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Thursday, 24 February, 2022

H-WRBI Annual Conference, June 2022

The ConventCollections Team are looking forward to hosting this year's annual History of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland (H-WRBI) conference. The conference is due to take place from 2-4 June 2022, in UCD University Club, University College Dublin. The theme of the conference is 'Women religious: lives and life stories'. 

More information about the conference can be found at the following link:

(opens in a new window)https://historyofwomenreligious.org/annual-conference/callforpapers/

You can also check out the H-WRBI Twitter account for regular updates about the event: @H_WRBI


Thursday, 24 February, 2022

12th Triennial Conference on the History of Women Religious, June 2022

In June 2022, five members of our ConventCollections Team will be travelling state-side to participate in the 12th Triennial Conference on the History of Women Religious. The conference is due to take place at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana between 26 and 29 June 2022. The ConventCollections Team are pleased to be presenting papers on various topics in relation to the history of women religious including:

  • A step in a different direction? Mother Teresa Ball and the Loreto Free Schools 1823-1861

  • Presentation Sisters and the fee-paying schools of a religious congregation dedicated to education of the poor
  • ‘Sisters with sleeves of different materials:' Embracing dignity and diversity in Loreto convents in Mauritius (1894-1908)

  • Dynamic and diverse: the response of the La Sainte Union Sisters to the changing education needs of girls in Ireland, c.1860-1930