The Franciscan Legacy from the 13th Century to the 21st
Assessing the Continuing Significance of St Francis and Franciscan Traditions of Theology, Spirituality, and Action
A Conference in Honour of the 800th Anniversary of St Francis’ Meeting with Sultan Malek Al-Kamil
Hosted by the Durham University Centre for Catholic Studies and sponsored by the Capuchin Franciscans of GB, the Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood, the Franciscan Missionary Sisters, the Franciscan Sisters of Mill Hill, the Irish Capuchin Province, the Order of Friars Minor, and the Community of St Francis, with support from Ushaw and The Tablet
Tues 5 - Thurs 7 November 2019 in Durham City and Ushaw College, Durham, UK
- Prof. Richard Cross
Michael F. Cusato OFM
Prof. Jacques Dalarun
Prof. Ilia Delio OSF
Prof. Mary Heimann
Prof. Mary Beth Ingham CSJ
Prof. John McCafferty
Prof. Pascal Robert OFM
Richard Rohr OFM (by live link)
Prof. William Short OFM
Prof. Mona Siddiqui
Please see the conference schedule for more details.
The call for papers has now closed.
Conference delegates can choose to book accommodation in Durham city and book the complimentary conference coach between Durham city and Ushaw College on Day 1 and Day 2 (Day 3 is based in Durham city). We have reserved rooms at the following hotels for conference guests, which will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis; please contact the hotel and book direct using the conference code given:
Hotel Indigo (9 Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HL, tel. + 44 (0) 191 329 3535). Use conference code ‘ED2’. The cost is £105.00 B&B per night single occupancy.
Complimentary transport will be provided between Durham City and Ushaw College. This needs to be booked as part of the registration process.
The following bursaries are available for this conference.
Postgraduate Student Travel Bursaries: Up to 10 student travel bursaries of up to £150 each are available for students giving short papers. Application form.
Postgraduate Student Bursary Places: Up to 20 free places for students giving short papers are available. These places include the conference fee, refreshments, conference dinner on Day 1 and lunch on Day 2. Recipients will be responsible for their own accommodation, travel and other meals. Application form.
Unwaged/Low-waged Concessionary Places: Up to 20 concessionary places are available for unwaged/low-waged/students not giving short papers. These places will include the conference fee and refreshments. Recipients will be responsible for their own accommodation, travel and conference meals (if required). Application form.
Applicants must return their completed application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 September 2019.