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Related Announcements

We're happy to share the following announcements from our friends at other institutions around the country and the world (listed in order of date/deadline):

From Rebellion to Reconciliation: Anglican-Catholic Relations from 1569 to the Present (Regional, National, and International Perspectives)

Conference Dates: September 17-19, 2019 
Location: Ushaw College and St. Chad's College (both in Durham, UK)

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Speakers Include
  • Revd. Prof. Paul Avis (Durham and Exeter Universities)
  • Dr. Julie Clague (University of Glasgow)
  • Prof. Eamon Duffy (Emeritus, Cambridge University)
  • Revd. Prof. Paul Fiddes (Regent's Park College, University of Oxford)
  • Dr. Theodora Hawksley, CJ 
  • Prof. Paul D. Murray (Durham University)
  • Revd. Prof. Oliver O'Donovan (Emeritus, Edinburgh University)
  • Revd. Canon Dr. Peter Sedgwick (ARCIC III)
  • Revd. Dr. Gabrielle Thomas (Durham University)
  • Sr. Prof. Susan Wood, SCL (Marquette University)

Sponsored by
Durham University's Centre for Catholic Studies 
Ushaw College
The Michael Ramsey Centre for Anglican Studies
Durham Cathedral

The Franciscan Legacy from the 13th Century to the 21st

Conference Dates: November 5-7, 2019 
Location: Durham, UK
Statue of St. Francis of Assisi

Full Conference Title:
The Franciscan Legacy from the 13th Century to the 21st—Assessing the Continuing Significance of St. Francis and the Franciscan Traditions of Theology, Spirituality, and Action (A Conference in Honor of the 800th Anniversary of St. Francis' Meeting with Sultan Malek Al-Kamil)

Confirmed Speakers Include
  • Prof. Richard Cross (University of Notre Dame)
  • Michael F Cusato, OFM (Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land; Washington, DC)
  • Prof. Jacques Dalarun (Institut de recherché et d’histoire des textes, Centre national de la recherché scienfitique; France)
  • Prof. Ilia Delio, OSF (Villanova University)
  • Prof. Mary Heimann (University of Cardiff)
  • Prof. Mary Beth Ingham, CSJ (Franciscan School of Theology, University of San Diego)
  • Prof. John McCafferty (University College Dublin)
  • Prof. Pascal Robert, OFM (National Catholic Institute of Theology; Karachi)
  • Richard Rohr, OFM (by live link)
  • Prof. William J Short, OFM (International Center for Franciscan Studies and Research, Collegio Sant’Isidoro; Rome)
  • Prof. Mona Siddiqui, OBE (University of Edinburgh)

Sponsored by
Durham University's Centre for Catholic Studies 
Franciscan Families of the UK and Ireland

The Economy of Francesco

Conference Dates: March 26-28, 2020
Location: Assisi, Italy

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Pope Francis invites young economists, entrepreneurs, and change makers to Assisi to make a commitment, in the spirit of St. Francis, to make the economy of today and tomorrow fair, sustainable, and inclusive...with no one left behind. This is not your traditional conference but an experience aimed at triggering a process.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers include
  • Amartya Sen (Indian economist & philosopher; 1998 Nobel Prize for Economics)
  • Vandana Shiva (Indian scholar & environmental activist; International Forum on Globalization board member)
  • Jeffrey Sachs (economist, public policy analyst, former director of Columbia University's The Earth Institute)
  • Bruno Frey (Swiss economist & professor of political economy at University of Basel)
  • Tony Meloto (social entrepreneur & founder of Gawad Kalinga, Philippines)
  • Kate Raworth (English economist at University of Oxford & University of Cambridge; Senior Associate, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership)