Our recent conference: The Church in Sickness and in Health

On Saturday 16 January 2021, the Ecclesiastical History Society gathered for its annual Winter Conference as usual in all but one respect: we gathered, as has become the norm for so much, on Zoom. Virtual conferences remain a novelty for many of us, but speaking as a chair of a panel, it all went very…

The Church & Empire, Edinburgh 2016: Conference Report

Few themes excite the historian’s imagination as much as that of Empire, and this year’s EHS Summer conference proved that religious historians are no exception. Delegates gathered from around the globe to speak to this particularly global theme, and there can be few more beautiful or historically rich settings for such a gathering than the shadow of Arthur’s Seat in the heart of Edinburgh.