Religion and Radicalism in Western Culture 1700-Present

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July 17, 2019
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, European History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

We're pleased to release the final schedule for "Religion and Radicalism in Western Culture", to be held at Manchester Metropolitan University on Wednesday 17th July. 

Attendance is free, and includes catering. However, we do ask that you register in advance via: 

Religion and Radicalism in Western Culture

Wed. 17th July 2019, Manchester Metropolitan University, Geoffrey Manton Building LT 7

9:15 – Arrival and Registration


9:30 – 11:00 – Panel 1


Elena Lioznova (Lomonosov Moscow State University), “At the Confluence of Religion and Politics: Radicalism of Rev. John Wise”


Irina Khruleva (Moscow State University), “Bishop Controversy, Puritan Radicalism, and Religious Causes of the American Revolution”


Fernando Gil (King’s College, London), “Wind of Change: French Revolution, Church and Faith”


11-11:15 Coffee


11:15- 12:05 Panel 2


Claudia Jetter (Universität Heidelberg), “Joseph Smith Jr., Phoebe Palmer and New Revelation: How spiritual self-authorization challenged traditional norms in nineteenth-century America”


Anthony Williams (Manchester Metropolitan), “Christian Socialism – Reformist or Radical?”


12:05 Break


12:15-13:15 Panel 3


Jolanta Mysiakowska-Muszynska (Polish Institute of National Remembrance), “Christian Values in the Polish National Movement’s Political Thought in the 1930s”


Charles Gallagher (Boston College), “Mystical Body of Christ Theology and the Para-Militarization of the Christian Front, 1938-1942”


13:15-14:00 Lunch


14:00 -15:30 Panel 4


Thomas McGrath (Manchester Metropolitan), “Memorialising Peterloo: The legend of the Sir Ralph Abercromby Public House”


Matthaios Amanatiadis (Uppsala University), “Between Runes and the Rapture: The Golden Dawn and the Political Dynamics of Religious Syncretism in European Far-right movements”


Adam Sutcliffe (King’s College, London) “Judaism, Messianism and Radical Politics: Notes Toward a Modern History”


15:30 – 16:00 Coffee


16:00 – 17:15 Keynote: Professor Jeffrey Kaplan (University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh/ King Fahd Security College) “Paths to Radicalization: True Believers, Revolutionaries and the Dream of a Perfect World”


17:15-18:00 Wine Reception

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