Institute of Modern History

Dr. Sukhwan Kang

Academic Researcher


Seminar für Neuere Geschichte
Wilhelmstraße 36
72074 Tübingen

Email: sukhwan.kangspam
Tel.: 07071 29-77131


Office hours

After taking contact via E-mail.


Office: Hegelbau, 2nd floor, room 203

Curriculum Vitae

Global Encounters Fellow
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG), Mainz

Instructor of History

Idaho State University & University of Maryland, Baltimore County at Shady Grove, USA

Lecturer of History

Georgetown University

PhD in History

Georgetown University, USA

Research Associate

Lucien-Febvre Centre, Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France

Lecturer of History

Korea Military Academy

MA in European History

Seoul National University, Korea

BA in History Education

Korea University

Nagoya University Program for Academic Exchange (NUPACE), Nagoya, Japan


Research interests

  • Early Modern Europe and the Atlantic World

  • Religious Tolerance/Coexistence

  • Refugees

  • Minorities

  • Reformation

  • Huguenots

  • Immigrants and Migration

  • French History

  • Legal History

  • World History

  • History of Underrepresented Groups

Research projects

Current Projects

From “Persecuted” Minority to Anxious Immigrant: The Huguenot Refugees’ Struggle for Integration in the Atlantic World, 1680-1750

Book manuscript (in progress)

Between Peaceful Coexistence and Ongoing Conflict: Religious Tolerance and the Protestant Minority in Seventeenth-Century France


  • “Coexisting in Intolerance under the Edict of Pacification: The Legal Battle over the Articles of the Edict of Nantes in Normandy, 1650-1685,” French Historical Studies 46, no. 3 (August 2023): 361-92.

Awards and Fellowships

  • Cosmos Scholars Grant, Cosmos Club Foundation, Washington, DC, 2019

  • Huguenot Research Scholarship, Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK, 2019

  • Chateaubriand Research Fellowship, Embassy of France in the USA, 2017-2018
    Research Associate, Lucien Febvre Centre, Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France (supervision of Prof. Dr. Hugues Daussy)

  • Seoul National University Foundation-Samsung Electronics Scholarship, 2009




Idaho State University
  • History 4442 Witchcraft and Magic
University of Maryland, Baltimore County at Shady Grove
  • History 468 The Age of Enlightenment

Georgetown University
  • History 007 Introduction to Early History: Europe I
  • History 332 Religious Conflict and Minorities/Refugees in Europe
  • MSFS (Master of Science in Foreign Service) 507 Globalization: Inter-Societal Relations
Korea Military Academy
  • Korean History and World History