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. 

Anglican-Methodist Union Day Conference

The Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History at Oxford Brookes University is holding a conference on Wednesday 25 October 2017 to introduce scholars to the Anglican-Methodist Union collection of manuscripts which have recently been donated to the Centre. The manuscripts relate primarily to the Anglican-Methodist Union talks of the 1960s and
70s. For further information and to register contact Janet Acutt at:

International Conference of Historical Geographers: sessions on confession and religion

The Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences and the Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw will hold that next year’s International Conference of Historical Geographers. The Polish Bureau of the Commission Internationale d'Histoire et d'Etudes du Christianisme (CIHEC) has agreed to be the institutional co-organizer of the session(s) “Historical geography and geoinformation of confessions and religions”. I would like to encourage specialists interested in this subject to attend.

The main topics are:

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.


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