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. 

Theologies of Reading in the Nineteenth Century: a Colloquium

23 February 2017, Beves Room, King's College, Cambridge

Ross Wilson,'Devoted to Literature? Reading in the Nineteenth Century and Today'
Respondents: Laura Kilbride and Michael Hurley

Charles LaPorte,'Shakespeare's Scriptures and Victorian Biblical Hermeneutics'
Alison Knight and Adrian Poole

For enquiries please contact Ruth Jackson - or Michael Ledger-Lomas -

Christianity and Scottish Global Networks, 1603-1950

3-4 June 2016, Research Institute for Irish and Scottish Studies & Centre for the Study of Global Empires, University of Aberdeen: Humanity Manse, Old Aberdeen

A colloquium to examine the role played by religion and religious belief in motivating, shaping, and informing the Scottish experience of exile, empire, and emigration, and the creation, maintenance, or attenuation of Scottish identity overseas.  Papers are welcomed on all aspects of the Scottish religious experience outwith Britain (but including Ireland) from 1603 to the modern period.

Scottish Church History Society: one day Conference

Saturday October 22nd 2016 in Edinburgh Theological Seminary,  The Mound, Edinburgh, 10 am - 4 pm.
Deadline for proposals: 31 August 2016
The main paper on this occasion will be given by Professor Jane Dawson of New College, Edinburgh, on John Knox.

Proposals are invited for short (20 minute max) papers on any aspect of Scottish church history for the first of a series of twice-yearly conferences.  Proposals are also welcome for a session of three  related papers if agreement has been reached between the three presenters.

'A Most Remarkable Dean': An exploration of the life & career of Eric Milner-White 1884-1963

Saturday 11 June, 10 am, University of York

The Sheldon Memorial Trust invites you to explore the life and career of Eric Milner-White, Dean of York from 1941 to 1963, Priest, Soldier, Churchman, Educationalist, Liturgist and Collector, in a programme of talks to be held in the Bowland  Auditorium of the Berrick Saul Building on the Heslington East Campus of the University of York. This exploration will include a wide variety of speakers with specialist knowledge in the many fields to which Dean Milner-White so richly contributed.

30th Irish Conference of Medievalists

The ICM invites proposals for papers on any aspect of medieval studies, including but not limited to: history, archaeology, literature, linguistics, art history, theology, philosophy.

Papers should last 20 minutes (+ 10 minutes for discussion). We also encourage proposals for themed sessions comprising 3 speakers (please provide a proposal for each paper, and you are welcome to nominate your own session chair). Proposals should contain the following information: name; institutional affiliation (if any); email address; abstract (max. 250 words)


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