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Von Hügel Institute

for Critical Catholic Inquiry

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Simon Ravenscroft responds to George Scialabba and publishes review essay on irony
Sara Silvestri writes editorial and is interviewed on recent ECJ religious discrimination ruling
Philip McCosker to give the Notre Dame Student-Alumni Lecture in London on 5th April
Vlado Kmec speaks on role of religion in conflict at CEC conference
Sara Silvestri was guest speaker at World Congress on Pastoral Care of International Students
Video of VHI lectures now available on YouTube
Director runs Cambridge Half Marathon in support of the Institute
The VHI welcomes new Research Associates
Research Associates attend 2017 AGM
VHI Represented at the Gregorianum: Report by Roman Cholij
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


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