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Mary Heimann

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Chair of Modern History, Cardiff University

Full Biography

Mary Heimann holds the Chair of Modern History at Cardiff University. She was educated at Vassar College and at Magdalen College, Oxford and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Her best-known publications are Catholic Devotion in Victorian England (Oxford University Press, 1995), ‘Christianity in Western Europe since the Enlightenment’ (Cassell Group, 1999) and Czechoslovakia: The State that Failed (Yale University Press, 2009; 2011; Czech edition Petrkov, 2020). She is currently researching and writing another book, Christianity behind the Iron Curtain, for Yale University Press.