- Inaugural: New Approaches to Parish History (2003)
- Second: Parish Records and Parish Culture (2004)
- Third: Parish Clergy and Parish Community (2005)
- Fourth: Rituals and the Parish (2006)
- Fifth: Challenges to the Parish (2007, with abstracts)
Katherine French (SUNY New Paltz / Princeton, USA): 'Women’s Involvement in Shaping the Parish Liturgy'
Steve Hindle (University of Warwick): 'On the parish? Negotiating pension rights in seventeenth-century England'
Eric Carlson (Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, USA): 'Anticlericalism and the English Reformation: Cause, Effect, or Myth?'Comment: Ethan Shagan (Northwestern University, USA)
Alexandra Buckle (Magdalen College, Oxford): 'Records of Music in the Late Medieval Church: the Case of St Mary’s, Warwick'
Arnd Reitemeier (University of Kiel, Germany): 'The fabrica ecclesiae and the German Parish on the Eve of the Reformation'
Will Coster (De Montfort University, Bedford): 'Culture, Memory and Identity: English Parish Registers as Communal Histories 1538-1800'Comment: Felicity Heal (Jesus College, Oxford)
C. Scott Dixon (Queen’s University, Belfast): 'Parish clergy and parish community in early modern German lands'
Christopher Durston (University of Plymouth): 'Some divisive issues in local religion in England, 1640-60: Prayer, Sundays and the sacraments'
Liz Tingle (University College, Northampton): 'Priests, parish devotions and the dead: Chantries in the Counter Reformation in Brittany 1500-1700'
Comment: Eamon Duffy (Magdalene College, Cambridge)
Arthur Bissegger (Lausanne/Basel, Switzerland): ‘Medieval Parish Rituals in the Diocese of Lausanne: The Evidence from Obituaries’
Bridget Heal (University of St Andrews): ‘Images of the Virgin Mary and Marian ritual in German parishes’
Christopher Marsh (Queen’s University, Belfast): ‘Music and ritual in English parish churches 1550-1700’
Comment: Edward Muir (Northwestern University, USA)
Rob Lutton (Nottingham), 'Parochial religion, heterodoxy and nonconformity in two Wealden parishes, c. 1450-1640' [Abstract]
Judith Pollmann (Leiden University), ''Parish churches and the Catholic imagination in the Dutch Republic' [Abstract]
Jeremy Gregory (University of Manchester), 'The porous parish, the Church of England and nonconformity: Leakage and seepage in late seventeenth and eighteenth-century England and New England' [Abstract]
Comment: Miri Rubin (Queen Mary, University of London)
[Conference report to follow]
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(Eric W. Nelson, Missouri State University, 2006)