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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):


Postdoc Position in Catholic Studies—Applications Due Nov. 27

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Application deadline: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 (12 noon)
Details: 3-year postdoc position for the project, "Boundary Breaking: The Ecclesial-Cultural Implications of the Sex Abuse Crisis within the Catholic Church" ​
Location: Durham University's Centre for Catholic Studies (Durham, England)

Click here for application and full details.

This research project is conducted by Durham University Centre for Catholic Studies in collaboration with organizations in the Catholic Church, examining the claim that aspects of Catholic culture and understanding may have contributed to the creation of a context in which abuse and its subsequent mishandling, took place.

Candidates’ primary disciplinary expertise in ecclesiology will be systematic/doctrinal in orientation but with the ability also to work in an interdisciplinary fashion and to analyse the doctrinal implications of lived theology and ecclesial experience.


Durham University's Centre for Catholic Studies: Louis Lafosse Bicentenary PhD Scholarships

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Application deadline: February 23, 2020
Details: Two (2) three-year scholarships to new, full-time PhD candidates in Catholic studies or Catholic theology within the Department of Theology & Religion
Website:https://www.dur.ac.uk/theology.religion/ccs/study/bursaries


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)