Dr James Palmer speaks in Cambridge

James PalmerOn Saturday 21 September Dr James Palmer spoke at the conference The Isles and the Wider World in Cambridge, held as part of the Leverhulme-funded international network Converting the Isles. The conference brought together historians, archaeologists and anthropologists from across Europe, as they sought to develop new comparative frameworks for understanding religious change in Europe’s history.

You can hear Dr Palmer deliver his talk, Martyrdom and the Rise of Missionary Hagiography online here.

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