Was New Amsterdam’s Reputation for Religious Tolerance Earned? An Atlantic Perspective, 11/8/18

The New Amsterdam History Center Lecture Series Presents

Was New Amsterdam’s Reputation

for Religious Tolerance Earned?

An Atlantic Perspective


Presentations and discussion on New Amsterdam and religious toleration,

Noah Gelfand

“Opportunities and Insults: Understanding the Minimal Jewish Presence in New Netherland”

Danny Noorlander

“Revisiting the Tolerance Question: Calvinists and Their Competitors in the Dutch Atlantic World”

Followed by a Q&A

Thursday, November 8, 2018 The Netherland Club of New York
6:30 to 8:00 PM Warwick NY – Warwick room
65 West 54th Street – New York

Admission $10
$15 at the door;

Free for NAHC members
& Netherland Club Members
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Noah L. Gelfand earned his Ph.D. in Atlantic History
and US History to 1877 from New York University.
Among his awards are a Quinn Foundation fellowship
from the McNeil Center for Early American Studies and
a Touro National Heritage Trust fellowship from the John
Carter Brown Library. He is currently working on a book
about the Jewish Atlantic world during the early modern
era. He teaches history at the University of Connecticut
at Stamford and at Hunter College.
Danny Noorlander teaches colonial American history,
the Atlantic world, and European expansion at the State
University of New York at Oneonta. His research and publications
cover various aspects of the seventeenth-century
Dutch experience in America and around the world.
His book on religion in the Dutch Atlantic is forthcoming
from Cornell University Press.