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New article on Happiness & Human Development by Flavio Comim
Panel discussion on Migration Crisis at City University London with Elif Cetin & Sara Silvestri
VACANCY: VHI Development Executive
New article and paper on transnational Islam, Europe and migration by Sara Silvestri
New Article on Human Dignity by Prof John Loughlin
2016-17 Lecture Series on Dynamics of Dis/Agreement
A New Chapter for the VHI
Roman Cholij to give lecture on Genetics and IP at Sinderesi School in Rome
The VHI welcomes three new Research Associates
Philip McCosker gives keynote lecture at ACU/CUA seminar 'Conceiving Change in the Church'
Simon Ravenscroft publishes book chapter in French edited collection on Ivan Illich
Book chapter on migration and Italian multiculturalism published by Sara Silvestri and Elif Çetin
Sara Silvestri writes on Brexit and migration for the Centre for Catholic Social Thought and Practice
New Publication: The Cambridge Companion to the Summa Theologiae, edited by Philip McCosker and Denys Turner
Simon Ravenscroft appointed to Murphy Research Fellowship, based at the VHI
VHI hosts acclaimed pianist Stephen Hough for final event of 2015-16 lecture series
Article on the Christology of Pope Francis published in 'Ecclesiology' by Dr Philip McCosker
Sara Silvestri and Vlado Kmec awarded funding for June workshop on migration
Launch of Centre for Catholic Social Thought and Practice on 13 June in London
Dr Sara Silvestri speaks at Home Affairs Committee Conference on Countering Extremism
Papers from VHI Health Conference now published in The New Bioethics
Dr Simon Ravenscroft writes at ABC Religion & Ethics on laughter, folly and theology
Dr Lidia Ripamonti featured at Huffington Post Italia with article on autism
New issue of Reviews in Religion and Theology, now based at the VHI, just published
Article on Ivan Illich published in Telos by Dr Simon Ravenscroft
Article by Prof Tom Berg reflects on last year's Patents on Life conference
Dr Simon Ravenscroft's article on 'Patenting Life' at ABC Religion & Ethics draws on our September conference
E-learning kit on religion and conflict published by Dr Silvestri for the UK Department for International Development
Dr Silvestri speaks at CAMMIGRES Seminar on Faith and Migration
God and the EU: new publication by Routledge


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