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National Uniting Church History Conference

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National Uniting Church History Conference

National Uniting Church History Conference At its meeting in 2015,  the Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia decided to establish a national historical society. This society will be launched at the first Uniting Church History Conference, to be held at Pilgrim Uniting Church in Adelaide from 9 to 12 June 2017 (Queen’s Birthday long weekend). The theme of this national conference, celebrating the fortieth anniversary of the founding of the Uniting Church, is : ‘A Pilgrim People – 40 Years On’ It will include major lectures from invited...

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Winner – Bruce Mansfield Prize, 2016

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Winner – Bruce Mansfield Prize, 2016

The Religious History Association is proud to announce that Erc Dursteler is the winner of the 2016 Bruce Mansfield Prize for the article, “Fearing the ‘Turk’ and Feeling the Spirit: Emotion and Conversion in the Early Modern Mediterranean”, Journal of Religious History 39.4 (December 2015): 484-505. The Bruce Mansfield prize is worth AUS$500 and is awarded for the best article published in the Journal of Religious History in the previous calendar year. It is named after the foundation editor of the journal, Professor Bruce Mansfield. The...

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ABR FELLOWSHIP 2017 – Writing Opportunities

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ABR FELLOWSHIP 2017 – Writing Opportunities

2017 ABR RAFT Fellowship Australian Book Review seeks applications for the second RAFT Fellowship.   They welcome proposals for a 6,000 to 8,000 word articles on any aspect of the role and significance of religion in society and culture. The ABR RAFT Fellowship is worth $7,500. DEADLINE Applications close 10 March 2017   FULL DETAILS including guidelines can be found on their website at: https://www.australianbookreview.com.au/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&layout=item&id=2380&Itemid=770...

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