History seminars at the IHR

Christian Missions in Global History

Conveners: Rosemary Fitzgerald (SOAS), Deborah Gaitskell (SOAS), Joanne Ichimura (SOAS), Emily Manktelow (University of Kent), Rosemary Seton (SOAS), John Stuart (Kingston University), Silke Strickrodt (German Historical Institute)

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Rosemary Seton: rosemary@seton.demon.co.uk

Venue: John S Cohen Room 203, 2nd floor, IHR

Time: Wednesdays 17:30

Some podcasts from this seminar are available online

Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
28 January Localising the Global: Industrial Schools in Missionary Discussion, British India, 1880s-1940

Arun Kumar (Centre for Modern Indian Studies, University of Gottingen)


11 February John William Colenso, Bishop of Natal, and William Colenso of New Zealand: nineteenth century protestant missionary cousins in conflict with their bishops and colonial governors

Gwilym Colenso (London)


25 February Evangelical agency, the Location Question: Church Missionary Society medical planning 1870s- 1930s

Sara Ebrahimi (University College Dublin)


11 March Play, Missionaries and the Colonial Encounter, 1800-70: evangelization, acculturation or hybridization?

Mary Clare Martin (University of Greenwich)