The Religious Archives Group 2017 conference will be on Friday, 5 May 2017 at Bermondsey Convent of Mercy. The theme is Women in Religious Archives.
The programme is as follows:
10.15-11.00 Matt Naylor, Archivist, Institute of Our Lady of Mercy and Jenny Smith, Archivist, Union of the Sisters of Mercy GB: ‘Sacrifice and service’: Sisters of Mercy in the Crimea and St John’s & St Elizabeth’s Hospital, 1854-1990
11.00-11.45 Dr Carmen Mangion, Birkbeck College: Re-reading of the archives: women in religious archives
11.45-12.00 Tea break
112.00-12.45 Fabiana Barticioti, LSE Library & Archives: The archives of the Movement for the Ordination of Women
13.45-14.00 Religious Archives Group AGM
14.00-14.45 Rosemary Seton, SOAS: “Others might have buckled … famines and droughts, floods, fire and native customs:” perspectives on British missionary women in the 19th and 20th centuries.
14.45-15.30 Dr Anne Summers, Birkbeck College: Christian and Jewish Women in Britain, c1880-1940
15.30-16.00 Tour of the Institute of Our Lady of Mercy
If you need a copy, the above programme can be downloaded as a Word (.doc) file here.
The 2016 conference was held at Canterbury Cathedral on Monday May 9th, 2016. This was Digitisation and Religious Archives. Notes from the meeting will be put on the website as and when available.
AGM papers for previous years are available below: