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Studies in Church History 53 and book SALE!

Studies in Church History 53, Translating Christianity, edited by Simon
DItchfield, Charlotte Methuen and Andrew Spicer, is now available at
members' price (£25). Please note that this is the subscription volume for
2016-17: if your subscription began between July 2016 and June 2017, you
should have received this volume already and there is no need to order it.
If you think you ought to have received it, and have not done so, please
contact Dr Tim Grass: ehseditorial@gmail.com

Book Prize Shortlist

We are pleased to announce that four books have been shortlisted for the inaugural EHS Book Prize: Clare Copeland, Maria Maddalena de'Pazzi; Zachary Purvis, Theology and the University in Nineteenth-Century Germany; Richard Sowerby, Angels in Early Medieval England; Joseph Stubenrauch, The Evangelical Age of Ingenuity, all published by Oxford University Press. 

The winner will be announced at the Winter Meeting on 20 January 2018.

Alexandra Walsham CBE

In the recent Queen's Birthday Honours, Professor Alexandra Walsham (EHS President 2012-13) was made CBE, for services to history. A fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, Professor Walsham has been a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society since 1999 and was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2009 and of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 2013. "I am bewildered and humbled by this unexpected honour, which I am still struggling to take in," she commented. "I hope that I can endeavour to deserve it by providing further service to History in the coming years."

Call for Committee Members

We are seeking two new committee members to serve from 2017-20, to be elected at the AGM in Exeter on 19 July. This is a great chance to bring new ideas and energy to our thinking as a Society. If you wish to know more about what this might entail, please contact Gareth Atkins.

Postgraduate Bursaries Awarded

We have awarded ten postgraduate bursaries for the upcoming conference Churches & Education 2017 at Exeter.

The recipients of the bursary are:

  • Alistair Beecher (Oxford)
  • Jennifer Bond (SOAS)
  • Revd Teresia Derlén (KCL)
  • Nicholas Dixon (Cambridge)
  • Pedro Feitoza (Cambridge)
  • Catherine Freeman (Greenwich)
  • Naomi Gardom (Oxford)
  • Eugene Lyutko (St Tikhon's Orthodox University, Moscow)
  • Caitriona McCartney (Durham)
  • Rebecca Springer (Oxford)

Postdoctoral vacancies at Durham: Herbert Hensley Henson Project

The School of Government and International Affairs (SGIA) and the Department of History at Durham invite applications for two full-time PDRAs, appointed for three years. They will be employed on an AHRC funded project on ‘Church, State and Nation’ in Britain during the first four decades of the twentieth century. The focus of this project is the unpublished journals of the leading twentieth-century churchman, public moralist and member of the House of Lords, Herbert Hensley Henson, Bishop of Durham, 1920‒1939.

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