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Durham University

Centre for Catholic Studies

Covid-19: Thoughts on the Pandemic

CCS members offer some thoughts about the pandemic - some words of hope, consolation, food for thought and more.

CCS Staff

Karen Kilby (Bede Chair of Catholic Theology)

Elizabeth Powell (La Retraite Fellow in Theology and Spirituality)

Anna Rowlands (St Hilda Chair in Catholic Social Thought and Practice)

Rik Van Nieuwenhove (Associate Professor of Medieval Thought)

CCS Students

Charlotte Bray (PhD student supported by a Louis Lafosse scholarship)

Gaël Pardoën (PhD student supported by Mary Ward and St Jude bursaries)

Fr Thomas Sharp (PhD student)

Florence Taylor (PhD student supported by a Louis Lafosse scholarship)

Other CCS Members

Nicolete Burbach (Consultant Research Fellow, Teaching Fellow, and CCS alumna)

Giles Gasper (Professor of High Medieval History)

  • Co-curator of Narratives of Resilience, a podcast featuring research from the History Department on human responses to crisis and disaster

Simon Oliver (Van Mildert Professor of Divinity)

CCS Alumnae

Maria Exall (Honorary Fellow and former Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Catholic Social Thought and Practice)

Rachel Davies (former doctoral student at the CCS, now Research Fellow at Australian Catholic University)

Gabrielle Thomas (former Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the CCS, now Lecturer at Yale Divinity School)