Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies



The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at Victoria University in the University of Toronto (CRRS) is a research and teaching centre with a library devoted to the study of the period from approximately 1350 to 1700. Founded in 1964 around a collection of materials by and about the Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam, the CRRS currently organizes lectures, seminars, and an annual international conference; supervises an undergraduate program in Renaissance Studies; hosts visiting and residential fellows; and serves as a focus for early modern studies at the University of Toronto.