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Durham University

Centre for Catholic Studies

History of Catholicism: Lectures and Conferences

Ushaw Lecture Series

The Ushaw Lecture Series celebrates the cultural and research significance of the remarkable bibliographical, archival and material-cultural collections at Ushaw, near Durham City, and the wider history of which they are expressions. The lectures cover music, art, drama, poetry and literature, architecture, material-culture, politics, science and theology.

Forthcoming Conferences

30 April – 1 May 2018

Conference for the 450th anniversary of the founding of the English College at Douai: 450 Years Pioneering Catholic Education: Past, Present, Future

Easter 2019 (TBC)

Launch Conference for the International Residential Research Library at Ushaw: The Durham Priory Books, Protected or Purloined? Continuities and Transitions in Identity and Allegiance through the English Reformation

July 2019

Fourth Early Modern British and Irish Catholicism Conference