In this interview, we talk to Dr Reuben Loffman about his EHS Prize short-listed monograph on the Congo. With this research, Dr Loffman investigates the relationship between Church and State in the colonial empire.
An interview with Dr Geraldine Vaughan talking about her upcoming monograph on Anti-Catholicism in Imperial Britain. We discuss the historical actors involves in anti-Catholicism and the contexts of anti-Catholicism in Britain.
In this episode, we interview Dr Gareth Atkins about his monograph 'Converting Britannia' published in 2019. Shortlisted for the EHS prize, this monograph analyses public religion in the 'Age of Wilberforce'.
In this episode, we discuss Emma's recent research on the Reformation Era as she interrogates sensory experience amongst Protestant groups, noting how this compares with Catholic counterparts, and - furthermore - how it fuelled actions of iconoclasm.
Naomi Pullin was shortlisted for the EHS prize in 2019, for her first monograph 'Female Friends and the Making of Transatlantic Quakerism 1650-1750. During this podcast episode, Naomi discusses research that arose from this monograph, and further research she has been undertaking on Quaker women and maternity. An article is shortly forthcoming called 'Motherhood and Domestic Authority in British and Colonial Quakerism'.
In this third episode of our EHS podcast we talk to Rosamond McKitterick about the Liber Pontificalis. The Liber Pontificalis (book of Pontiffs) is elucuidates for listeners. Key to the discussion in this podcast is how this text contributes to a people’s (re)construction, knowledge and use of the past. This research manifests in Rosamond's lastest publication: Rome and the invention of the papacy: the Liber pontificalis.
In this interview with Dr Chris Langley and Dr Michelle Brock, we discuss their on-going project 'Mapping the Scottish Reformation' : a forthcoming database which will offer a first port of call and, hopefully, a catalyst for understanding and linking the lives of clerics in the early modern period. Mikki and Chris share their enthusiasm about this project, suggest how it might be used by researchers and hobbyists, and undcover some interesting themes they have discovered.
Alec Ryrie discusses his latest publication - Unbelievers: An Emotional History of Doubt. Much attention is given to the perceptions of medicine in the medieval and early modern period, with a special treat as he reads from one of his primary sources demonstrating contemporary views.