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Read more at: William Simpson has won an Expanded Reason Award for his doctoral research

William Simpson has won an Expanded Reason Award for his doctoral research

VHI Research Associate Dr William Simpson has received an "Expanded Reason Award" for his doctoral thesis, "What's the matter? Toward a neo-Aristotelian ontology of nature". The Expanded Reason Award is an international research prize of 25,000 Euros awarded by the University Francisco de Vitoria in collaboration with the...


Read more at: Vacancy: VHI Administrator (part-time/temporary)
Vacancy: VHI Administrator (part-time/temporary)

Vacancy: VHI Administrator (part-time/temporary)

The Von Hügel Institute for Critical Catholic Inquiry (VHI), based at St Edmund’s College in the University of Cambridge invites applications for the position of Administrator. The Administrator is a key member of staff and is responsible for the management of the Institute’s work and the organisation of lectures...


Read more at: A Report of the book launch of 'Patents on Life' by Roman Cholij
A Report of the book launch of 'Patents on Life' by Roman Cholij

A Report of the book launch of 'Patents on Life' by Roman Cholij

Thursday 12 March 2020 saw the official book launch of ‘ Patents on Life: Religious, Moral and Social Justice aspects of Biotechnology and Intellectual Property ’, published by Cambridge University Press. The book, produced by three co-editors (Thomas C. Berg of the University of St Thomas, Dr Roman Cholij of the Von Hügel...


Read more at: New article on Imago Dei and online series on Christianity and the pandemic by Wojciech Szczerba
New article on Imago Dei and online series on Christianity and the pandemic by Wojciech Szczerba

New article on Imago Dei and online series on Christianity and the pandemic by Wojciech Szczerba

VHI Research Associate, Professor Wojciech Szczerba , has published a new article examining the concept of Imago Dei in biblical writings, theological tradition and modern philosophy in the context of religious inclusion and human dignity: The Concept of Imago Dei as a Symbol of Religious Inclusion and Human Dignity, Forum...


Read more at: Lockdown videos and weekly Mass on College YouTube channel
Lockdown videos and weekly Mass on College YouTube channel

Lockdown videos and weekly Mass on College YouTube channel

Due to the unprecendented circumstances of the COVID-19 outbreak, the doors of the VHI had to temporarily remain closed, however at St Edmund's College we are working tirelessly to prepare for the next phase. Please visit the College YouTube channel which is constantly updated with videos about the many changes and...


Read more at: Shared Lenten Pilgrimage: From Cambridge to the Cross
Shared Lenten Pilgrimage: From Cambridge to the Cross

Shared Lenten Pilgrimage: From Cambridge to the Cross

St Edmund's Chapel and the V on hügel Institute are among the RC institutions in Cambridge participating in a Shared Lenten Pilgrimage . The First Station 'Imagining the Cross', a meditation through prayer, song, silence and poetry in the Taizé tradition, will take place at the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology on 27...


Read more at: Video of Cardinal Fitzgerald's Lecture
Video of Cardinal Fitzgerald's Lecture

Video of Cardinal Fitzgerald's Lecture

The VHI was delighted to welcome Cardinal Michael Fitzgerald to St Edmund's College on 7 February as he delivered a fascinating annual Von Hügel Lecture titled 'Christians in the Arab World: The Present Situation'. After the lecture the Cardinal gave the address at the Sung Vespers for the College’s Annual Commemoration of...


Read more at: Wojciech Szerba publishes a book chapter on 'Evangelical Protestantism'
Wojciech Szerba publishes a book chapter on 'Evangelical Protestantism'

Wojciech Szerba publishes a book chapter on 'Evangelical Protestantism'

Professor Wojciech Szerba has recently published a chapter on 'Evangelical Protestantism and Civil Society' in the volume Reformation 500: Cultural And Social Impact of the Protestant Reformation, 1517-2017, eds. C. Costantineanu, M. V. Măcelaru, and I. Riviş-Tipei (Editura Universităţii 'Aurel Vlaicu', 2018). Wojciech...


Read more at: Colin Williams gives plenary opening address at National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Conference
Colin Williams gives plenary opening address at National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Conference

Colin Williams gives plenary opening address at National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Conference

Professor Colin Williams is travelling to Minsk, Belarus, this month to give a Plenary Opening Address 'Official Bilingualism in the UK' at the Conference Bilingualism in Law in Practice: The Experience of Belarus and the United Kingdom , organised by the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the British Embassy in...


Read more at: Professor Maria Burke is awarded Senior Fellowship of the HEA
Professor Maria Burke is awarded Senior Fellowship of the HEA

Professor Maria Burke is awarded Senior Fellowship of the HEA

VHI Research Associate Professor Maria Burke was recently awarded Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. Senior Fellowships of the HEA are awarded to professionals who demonstrate that they meet the criteria of the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) for teaching and supporting learning in higher...


 

 

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