EHS Postgraduate Colloquium

This lively and popular annual event is open to all postgraduates. Research students working on any aspect of religious history from late antiquity to the twenty-first century are warmly invited to present twenty-minute papers on their work at an informal day-long colloquium. The most recent postgraduate colloquium took place on 4 March 2016 at Magdalene College, Cambridge. 

A Spiritual Journey: the Life and Ideas of Sebastian Moore, 1917-2014

Downside Abbey, 1-2 September 2017

Sebastian Moore was one of the most outspoken and brilliant religious thinkers of the later twentieth century.  His life as a monk at the Benedictine Abbey of Downside was changed decisively when he became a parish priest in a deprived Liverpool city parish in the 1960s and his refusal to return in 1970 led to an academic career in the United States,

Reformation 500

20-21st October 2017
Christ Church Cathedral Dublin, and Dublin City University

Church of Ireland Historical Society, in conjunction with the Catholic Historical Society of Ireland would like to announce their Reformation Conference.

Keynote Speakers
Dr Scott Dixon - Martin Luther and the Reformation
Prof Peter Marshall - Tudor Brexit: How European were the British and Irish Reformations?

Martin Luther and the East Midlands

30 September 2017 10am-5pm
De Montfort University, Leicester (Clephan Building)

A one-day public history & archaeology conference to mark the 500th anniversary of the beginnings of the Reformation in Europe and Britain. The conference will examine some of the effects of the Reformation on the East Midlands in the 16th and early 17th centuries.

Reframing Stained Glass in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Culture, Aesthetics, Contexts

11-12 May, CRASSH, Cambridge, CB3 9DT

The nineteenth century witnessed a revolution in the design and production of stained glass. Yet despite its ubiquity in secular and sacred settings across the British world, stained glass has received surprisingly little attention from historians of art, religion, literature and culture.

This conference aims to open up fresh perspectives on stained glass as an architectural, artistic, decorative, commemorative and devotional medium.


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