Register by 15 April: Historians and the Sacred, 24 April

March 26, 2010

A conference on ‘Historians and the Sacred: Late Medieval to Early Enlightenment”, sponsored by CEMS and the Centre for Early Modern British and Irish History, will be held at Jesus College, Oxford, on Saturday 24 April. Registration by 15 April  is payable in advance (£20, graduate students £10): please email Stephanie.jenkins@history.ox.ac.uk for a registration form.

9–9.30 am REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
9.30–11.30 am SESSION I
Nicholas Davidson, ‘Paolo Sarpi and the Use of History’
Irena Backus, ‘Leibniz and Sacred History’
M. Antoni J. Ucerler, ‘Sacred Historiography and its Rhetoric in Early
Modern Japan’
12 noon–1 pm PLENARY LECTURE: ANTHONY GRAFTON:
Where did the Christian Church Come From? Tradition and
Innovation in Early Modern Church History
1–2 pm LUNCH
2–4 pm SESSION II
Felicity Heal, ‘Catholic and Protestant Use of History: A Case of English
Exceptionalism’
Diarmaid MacCulloch, ‘Foxes, Firebrands and Forgery: A Source
Pollution in Reformation History’
Peter McCullough, ‘Lancelot Andrewes and Sacred History’
4–4.30 pm TEA
4.30–6.30 pm SESSION III
Ian Maclean, ‘Church History and the Book Trade, 1560–1630’
George Southcombe, ‘The Polemics of Moderation in the Late Seventeenth
Century’
Lori Anne Ferrell, ‘The Parker Society and the nineteenth-century Battle for
the History of the Church of England’

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