In November 2020, we launched the ISHASH Webinar Series. This is an online seminar dedicated to historical research on atheism, secularism, and humanism. To attend our webinars, register by sending us an e-mail: ishashmail[at]

Upcoming Webinars

Webinar 5: Book Launch – The Cambridge History of Atheism,
15 September 2021
Our fifth webinar is a specific event. Together with editors Stephen Bullivant and Michael Ruse, we are hosting a book launch of the new Cambridge History of Atheism. For this extra long, 2-hour event, we will also be joined by Victoria Smolkin and Ashley Clark, who have both written chapters for this work.
September 15, 09.00 PT, 12.00 ET, 17.00 GMT, and 18.00 CET.

Webinar 6: Remmel et al, 13 October 2021
To the October 2021 webinar, we have invited the editors of two new volumes on atheism and secularism in Central and Eastern Europe.
October 13, 10.00 PT, 13.00 ET, 18.00 GMT, and 19.00 CET

Past Webinars

Webinar 1: Christopher Cameron, 25 November 2020
At the inaugural webinar, Dr. Christopher Cameron presented on his recent book Black Freethinkers: A History of African American Secularism.
November 25, 10.00 PT, 13.00 ET, 18.00 GMT, and 19.00 CET.

Webinar 2: Carolin Kosuch et al, 20 January 2021
For our second webinar, we will be joined by four authors who have contributed to the new edited volume Freethinkers in Europe: National and Transnational Secularities, 1789−1920s, namely Carolin Kosuch, editor (Göttingen), Johannes Gleixner (Munich), Daniela Haarmann (Vienna), and Claus Spenninger, (Munich).
January 20, 10.00 PT, 13.00 ET, 18.00 GMT, and 19.00 CET.

Webinar 3: Kimberly Hamlin, 31 March 2021
At our third webinar, Kimberly A. Hamlin presented some findings from her latest book, Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life of Helen Hamilton Gardener.
March 31, 10.00 PT, 13.00 ET, 18.00 GMT, and 19.00 CET.

Webinar 4: Charles Devellennes, 26 May 2021
Last in spring 2021, we had invited Charles Devellennes to present on his new book on Enlightenment atheism: Positive Atheism: Bayle, Meslier, D’Holbach, Diderot.
May 26, 10.00 PT, 13.00 ET, 18.00 GMT, and 19.00 CET.

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