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College Communities Abroad: Education, Migration and Catholicism in Early Modern Europe

Liam Chambers and Thomas O'Connor


In the early modern period, Catholic communities in Protestant jurisdictions were impelled to establish colleges for the education and formation of students in more hospitable Catholic territories. The Irish, English and Scots Colleges founded in France, Flanders, the Iberian peninsula, Rome and elsewhere are the best known, but the phenomenon extended to Dutch and Scandinavian foundations in southern Flanders and the German lands. Similarly colleges were established in Rome for various national communities, among whom the Maronites are a striking example. The first colleges were founded in th ... More

Keywords: colleges, migration, historiography, transnational, comparative

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781784995140
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781784995140.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Liam Chambers, editor
Mary Immaculate College, Limerick

Thomas O'Connor, editor
Maynooth University