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Read more at: Alison Cornish to Deliver Lecture: "What Would it Mean to Believe in Dante?"

Alison Cornish to Deliver Lecture: "What Would it Mean to Believe in Dante?"

What Would it Mean to Believe in Dante? Professor Alison Cornish (NYU and President of the Dante Society of America) Professor Cornish's lecture will be based on her new, ground-breaking book, Believing in Dante , which offers a compelling new take on Dante's Divine Comedy with modern sensibilities in mind, bringing Dante'...


Read more at: Westfield House 60th Anniversary Workshop

Westfield House 60th Anniversary Workshop

Having provided education and a focus for theological research for students, pastors and academics from around the world since 1962, Westfield House is hosting a workshop to celebrate its 60 th Anniversary on Saturday 7 May 2022. The background and intellectual context to the workshop is the work of the late Bernard...


Read more at: Latest Issue of 'Reviews in Religion & Theology'
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Latest Issue of 'Reviews in Religion & Theology'

The latest issue of Reviews in Religion & Theology (Jan-April 2022) is now online and freely available to those with institutional access. It includes review articles on Natural Theology, by Owen Anderson, and on the Decolonisation of Theological Education, by Paul Dominiak. The international reviews journal, edited by...


Read more at: St Edmund’s College Signs Agreement with the University of Notre Dame

St Edmund’s College Signs Agreement with the University of Notre Dame

St Edmund’s College signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Notre Dame in the USA. The agreement was made official during a virtual signing ceremony organized by Notre Dame International on 28 th March and was signed by Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. and Catherine Arnold, OBE...


Read more at: Vittorio Montemaggi writes on Dante, Hell and Human Encounter for the Berkley Forum

Vittorio Montemaggi writes on Dante, Hell and Human Encounter for the Berkley Forum

VHI Director Vittorio Montemaggi contributed to the Berkley Forum of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University with an essay on "Dante, Hell and Human Encounter". This contribution is part of this year's series Dante: A Prophet of Hope , which marks 700 years since the death of...


Read more at: Boris Gunjević gives lecture on Giorgio Agamben: Biopolitical Emergency – Minority Report
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Boris Gunjević gives lecture on Giorgio Agamben: Biopolitical Emergency – Minority Report

VHI Research Associate, Boris Gunjević will give a lecture on ‘Giorgio Agamben: Biopolitical Emergency – Minority Report’, on Friday 25 February 2022. The event will take place from 6–7.30 pm (GMT) at Wesley HouseCambridge, but will also be broadcast online. For further information, please contact info@iocs.cam.ac.uk Dr...


Read more at: Johannes Hoff published new book on the Anthropology of Digital Transformation

Johannes Hoff published new book on the Anthropology of Digital Transformation

VHI Senior Research Associate, Johannes Hoff , has published the new monograph Verteidigung des Heiligen. Anthropologie der Digitalen Transformation (Freiburg - Basel - Wien, Herder 2021 ). More details


Read more at: Reading Group: Wellbeing, Freedom and Social Justice
Flavio Comim speaks on 'Aporophobia' at Human Development Report Seminar in New York

Reading Group: Wellbeing, Freedom and Social Justice

This year’s Lent Term online reading group led by Flavio Comim will start on Wednesday 26 January. Participants will discuss Wellbeing, Freedom and Social Justice: The Capability Approach Re-Examined by Ingrid Robeyns (Open Book Publishers, 2017) and the author will join the group for the final session. For registration...


Read more at: Student Essay Competition
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Student Essay Competition

The Von Hügel Institute and the Woolf Institute are delighted to launch a new annual essay competition for St Edmund's students! The theme of the 2021-22 competition is "Forgiveness". The competition is open to all students of St Edmund’s College. To participate, students are invited to submit an essay on any aspect of the...


Read more at: Latest Issue of Reviews in Religion and Theology
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Latest Issue of Reviews in Religion and Theology

The October 2021 Issue of Reviews in Religion and Theology is now online and freely available to those with institutional access. The international reviews journal, edited by Philip McCosker and Vittorio Montemaggi, is published from the Von Hügel Institute in association with Wiley-Blackwell. Read more


 

 

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