Christian Missions in Global History

Venue: Past and Present Room N202, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Tuesdays 17:30

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)

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
17 October
17:30
Mentoring Mandela’s Generation: Challenges for a Methodist Mission School in Segregationist South Africa
Deborah Gaitskell (SOAS, University of London)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

28 November
17:30
Beyond Empire: transnational religious networks and liberal cosmopolitanisms (1860-1950}': some case studies in the Indian Sub-Continent
Jane Haggis (Flinders University, Adelaide), Margaret Allen (University of Adelaide)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

12 December
17:30
Mission en route: African American Christian activity in Britain, 1750-1950.
David Killingray (School of Advanced Study, University of London)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
23 January
17:30
Missions in Ghana, 2 paper seminar
Ann Cotterell (Birkbeck University of London), Ben Walker (University of York)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

20 February
17:30
The Wolfe Sisters of Foochow, China: the work of three CMS missionary sisters, 1886-1944.
Frances Slater (UCL Institute of Education)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

6 March
17:30
'Africa or death': The Medical Mission of the Comboni Sisters in Northern Uganda
Kathleen Vongsathorn (University of Warwick)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR