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 Past is a Foreign Country’: Reflections on Travelling and the Study of History

Andrew J. Pottenger is a PhD candidate at the University of Manchester (Nazarene Theological College). He is preparing a thesis on three ‘doctrines of power’ guiding the Roman emperor Constantine’s interactions with various Christian bishops to address the ecclesiastical problems of schism and heresy.