London); Yatton (Somerset)
Gersau (Switzerland)
Dithmarschen (Germany)