Methodist Studies Seminars – In 2012, the OCMCH and the Manchester Wesley Research Centre established a bi-annual seminar series that has now extended to include the Wesley Study Centre, St John’s College, Durham University; Wesley House, Cambridge; Cliff College; and The Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham.

Annual Wesley Lecture – in collaboration with Lincoln College, Oxford, and Wesley Memorial Church, Oxford, the Centre sponsors an annual lecture held each May. Previous speakers include, Dr Colin Haydon, Prof Grayson Ditchfield, Prof Jeremy Black, and Prof J. C. D. Clark.

Ecclesiastical History Colloquium – since 2007, the OCMCH has hosted this annual event bringing together scholars researching diverse aspects of religious history.

Events Diary

This section features upcoming OCMCH events (expand images for more information)

30 May 2023 – The Annual John Wesley lecture (Lincoln College, Oxford)

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8 June 2023 – Ecclesiastical History Colloquium (Harcourt Hill Campus, Oxford Brookes University)

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9 September – 29 October 2023 – ‘Pre-Raphaelite Outsider: James Smetham (1821-1889) (Bewdley Museum)