RAG organises a yearly conference on a theme relevant to religious archives. This is held in a different location every year and speakers include archivists, librarians, academics, users of archives and representatives of faith organisations.
We are delighted to announce that this year’s Religious Archives Group Conference, on the topic Women in Religious Archives, will be held on Friday 5th May at the Institute of Our Lady of Mercy in Bermondsey, London.
The booking form is here.
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
12.00-12.45 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:” British missionary women in Asia during the 19th and 20th centuries
14.45-15.30 Dr Anne Summers, Birkbeck College: ‘Finding lost conversations: Christian and Jewish Women in Britain, c. 1880-1940’
15.30-16.00 Tour of the Institute of Our Lady of Mercy
A copy of the above programme can be downloaded from here.