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The Ecclesiastical History Society (EHS) was founded in 1961 and aims to foster interest in, and to advance the study of, all areas of the history of the Christian Churches.

Latest announcements

The call for papers for our winter meeting on the theme of Churches and Education is now available, please submit proposals via the proposal form by 30th September.

The summer conference was also the happy occasion for the announcement of two prizewinners, Emily Turner (Edinburgh) was awarded the Kennedy Prize, and Conor O’Brien (Cambridge) received the President's Prize.

We are also pleased to announce the books shortlisted for the first ever EHS Book Prize, whose winner will be announced at the Winter Meeting in January. Entries are also welcome for the best first monograph on the history of Christianity published in the 2017 calendar year. 

Membership subscriptions for 2017-18 were due on 1 July. Please do check that you have paid and that we have up-to-date details for you, especially if you expect to receive this next year's volume of SCH, contact Mr Simon Jennings admin@thejennings.org.uk for membership enquiries.

Check out our new blog post on Chosen Peoples and the Universal Church in the early Middle Ages​ by the winner of our President's prize Conor O'Brien. If members would like to contribute a blog post please email richardsonpublicity@gmail.com

EHS Conference 2017/18

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