To bring together scholars who explain historical phenomena using the methods of the social sciences

Preliminary Programme

Showing: Religion (all days)
Wed 4 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 5 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 6 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 7 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

All days
Wednesday 4 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
U-1 - REL01 : Christian Modernities in Britain and Ireland in the Twentieth Century
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Religion Chair: Hugh McLeod
Organizer: John C. WoodDiscussant: Hugh McLeod
Samuel Brewitt-Taylor : The Changing Meanings of ‘Secularization’: Radical Christianity and the Invention of the ‘Secularization’ Teleology in Britain, 1930-1966
Peter Catterall : The Churches and the Rise of Mass Democracy
Gladys Ganiel , Therese Cullen : The Communications Revolution in Ireland and the Changing Role of the Catholic Media: Fr Gerry Reynolds and Intercom, 1969-1975
Alana Harris : Reframing the ‘Laws of Life’? Catholic Doctors, Birth Control Advice and the Evolution of Catholic Sexology, 1923-1963
John C. Wood : “Going Part of the Way together”: Christian Intellectuals, Secularity, and the European Crisis, 1937–1949



Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
U-3 - REL02 : Deviant Devotions? Stigmatic Cults and Lived Religion in Modern Europe
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Religion Chair: Mary Heimann
Organizer: Andrea GrausDiscussant: Mary Heimann
Andrea Graus : On Deviance and Religious Cults in Fin-de-siècle France
Leonardo Rossi : “Shocking Devotion”: Sensory Perception, Popular Cult and Religious Practices to Non-approved Stigmatics in Modern Italy. The Case of Palma Mattarelli d’Oria (1825-1888)
Kristof Smeyers : Christ in Curls. Devotion, Ridicule and Mary Ann Girling
Tine Van Osselaer : On Coughing and other Rebellious Acts: the Faithful, the Church and Deviant Devotions in the 19th and early 20th Centuries



Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
U-4 - REL04 : Religion and Economic Resources in a Catholic Society (Portugal, 16th-19th centuries)
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Religion Chair: Sarah Moran
Organizer: Isabel dos Guimarães SáDiscussant: Silvia Evangelisti
Paula Bessa : Donations for Portuguese Parish Churches and Chapels in the Sixteenth Century
Luciana Gandelman : Rituals of Exchange: Conflicts over Economic Relations in Daily Life through Felipe III’s Pardon Letters in Portugal (1598-1621)
Ana Mafalda Lopes : "As Soon as God Takes Me: Widows and Provisions for the Afterlife
Isabel dos Guimarães Sá : Material Provisions for Spiritual Concerns: Profane and Sacred Objects in the Afterlife (Porto, 1500-1700)



Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
U-5 - REL09 : Gendered Responses
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Religion Chair: Tine Van Osselaer
Organizers: -Discussant: Tine Van Osselaer
Eider De Dios , Raúl Mínguez Blasco : Catholic and Feminist Identity in Spain during Francoism and Democracy (c 1960-2015)
Tiina Lintunen : Revolution and Religion: the Attitudes of Socialist Rebels towards Religion
Martin Nykvist : Abstinent Masculinity: Christian Responses to the Sexual Revolution in Sweden



Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
U-6 - REL10 : Religion in Early Modern Europe
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Religion Chair: Liise Lehtsalu
Organizers: -Discussant: Liise Lehtsalu
Tobias Budke : European Reformers and their Network(s)
Michael Gasperoni : Confirmands and Godfathers in Central Italy (Rimini – Montefeltro) in Early Modern Times: a Socio-Demographical Approach.
Juan Ibáñez Castro : Judgments on Feminine Religiosity in 17th Century Spain. Women Mystics and Visionaries under Examination in the Writings of Fray Jerónimo Gracián (1604) and Fray Jerónimo Planes (1639)



Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
U-7 - REL12a : The Man Behind the Curtain. The Social Life of Clergy
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Criminal Justice , Material and Consumer Culture , Religion Chair: Beverly Tjerngren
Organizers: Jon Stobart, Beverly TjerngrenDiscussant: Janine Maegraith
William Gibson : The Finances of the Anglican Episcopate, 1689-1800
Jonas Lindström : The Economic Network of an Eighteenth-century Clergyman
Rosamund Oates : Clerical Hospitality and Sociable Eating in Early Modern England
Jon Stobart : Genteel or Respectable? The Material Culture of Rural Clergy in Late Georgian England



Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
U-8 - REL12b : The Man Behind the Curtain. The Social Life of Clergy
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Material and Consumer Culture , Religion Chair: Jon Stobart
Organizers: Jon Stobart, Beverly TjerngrenDiscussants: -
Jackie Eales : The Social Identity of the Clergy Family in Early Modern England
Craig Kelly : On the Frontline of a Social Disciplinary Revolution: the Case of Church Ministers in Aberdeen and Perth
Beverly Tjerngren : If these Walls could Talk: the Rectory, the Clergy Household, and Social Identity in Early Modern Sweden



Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
U-9 - REL05 : Religion and the Body in the North of Europe, c.1400—1700
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Religion Chair: Katie Barclay
Organizer: Raisa Maria ToivoDiscussant: Katie Barclay
Sari Katajala-Peltomaa : Taming the Mother of God: Virgin Mary, the Lived Reformation and Bodily Practices in the North?
Louise Nyholm Kallestrup : An Ungodly Body. Embodied Emotions in Danish Witchcraft Prosecutions
Rose-Marie Peake : Kissing the Sacred Wounds – an Expression of Same-sex Desire in Seventeenth-century France?
Karin Sennefelt : The Potency of Prayer: Medicine and Theology in Seventeenth-century Sweden
Raisa Maria Toivo : Taming the Mother of God: Virgin Mary, the Lived Reformation and Bodily Practices in the North?



Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
U-10 - REL06 : Mission History: New Approaches
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Religion Chair: Patrick Pasture
Organizers: -Discussant: Patrick Pasture
Yanrong Chen : Foot-Washing Narrative from Latin Vulgate in the Seventeenth-Century China
Pia Lundqvist : Missionary Life Stories in the Contact Zone
Farid Md Shaikh : Catholic Missionary Education in Bangladesh: the Case of Congregation of Holy Cross, 1947-2016
Igor Sosa Mayor : The Costs of Early Modern Global Expansion for the Religious Orders: a First Approach



Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
U-11 - REL07 : Christian Home Missions and Revivals
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Religion Chair: Patrick Pasture
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Jordan Bratt : Mapping the Gathering: Visualizing Mormonism's Perpetual Emigrating Fund using R
Maksim Kail : The Russian Orthodox Church Abroad. 1920s - 1953: Sources and History of Relations with the Moscow Patriarchate
Svein Ivar Langhelle : Self-confident Farmers and Nordic Revivals
Arzu Mammadova : Russia's Religious Policy in the South Caucasus in the 19th Century and its Impact on the Invasion Process
Renata Siuda-Ambroziak : Brazilian Religious Market - Historical and Contemporary Trends and Characteristics
Yvonne Maria Werner : Catholic Mission and Conversion in Scandinavia: Some Reflections on Religion, Modernization, and Identity Construction



Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
U-12 - REL08 : Life Histories
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Religion Chair: Yvonne Maria Werner
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Mary Clare Martin : Catechising and Family Relationships in Britain, 1740-1870: Instruction, Communication and Denomination
Alexander Maurits : At his Side – the Changing Role of the Pastor’s Wife during the Course of the Twentieth Century
Galina Novikova : Spirituality and Religiosity in Transformation: Lived Orthodoxy in Biographies of Rrthodox Christians in Post-soviet Russia
Ilona Pajari : Cemeteries: Location, Use, and Social and Emotional Significance
Matleena Sopanen : Division of Work between Lay Preachers and Priests of the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church at the Beginning of the 20th Century



Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
T-13 - REL03 : Gender, Religion and Action in Early Modern Europe
PFC/03/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Religion , Women and Gender Chair: Isabel dos Guimarães Sá
Organizer: Silvia EvangelistiDiscussants: -
Silvia Evangelisti : Imagining Missions in the Early Modern Spanish Empire
Liise Lehtsalu : A Welcome Presence: Third Order Women Religious in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-century Bergamo and Bologna
Sarah Moran : Women at Work: Financial Administration at the Court Beguinages of the Low Countries



Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
U-15 - REL11 : Round table Imagining European Unity Since 1000 AD
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations , Religion , Theory Chair: Thomas Welskopp
Organizer: Patrick PastureDiscussants: Stefan Berger, Jose Reis Santos, Liesbeth van de Grift, John C. Wood