December 9, 2016
Maria Nita, a research assistant with History at USW, has published her first book. Praying and Campaigning with Environmental Christians: Green Religion and the Climate Movement.
An ethnographic study of environmental Christian networks involved in the climate and transition towns movements, the book examines the ways in which green Christians engage with their communities and networks, as well as other activist networks in the broader green movement.
September 8, 2016
New work by USW historian Richard Allen appears in the just published The Atlantic World of Anthony Benezet (1713-1784): From French Reformation to North American Quaker Antislavery Activism.
October 21, 2015
USW historian Richard C. Allen has been chosen as president of the Friends’ Historical Society for 2016.
August 10, 2015
USW historian Tim Jones is co-editor of a new collection of essays Material Religion in Modern Britain: The Spirit of Things.
February 6, 2015
USW historian Tim Jones, currently on secondment at La Trobe University on an Australian Research Council Fellowship, researches religion and sexuality. He has recently spoken to The Conversation about Australia’s Royal Commission on Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. You can listen to his interview here.
December 7, 2014
Erica Canela, a PhD candidate at USW, has won the Gerald Hodgett Award for 2014. The Hodgett Award is open to students of Quaker Studies for the dissemination of research findings for the benefit of Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM). Erica’s project will involve indexing the back catalogue (1996-2014) of the peer-reviewed journal, Quaker Studies.
June 29, 2014
USW historian Tim Jones has been shortlisted for the Australian Historical Association's WK Hancock Prize.
The Hancock Prize is awarded biennially for a first book by a historian who is a citizen or permanent resident of Australia for work primarily produced in Australia. Tim has been nominated for Sexual Politics in the Church of England, 1857-1957 (Oxford University Press, 2013).
February 3, 2014
Congratulations to Erica Canela, a year-two PhD candidate at USW, who has won the David Adshead Award for 2014. The Adshead Award enables a postgraduate to enjoy a period of residence at the Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham, which holds one of the world’s major collections of early Quaker printed material.
January 22, 2014
Diarmaid MacCulloch, Professor of the History of the Church in the University of Oxford, has named Sexual Politics in the Church of England, 1857-1957 by USW historian Tim Jones as his book of the year for 2013.
November 11, 2013
USW historian Tim Jones, currently on secondment at La Trobe University in Melbourne, has been contracted to write a report on how canon law has been used to discipline clergy in cases of child sex abuse. The contract comes from the Royal Commission investigating Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse in Australia (http://www.childabuseroyalcommission.gov.au/).
January 2, 2013
Congratulations to Glamorgan historian Tim Jones, whose first book Sexual Politics in the Church of England, 1857-1957 has just been published by Oxford University Press.
November 22, 2011
Dr Tim Jones has been awarded a three-year visiting fellowship at La Trobe University in Melbourne by the Australian Research Council.
October 11, 2011
Glamorgan historian Timothy Jones has been awarded a Lynn E. May Jr. Study Grant at the Southern Baptist Historical Library in Nashville, Tennessee.
February 1, 2011
April 17, 2009
Glamorgan historian Tim Jones is launching a new research initiative on Christianity, social tolerance and homosexuality in twentieth-century Great Britain and the United States that will revise established narratives of the place of religion in the history of sexuality.