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Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Séamus Cunningham

Durham University's Centre for Catholic StudiesDurham Uni

Durham University's Centre for Catholic Studies is the UK's first permanent centre devoted to pioneering research and teaching in Catholic theology in the public academy. The Centre operates within the UK's premier research Department of Theology and Religion and works in close partnership with the Catholic Church to produce future leaders, foster talent, and foment Catholic scholarship locally and globally.

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A full programme of seminars and lectures for for the current academic year (November 2016 - June 2017) can be found here.

 

Next events

Posters:

Ushaw Lectures:

'English Jesuit Drama 1599 - 1916: From Martyrs to Rum Punch.' A lecture by Jan Graffius & Joe Reed (Stonyhurst College).

On Tuesday 23 May 2017 - Drinks Reception from 5.30pm; Lecture: 6.00pm - 7.15pm in the Exhibition Hall, Ushaw College. All are welcome; registration is required. See poster for details.

To book a place, please email us or tel: 0191 334 1656.


Catholic Theology Research Seminar:

Prof. Mike Higton (Durham University), 'The Life of Doctrine'.

On Thursday 18 May 2017 at 5.30pm: Drinks; 5.45pm - 7.15pm: Paper & Discussion.

At Dun Cow Cottage Seminar Room, Dun Cow Cottage, Dun Cow Lane, Durham, followed by a meal in a local restaurant.

See poster for full details, register online at eventbrite or tel: 0191 334 1656.

Other enquiries, please email us or tel: 0191 334 1656.


Catholic Social Thought and Practice Lecture:

Dr. Patrick Riordan, SJ (Heythrop College), 'What Aristotle Doesn't Know about the Common Good...'

On Wednesday 10 May 2017 at 5.30-7.00pm in Seminar Room B, Abbey House, Palace Green, Durham.

See poster for further detail. If you wish to attend, please register online at eventbrite or call 0191 334 1656. Registration is preferred, but not essential.


International Conference:

Catholicism, Literature, and the Arts: 1850 — Present

International Conference, 5 to 7 July 2017 Durham, UK

See poster for further detail. For more details and to book, visit the Centre for Catholic Studies website. Deadline for registration: Wednesday 14 June 2017.