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Monks in Motion

Monks in Motion: News


  • Durham University promoted our research relating to an eighteenth century monastic recipe for punch in December 2016. The story can be read here.

  • In August 2016 Durham University published an online feature entitled 'Whose martyr is it anyway? Unravelling a Benedictine history' illustrating the research of James Kelly on the Benedictine martyr, George Gervase. The article can be read here.

  • CALL FOR PAPERS. The third Early Modern British and Irish Catholicism conference will be held at the University of Notre Dame’s London Global Gateway, 28-30 June 2017. The theme is ‘Early Modern Orders and Disorders: Religious Orders and British and Irish Catholicism’. Details, including confirmed speakers, can be found here.
  • The project will be represented at the Reformation Colloquium in September 2016. Dr James Kelly will be giving a paper at the event held at Newcastle University.
  • Dr James Kelly will be giving a paper entitled ‘Whose martyr is it anyway? Martyrdom, conformity and justifying the Benedictine mission to England’ at the Sixteenth Century Society conference in Bruges in August 2016. Details of the conference can be found here.
  • Dr Cormac Begadon is giving a paper entitled ‘National identity and revolutionary politics: the English Benedictines in France c.1789-c.1793’ at the Catholic Record Society conference in Cambridge on 26 July 2016. Details here.
  • Dr James Kelly has been interviewed by ResearchProfessional.com about the process of writing the funding application for the Monks in Motion project. The interview is behind the site’s pay barrier so a subscription is required to access it.