Call for papers: "Presbyterians in the trans-Atlantic world, 1550-1700"

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Conference: "Presbyterians in the trans-Atlantic world, 1550-1700"
12-13 September 2014, Queen's University Belfast

This interdisciplinary conference will describe and analyse the development of Presbyterian ideas, identities, networks, and communities in the early modern trans-Atlantic. Speakers who have already confirmed their attendance include Francis Bremer, Polly Ha, Laurence Kirkpatrick, Scott Spurlock, Elliot Vernon, and Michael Winship. Selected papers from the conference will be published in an edited volume under the title, Presbyterians in the trans-Atlantic world, 1550-1700.

The organisers, Crawford Gribben and Scott Spurlock, welcome proposals (approx. 200/250 words) for individual papers, or for panels of three papers with a chair, related to the conference theme. All proposals should be sent to Crawford Gribben [] by 1 April 2014.

This conference is part of the "Radical religion in the trans-Atlantic world: Ulster Scots perspectives" project, and is funded by the Northern Ireland DCAL Ministerial Advisory Group on Ulster Scots (2014-15).