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New Queen Mary Seminar on religious architecture

The Queen Mary Centre for Religion and Literature in English is organising  a new seminar series on religious architecture: QMCRLE seminar on Thursday 11 November 5-7pm online. The speakers are Dr Matthew Walker and Dr Mark Kirby,...


Dissenting Pastoral: Register now!

Alison Searle and Emily Vine (University of Leeds) will present the AHRC-funded research project ‘Pastoral Care, Literary Cure and Religious Dissent: Zones of Freedom in the British Atlantic (c. 1630-1720)’ @Britaix17_18 Monday 1 February 2021, 16.30 -18.30...


Lived religion and the book

Lived Religion and the Book A QMCRLE-LERMA Study Day at Queen Mary University of London, E1 4NS Friday 6 December 2019 Room: Scape 3.01  This study day brings together European scholars working on the intersection of religious...

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New Book: Church Life

Pastors, Congregations, and the Experience of Dissent in Seventeenth-Century England Edited by Michael Davies, Anne Dunan-Page, and Joel Halcomb Considers the history and religious culture of seventeenth-century Dissent from the perspective of the kinds of ‘church life’ shaped and experienced...


Lecture: Archives of Dissent Family

Family, Memory, and the English Nonconformist Tradition at Dr Williams’s Library Friends of Dr Williams’s Library Annual Lecture 2019 Thursday 17th October 2019 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Admission free – Booking not required Family archives reveal the relationship...


Is there a history of lived religion ?

Writing various chapters and introductions recently made me realise how difficult it is to determine what historians in general, and early modern historians in particular, mean by ‘lived’ religion. While French sociologists would immediately recognize contributions such...


Queen Mary University of London, 11 October 2018

The Centre for Studies of Home invites 20-minute paper proposals for a one-day, interdisciplinary conference on ‘Home and Religion: Space, Practice and Community from the 17th Century to the Present’. We interpret the terms ‘Religion’ and ‘Home’...


Transcribed Early American Manuscript Church Records Now Online

New England’s Hidden Histories (NEHH), of the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston, locates, digitizes, and publishes rare seventeenth- and eighteenth-century manuscript church records online. We are pleased to announce that over 4,000 pages in our free...

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