Other Conferences

Call for Papers: Voicing Dissent in the Long Reformation: 8th Triennial Conference of the International John Bunyan Society

Aix-en-Provence (France)
6–9 July 2016

Plenary speakers: Alec Ryrie (Durham), Andrew Spicer (Oxford Brookes), Alexandra Walsham (Cambridge), Helen Wilcox (Bangor).

Huguenots, the Church and Society in the Eighteenth Century: Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History Annual Colloquium 2015

Harcourt Hill Campus, Oxford OX2 9AT
4 June 2015


2.30 pm Dr Peter Forsaith: The Methodist debt to the Huguenots.

3.20 pm Dr Ric Berman: ‘Charles Delafaye: a Huguenot civil servant at the heart of government’.

4.00 Tea

4.30 pm. Dr Lionel Laborie: ‘Huguenots and Early Methodism at the Fetter Lane Society’

5.15 pm. Professor Andrew Spicer: 'Degrees of Conformity: French congregations and the Church of England c. 1662-1723'.

6.00 pm Round Table

Nationality, Religion and Music: The Stuarts in Exile

St Mary's College, Oscott
11 June 2015

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CFP: Transforming Male Devotional Practices from the medieval to the early modern

16-17 September 2015
University of Huddersfield

This conference is co-hosted with the Universities of Reading and Liverpool Hope. It aims to explore the social, economic and spatial factors underpinning the changing way ordinary men demonstrated their commitment to God and the church(es) in a period of significant turmoil. Papers that address English male devotional experience from historical, literary, gender studies and material culture perspectives are welcomed. Suggested themes include:

Religion and Society: Domestic piety and lay/household Catholicism.

The Brethren and the Bible

Bishop Woodford House, Ely

The Church and British Politics since 1900

17 August 2015
Birley Room, Hatfield College, Durham University

This one-day conference will contextualise contemporary debate about the Church of England's place in politics, considering the developing facets of the Church’s relationship with British politics over the course of the twentieth century. Papers will reflect on the junctures of this relationship and the forces which shaped their profile.

 Attendance will be free and lunch provided.

The Protestant Spirit: The Holy Spirit in Protestant thought, practice and experience, 1500-1900

An interdisciplinary conference on the Holy Spirit, history and Protestant spirituality
St John’s College, University of Oxford
23-25 September 2015

Keynote Speakers:

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