Calls for papers

EHS Winter Meeting 2019-20: Inspiration and Institution

18 January 2020, Carr’s Lane Chapel, Birmingham

The Winter Meeting continues with the 58th Summer Conference theme of Inspiration and Institution. As ever, the intention is to attract a broad spectrum of papers from across the history of Christianity.

Faith in the Town, 1740-1830, John Rylands Library, University of Manchester, 17 January 2020

Submissions are invited for a one-day workshop at the John Rylands Library, University of Manchester, on Friday 17 January 2020. As part of a three-year project funded by the AHRC, the workshop will focus on ordinary people’s experiences of religion in urban areas between 1740 and 1830. We particularly welcome papers that problematise the connection between urbanisation, industrialisation and secularisation, as well as the methodology of exploring urban lay piety beyond the records left by clergy and the administrative structures of organised religion.

Postgraduate records workshop: Church and State in the Middle Ages, The National Archives, Richmond, UK

This postgraduate records workshop offers attendees a unique opportunity to obtain the skills and knowledge needed to undertake academic research using original records at The National Archives.

The workshop will use original records held at The National Archives. It will focus on ecclesiastical collections and the interaction between church and state, and will equip attendees with tools to help them research ecclesiastical records. During each session you will receive tuition and guidance on a range of archival research skills from our medieval records specialists, and you will also undertake practical exercises involving hands-on document work.

EHS Conference 2019-20: Inspiration and Institution

16-18 July 2019, Durham University

The theme of the 58th EHS Summer Conference will be Inspiration and Institution in Christian History. As ever, the intention is to attract a broad spectrum of papers from across the history of Christianity.

EHS Postgraduate Colloquium

Wednesday, 6 March 2018, 10.00 – 18.10
Newman University, Birmingham

The Ecclesiastical History Society warmly invites research students working on any aspect of ecclesiastical history from late antiquity to the twenty-first century to present twenty-minute papers on their work at an informal day colloquium at Newman University, Birmingham.