The Centre for Baptist Studies hosts two conferences per year in Spring and Autumn, as well as organising other events to foster academic exchange

Hilary Term 2022

Centre for Baptist Studies Spring 2022 Notable Dates


Michaelmas Term 2021

30 September
‘Opening the Angus’ Seminar: Bookseller, Author, Compiler: Three Women of the Angus Library
Q&A with Dr Lynn Robson
(Register at if you are not already a FOTA member)

19 October
Book Launch of Slavery-Free Communities, ed. Dan Pratt

21 October
Sam Sharpe Lecture (online): Setting the Captives free- forging the path to freedom
Speaker: Amanda Khozi Mukwashi (CEO of Christian Aid)
Register at:

25 October
CBS Lunchtime SeminarClimate Change and COP26: identifying a Christian response
Speakers: Jack Wakefield and María Alejandra Andrade (Tearfund)
Climate Change and COP26: Identifying a Christian Response Tickets, Mon 25 Oct 2021 at 12:30 | Eventbrite

28 October
‘Opening the Angus’ Seminar: Joseph Angus as Moral Philosophy Tutor at Stepney and Regent’s Park
Prof Isabel Rivers (QMUL)
(Register for the series at if you are not already a FOTA member)

4 November
Project Violet Seminar: ‘Discernment, dialogue and the Church Meeting’
Project Violet – Discernment, dialogue and the church meeting Tickets, Thu 4 Nov 2021 at 19:00 | Eventbrite

18 November
The Dark Heart of Empire: Missionaries and Mr Kurtz
Dr Julian Thompson
(Register for the series at if you are not already a FOTA member)

20 Nov
Sacred Song Day Conference
Details tbc



CBS Lunchtime Seminars:

  • Renewing a Modern Denomination – 26 Feb 2021 poster
  • Visions of Colour – 17 May 2021 poster
  • Modern Slavery and Trafficking – 9 November 2020 poster
  • Ethical Challenges of Covid-19 – 18 May 2020 poster
  • Theologising Brexit – 15 February 2020 poster

Guest Lecture:
(jointly sponsored with the Baptist Historical Society)

27 May 2021 Professor William H Brackney

‘Perticular or Particular? In search of when English Calvinistic Baptists became Particular’

Available to watch here:



  • Blake and the Baptists - 24 May 2021

  • Communion, Covenant and Creativity - 14 September 2020

  • Baptist Women through the Centuries - 30 November 2019