Foreign Puppets, Christian Mothers or Revolutionary Martyrs? The Multiple Identities of Missionary School Girls in East China, 1917-1952

Dr Jennifer Bond is a Lecturer in East Asian History at Durham University. Her research spans the fields of Chinese History, Mission Studies, Gender and Education. Her PhD (SOAS, University of London), explored the intersections of Nationalism, Christianity and Feminism in the identity negotiations of girls who attending missionary schools for girls in early twentieth…

The Shrine That Never Was: The Anglo-Saxons and the Relics of Gregory I

Miriam Adan Jones is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Theology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, studying early medieval church history. She is preparing a thesis on the role ethnic identities played in the Anglo-Saxon church. In 2016, she was awarded the EHS’s Michael Kennedy Prize for her paper on the language of baptism in early…