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The complete collection of video and audio recordings of VHI events and seminar series is available to view and download on the Cambridge University Streaming Media Service

Recent videos are also available on our YouTube Channel


Recent uploads

INNOCENCE AND WONDER: LECTURE-RECITAL

Steven Isserlis CBE, accompanied by Tom Poster
1June 2018, part of the 2017-18 'Grammars of Wonder' lecture series

 


APOCALYPSE FORGOTTEN? THE BOOK OF REVELATION AS A NEGLECTED RESOURCE FOR CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING

Ian Boxall 
25 May 2018, The Lattey Lecture 2018

 


LOVE AND WONDER: RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN IDEAL AND REALITY

Aldegonde Brenninkmeijer-Werhahn
18 May 2018, part of the 2017-18 'Grammars of Wonder' lecture series

 


AI, DIGITAL DUALISM AND THE LOSS OF WONDER

Ilia Delio OFS
27 April 2018, part of the 2017-18 'Grammars of Wonder' lecture series


 

POPE FRANCIS' REVOLUTION OF MERCY: AMORIS LAETITIA AS A NEW PARADIGM OF CATHOLICITY

Cardinal Blase Cupich 
9 February 2018, The Von Hügel Lecture 2018

 


 

PHILOSOPHY AND WONDER: THE DEARTH OF ASTONISHMENT AND THINKING AS NEGATIVITY

William Desmond, Catherine Pickstock
23 February 2018, part of the 2017-18 'Grammars of Wonder' lecture series


SAY IT TO GOD: IN SEARCH OF PRAYER

Luigi Gioia, Sarah Coakley
16 January 2018, Launch of the Archbishop of Canterbury Lent Book 2018


POETRY & WONDER

Hilary Davies
24 November 2017, part of the 2017-18 'Grammars of Wonder' lecture series


LITERATURE & DIS/AGREEMENT

Michael D. Hurley
2 June 2017, part of the 2016-17 'Dynamics of Dis/Agreement' lecture series


POLITICS & DIS/AGREEMENT

Peter Hennessy and Adrian Pabst
5 May 2017, part of the 2016-17 'Dynamics of Dis/Agreement' lecture series


MEDIA & DIS/AGREEMENT

Julian Baggini, Lorna Donlon, Michael O'Loughlin
9 March 2017, part of the 2016-17 'Dynamics of Dis/Agreement' lecture series


HOW TO DISAGREE WITHOUT BEING A LIBERAL PLURALIST

Terry Eagleton
24 February 2017, part of the 2016-17 'Dynamics of Dis/Agreement' lecture series


THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF CATHOLICISM IN THE THIRD MILLENNIUM TO A SECULAR UNIVERSITY

HE Cardinal Luis Tagle, Archbishop of Manila
10 February 2017, The Annual Von Hügel Lecture 2016-17


LAW AND DIS/AGREEMENT: CREATIVE CONTRADICTIONS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LIFE

Philip Allott and Mark Engelman
27 January 2017, part of the 2016-17 'Dynamics of Dis/Agreement' lecture series


CATHOLIC DIS/AGREEMENT: POPE FRANCIS AND THE USES OF DISAGREEMENT AS A MECHANISM OF ECCLESIAL REFORM

Austen Ivereigh and Eamon Duffy
2 December 2016, part of the 2016-17 'Dynamics of Dis/Agreement' lecture series


MIGRANTS & DIS/AGREEMENT: WHOSE RESPONSIBILITY? WHY CARE?

Carried Pemberton Ford, Sara Silvestri, Vlado Kmec, Anna Rowlands (chair)
25 November 2016, part of the 2016-17 'Dynamics of Dis/Agreement' Series


WITTGENSTEIN & INTER-RELIGIOUS DIS/AGREEMENT

Gorazd Andrejč, Ed Kessler MBE and Alban McCoy
10 November 2016, part of the 2016-17 'Dynamics of Dis/Agreement' Series


MERCY IN THE CITY

Manuel Castells and Philip Sheldrake
8 June 2016, part of the 2015-16 'Mercy' series

 


MERCY AND MIGRATION – PANEL DISCUSSION

Rory Fox, Martina Liebsch, Sara Silvestri, and Elif Çetin
2 June 2016, part of the 2015-16 'Mercy' series 


WORKS OF MERCY IN WORKS OF ART

Maggi Hambling CBE, Prof Ben Quash (KCL), and James Cahill
20 April 2016, part of the 2015-16 'Mercy' series

Part 1 (Ben Quash)

Part 2 (Maggi Hambling and James Cahill):


PERSONHOOD, IDENTITY, AND THE AUTISM RIGHTS MOVEMENT: A CATHOLIC VIEW

Prof Michael Waddell, with a response from Daniel De Haan
12 May 2016, Guest Lecture


SCRIPTURE, LIBERATION THEOLOGY, AND POPE FRANCIS

Prof Nicholas King SJ, with a response from Prof Christopher Rowland
4 March 2016, The Lattey Lecture 2016


MIND, BRAIN, AND MERCY

Iain McGilchrist and John Cottingham
19 February 2016, part of the 2015-16 'Mercy' series


THE PRIORITY OF MERCY: ONTOLOGY NOT MORALITY

James Alison
19 February 2016, part of the 2015-16 'Mercy' series


NARRATIVES OF MERCY: DANTE'S PARADISO AND SHAKESPEARE'S MEASURE FOR MEASURE

Robin Kirkpatrick
22 January 2016, part of the 2015-16 'Mercy' series



MERCY: THE KEY TO POPE FRANCIS' REFORM

Austen Ivereigh
6 November 2015, part of the 2015-16 'Mercy' series

 


THE PRICE OF TRUTH: HERBERT MCCABE ON LOVE, POLITICS, AND DEATH

Denys Turner
30 October 2015, Annual Von Hügel Lecture 2014


Other Videos

ETHICAL STANDARDS IN PUBLIC LIFE

Paul Bew, Rowan Williams and Paul Vallely
8 October 2014, Inaugural Seminar Lecture Series 2014-15


GOVERNING THE CHURCH: THE IMPERATIVE OF COLLEGIALITY

Professor Mary McAleese
28 February 2014, Annual Von Hügel Lecture 2014


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