History seminars at the IHR

Modern Religious History

Convenors: Dr. John Maiden (Open University), and Prof. John Wolffe (Open University)

Venue: Professor Olga Crisp Room N102, IHR, 1st floor, South block, Senate House

Time:  Wednesday, 5.15pm

Participants are most welcome to join the conveners and speaker for a drink and dinner after the seminar.

Autumn Term 2015
DateSeminar details
21 October Methodist material culture, 1851-1932

Ruth Slater (University College London)

4 November From a son to a brother: George Whitefield's relationship with John Wesley, 1735-39

Dr Geordan Hammond (Aberystwyth University and Nazarene Theological College, Manchester)

18 November The "modern girl" and Catholic religious life, 1940-1970

Dr Carmen Mangion (Birkbeck)

2 December Race, region and resacralisation: new Churches in the North East of England, 1980 to the present

Dr David Goodhew (Cramner Hall, Durham)

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
13 January Sacred and secular martyrdom in Britain and Ireland, 1914-2014

Prof John Wolffe (Open University)

27 January Carl McIntire and the making of the Christian Right: a transnational perspective

Dr Markku Ruotsila (University of Helsinki)

10 February "This is your hour": crisis, cultural renewal and a Christian intellectual circle in Britain, 1937-1949

Dr John C. Wood (Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz)

24 February Henry Hart Milman's History of Latin Christianity

Joshua Bennett (Oxford)

9 March Dear (Reverend) Abby: negotiating Christian integrity and cultural change in postwar American-evangelical advice columns

Amber Thomas (University of Edinburgh)