The Diocesan Justice and Peace Commission is delighted to welcome Dr Anna Rowlands as this year’s Anthony Storey Memorial Lecture speaker.
Anna is a political theologian and an expert on Catholic Social Teaching and is St Hilda Associate Professor of Catholic Social Thought and Practice and Founding Chair of the Centre for Catholic Social Thought and Practice at the University of Durham.
She and has worked on theology and migration for more than a decade and is committed to forming partnerships with Catholic faith-based organisations that are influencing the next generation of social practice.
The title of the talk is “On the promise and the limits of politics: Catholic Social Teaching and Immigration”.
Anna is passionate about Catholic Social Teaching and sees it as a gift to all people of goodwill. Her work is rooted in the practice of faith, not just its study, and is concerned with how communities are working this out in their lives.
The lecture takes place at 11am on Saturday May 12 in the Canham Turner Building, University of Hull. Tea and Coffee is available from 10.30am.