60th Annual Conference and General Meeting

24th July 2017

Catholic Record Society – Call for Papers

24–26 July 2017

The Catholic Record Society are delighted to announce a call for papers for their sixtieth annual conference, to be held at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, 24–26 July 2017. The Society invites proposals on any topic relating to Reformation and post-Reformation Catholic History in the British Isles. We welcome proposals for 20-minute papers.

To propose a paper, fill in the application form, including an abstract of 300 words, and submit to no later than Friday 21 April 2017.

The Society offers up to five bursaries to postgraduate students to contribute to the cost of attending the conference, the value of which will be equivalent to half the cost of attending the conference (excluding travel costs). Recipients of the bursary are expected to deliver a Short Communication on the subject under study.



The Catholic Record Society’s 2016 conference was held at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, 25-27 July. Our keynote speakers were Alison Shell (UCL), Mary Heimann (Cardiff), and Alban Hood (Douai Abbey). The programme was a testament to the exciting directions research on Catholics in Britain and Ireland is currently taking. This storify collections all tweets of the papers.


cfp 2017

Our 2015 conference took place at Downing College, Cambridge, from 20-22 July, for which the conference programme is here. This storify collects all tweets of the papers.