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Welcome to

Lectures, Seminars and Events 2017-18

Unless otherwise stated, all events take place from 4:00 to 5:30pm in Abbey House, Seminar Room TH 107. They are free and welcome all.

No advanced booking is required, except for special events marked *. For these, please click on the relevant link for details of how to register.


Michaelmas Term 2017

18 October: Dr Simeon Zahl (University of Nottingham)
Seminar: ‘Devices and Desires: Affect Theory and the Plausibility of Sin in Late Modernity’

15 November, 6:30pm, Prior's Hall, Durham Cathedral: The Venerable Stephen Robbins CB
The Robbins Lecture*: 'Centenary Reflections on The Church in the Furnace: Can the Church of England learn from the British Army?'

6 December: Canon Dr Peter Sedgwick (William Temple Foundation)
Seminar: ‘The Origins of Anglican Moral Theology, 1590-1680: Perkins, Hooker, Sanderson and Taylor’

Epiphany Term 2018

31 January: Revd Dr George Westhaver (Pusey House, Oxford)
Seminar: ‘Radical Incarnationalism: E. B. Pusey and an Oxford Movement Ressourcement’

7 February: Professor Michael Snape (Durham University)
Seminar: ‘Anglicans at Sea? The Royal Navy and the Church of England in the Era of the First World War’

28 February: Dr Julia Stapleton (Durham University)
Seminar: Conservatism in the Church of England, 1900-39: Hensley Henson and Lord Hugh Cecil

7 March, 5:30pm, Van Mildert College: Dr Matthew Grimley (Merton College, Oxford)
Bishop Van Mildert Annual Lecture: ‘Religion in the Ruins: War, Reconstruction and the Church of England, 1939-45’

14 March: Dr Susan Royal (Durham University)
Seminar: ‘Where’s Waldo? The Waldensians in the Post-Reformation Church of England’

Easter Term 2018

25 April: Dr Richard Burgess (University of Roehampton)
Mission Theology/Anglican Communion Lecture:The Largest Anglican Church: Nigerian Anglicanism, 1980 to the Present’

13 June, 6:30pm, Prior's Hall, Durham Cathedral: Tom Holland
The Michael Ramsey Lecture*: '"The Monasticism of My Community is Jihad": Islam and Sacred Violence, Past and Present'

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Unless otherwise stated, all events take place from 4:00 to 5:30pm in Seminar Room C
(D/TH107, Department of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham).

They are free and welcome all.

No advanced booking is required, except for special events marked *. For these, please click on the relevant link for details of how to register.