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The Ecclesiastical History Society (EHS) was founded in 1961 and aims to foster interest in, and to advance the study of, all areas of the history of the Christian Churches.

Latest announcements

The call for papers for our summer conference on the theme of The Church and the Law is now available, please submit early proposals via the proposal form by 31st December 2017, and 31st March 2018 for the final deadline.

The 2017 summer conference was also the happy occasion for the announcement of two prizewinners, Emily Turner (Edinburgh) was awarded the Kennedy Prize, and Conor O’Brien (Cambridge) received the President's Prize.

We are also pleased to announce the books shortlisted for the first ever EHS Book Prize, whose winner will be announced at the Winter Meeting in January. Entries are also welcome for the best first monograph on the history of Christianity published in the 2017 calendar year. 

Check out our new blog post on 'The Past is a Foreign Country': Reflections on Travelling and the Study of History by Andrew J. Pottenger. If members would like to contribute a blog post please email richardsonpublicity@gmail.com

EHS Conference 2017/18

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