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Von Hügel Institute

for Critical Catholic Inquiry


Lord David Alton of Liverpool
Independent Crossbench Life Peer
Rt Rev Alan Hopes
Bishop Emeritus of East Anglia
Stephen Hough CBE
Classical pianist, composer, and author
Mary McAleese
Former President of Ireland
Honorary Fellow of St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge
Iain McGilchrist
Psychiatrist, cultural critic, and author
Sylvana Tomaselli
Countess of St Andrews
Sir Harry Hinsley Lecturer in History and Fellow of St John's College, University of Cambridge
Rowan Williams
Lord Williams of Oystermouth
Former Master of Magdalene College, University of Cambridge
Archbishop Emeritus of Canterbury

Advisory Board

Nicholas Boyle FBA
Emeritus Schröder Professor of German, University of Cambridge
Emeritus Fellow of Magdalene College, University of Cambridge
Lisa Sowle Cahill
Professor of Theology, Boston College
Former President of the Catholic Theological Society of America and the Society of Christian Ethics
Francis Campbell
Vice-Chancellor, The University of Notre Dame Australia 
Former Vice-Chancellor, St Mary's University College, Twickenham
Former UK Ambassador to the Holy See
Former Policy Advisor at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Manuel Castells
Professor of Communication, University of Southern California and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Member of the governing board of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology
John Cottingham
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of Reading
Professorial Research Fellow, Heythrop College, London
Andrew Gamble FBA
Professor Emeritus of Politics, University of Cambridge
Fellow Emeritus of Queens' College, University of Cambridge 
David Hollenbach SJ
Pedro Arupe Distinguished Research Professor, Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Austen Ivereigh
Journalist, author, and commentator
Founder of 'Catholic Voices'
Martina Liebsch
Former Director of Policy, Caritas Internationalis
John Loughlin
Former Director of the Von Hügel Institute
Emeritus Fellow of St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge 
Emeritus Professor of European Politics, Cardiff University
Fr Alban McCoy OFM Conv.
Former Dean of St Edmund's College
Praelector of St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge 
Sir Tom Phillips KCMG
Former Commandant of Royal College of Defence Studies, London
Associate Fellow of Chatham House
Honorary Fellow of St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge



A unique institute of advanced studies inspired by Catholic thought and culture, focussed on contemporary global realities, and dedicated to encounter, dialogue, and transformation