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Lecture by Baroness Williams postponed to new date!
Why The EU Should Focus On Realistic Social Policy Projects
On the death of Fr Robert Kaggwa
Charlie Hebdo attacks: a horrific escalation of violence in an already tense society
Democratic crisis: how do we stem the remorseless rise of nationalists and populists?
Francis Campbell on BBC Radio 4 'Thought For The Day'
New European Professional Series at the European Centre at POLIS
Video of panel discussion on Poland and Ukraine now online
New publication on global currency by Prof John Ryan
UNFPA Report on Religion and Development in collaboration with Dr Silvestri
Dr Silvestri interviewed on the Vatican Synod of the Family
Dr Silvestri interviewed on radicalisation, British counter-terrorism and ISIS
Dr Elif Cetin appointed Research Associate at Wolfson College
St Mary’s co-sponsors VHI Lecture Series on Ethical Standards in Public Life
Dr Philip McCosker gives paper at Rome Symposium 'Ascetical Practice in a Secular Age'
New book 'Capabilities, Gender, Equality' by Dr Flavio Comin
New publication on the theology of the modern state by Professor John Loughin
Professor Loughlin speaks about separatist and indipendence movements in Europe
Oxford and Cambridge Symposium: Business for the Common Good
Dr Madsen to lecture at the Royal College of Defence Studies
Dr Madsen appointed affiliated lecturer at the Centre of Development Studies, Cambridge
Dr Silvestri speaks at Cambridge Conference 'The Sacred in a Global Age'
Professor Loughlin invited to speak at the Theology Plus Conference in West Sussex on 7 November
VHI joins Churchill 2015 – 21st Century Statesmanship steering group on Faith and Religion in the 21st century
Sir Tom Philips, newly appointed Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies, has joined the VHI Advisory Board
Francis Campbell is the new Vice-Chancellor of St Mary’s University College, Twickenham
Dr Silvestri awarded grant by the Cambridge Migration Network CAMMIGRES
Professor Ryan speaks about national strike on BBC World Business Report
Condolence message on the death of Rev Dr John Hughes
Dr Silvestri interviewed on BBC Afrique


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