Mar, 2018
Ushaw: 450th Anniversary Conference For Douai Foundation

Ushaw College with the Centre for Catholic Studies at Durham University are celebrating the 450th anniversary of the founding of the English College at Douai with a special anniversary conference: ‘450 Years Pioneering Catholic Education: Past, Present, Future’ at Ushaw, a successor of the English College at Douai, from Monday April 30 to Tuesday May 1 2018.

The programme will include:

  •   Professor Eamon Duffy: “To Doe Our Countrie Good”: Douai, Rome, and the Tridentine Seminary’
  •   Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi and Bishop Paul Tighe: ‘Universities as Places of Encounter between Faith and Culture’ (The Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture 2018)
  •   Professor Michael Questier: ‘The Foundation of the English College at Douai and the English Mission’
  •   Professor Thomas O’Connor and Dr Caroline Bowden: ‘The Exile Enterprise’
  •   Professor Gerard Kilroy and Claire Marsland: ‘Martyrdom’
  •   Rev Nicholas Schofield: ‘The Replanting of the English College at Douai in England’
  •   Rev David Milburn and Rev Dr Michael Sharratt: ‘Life at Ushaw’
  •   Professor Stephen Regan and Dr Stefano Cracolici: ‘Cultural Ushaw’
  •   Dr Jonathan Bush: ‘The Catholic Revival’
  •   Dr Clare Watkins: ‘Forming the Church Today’

A full conference package is £167.50 (reduced rate £131.50 for students and those on a low wage).  This includes a conference fee, refreshments, two lunches and the conference dinner. Limited accommodation is available at Ushaw College bookable on a first come first served basis. Otherwise delegates can book local hotels with transport provided between Durham City and Ushaw College if required.

Full details of the conference, including a link to the online booking site, can be found at www.centreforcatholicstudies.co.uk


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