Conferences

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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.

10:00              Coffee/welcome

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

12.45-13.45   Lunch

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: Christian and Jewish Women in Britain, c1880-1940

15.30-16.00   Tour of the Institute of Our Lady of Mercy

16:00              Close

A copy of the above programme can be downloaded from here.

In the meantime, why not have a look at what we did in 2015 or have a look at our conference archives: 2014 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007