H-WRBI Annual Conference: Sources and the History of Women Religious

8-9 June 2017, School of Education, College of Social Sciences & Law, University College Dublin

The 2017 H-WRBI Annual Conference will take place at University College Dublin, Ireland. Conference panels and papers will examine the history of women religious,
medieval to modern. The conference will explore themes such as:

• Education
• Healthcare and medical history
• Visual culture
• Politics and public life
• Mission and missionaries
• Archives and access: issues for researchers and/or archivists
• Interpreting sources
• The future for sources & records: considerations for religious orders
• The material culture of religious life
• Writing, painting, photography or composition
• The financial management of convents and monasteries
• Church hierarchy
• Photographs and the visual historical record of women religious
• Ephemera in convent collections
• Oral histories of women religious
• Digitisation and the future of sources
• Publishing and the history of women religious

For enquiries contact: hwrbi.conference@gmail.com
The deadline to submit proposals has passed, however, non-presenting delegates are also welcome to register for the conference.
Website: https://historyofwomenreligious.org

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