Study Days 2018

7 December 2018 : Virtual Study Day

Aix-Marseille Université and QMUL

A virtual discussion in viedoconference-enabled seminar rooms at AMU and QMUL. Participants read and discussed the following texts:

Robert A. Orsi, ‘Everyday Miracles. The Study of Lived Religion‘ in David D. Hall (ed.). Lived Religion in America : Towards a History of Practice, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1997,  pp.3 – 21

Danièle Hervieu-Léger , ‘ “What Scripture Tells Me” Spontaneity and Regulation within the Catholic Charismatic Renewal’, in David D. Hall (ed.). Lived Religion in America : Towards a History of Practice, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1997, pp. 24 – 40.

Nancy Ammerman,  ‘Lived Religion as an Emerging Field: An Assessment of its Contours and Frontiers.’ Nordic Journal of Religion and Society, Volume 29, no 2, 2016, pp. 83–99

 

20 April 2018: Reconstructing Libraries Study Afternoon

Doddridge’s library in context: education and the book trade

Tessa Whitehouse (QMUL), ‘Doddridge’s library and others: Purpose, perpetuation, preservation’

Isabel Rivers (QMUL), ‘Doddridge’s library in context’

Alison McNaught (QMUL), ‘An exploration of the roles of author and bookseller in the production and dissemination of Doddridge’s Family Expositor, 1735-1739 and after’

Demonstration of project

Kyle Roberts (Loyola University, Chicago), ‘Shelfmarks as a means for reconstructing a lost library’

Historical libraries research and public dissemination

Robyn Adams (UCL), ‘Building a Library Without Walls: the Early Years of the Bodleian Library’

Ed Potten (Durham), ‘ “A great number of useful books”: Towards a union catalogue of seventeenth-century private libraries’

Rachel Eckersley (Visiting Research Fellow, QMUL), ‘Public dissemination of historical libraries research: the Virtual Library System and the Philip Doddridge Collection’