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Seminars, Lectures and Symposia for academic year 2023-2024

See below for our list of upcoming webinars. 

(Please also see our Power in the Church of England webinar series.)

EPIPHANY TERM

This term’s programme is a mixture of hybrid, in-person, and online-only events. All are welcome. Please check each event for details.

Wednesday 17 January, 2024

Anglican Communion Office seminar.

Revd Canon Dr Stephen Spencer (Anglican Communion Office and Durham University), ‘The Eucharist as a Sacrament of Mission’,

Abbey House, D/TH 107,

4.00-5.30 p.m.

This is a hybrid event. If you would like to attend online, the Teams link is:

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YWIwMGRmNzItNDQ1NS00OTQ0LWFmOTEtODFmZGM3ZDYzYzQw%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%227250d88b-4b68-4529-be44-d59a2d8a6f94%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22bb9bc426-f209-4c19-8664-f77c4f9d0a48%22%7d

 

Friday 26 January, 2024

Scott Holland Symposium.

Keynote speakers: Professor Kwok Pui-Lan (Candler School of Theology, Emory University) and Dr Jennifer Leith (Westcott House, University of Cambridge) ‘Postcolonial Anglicanism’,

12.00-5.00 p.m.

This event is online only. The Teams link is:

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_NGVlN2VmNmItODE0MS00NGJlLWIyYTctNTFkMmM1NTgwZWI2%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%227250d88b-4b68-4529-be44-d59a2d8a6f94%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22bb9bc426-f209-4c19-8664-f77c4f9d0a48%22%7d

 

Wednesday 31 January, 2024

 St Antony’s Priory Seminar

Revd Dr George Westhaver (Pusey House, Oxford), Sacramental Vision: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Oxford Movement’,

4.00-5.30 p.m. In-person only.

This seminar will be held at St Antony’s Priory, 74 Claypath, Durham, DH1 1QT.

 

Wednesday 21 February, 2024

Revd Paul Wright LVO (Sub-Dean of the Chapel Royal and Domestic Chaplain to King Charles III), ‘'Ceremonial Worship and the State',

Abbey House, D/TH 107, and online

4.00-5.30 p.m.

This is a hybrid event. If you would like to attend online, the Teams link is:

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MWY0YjhkNGQtYjQ5Yy00ZmJmLWIxZDQtMGE2ZDA2MzYwYWFi%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%227250d88b-4b68-4529-be44-d59a2d8a6f94%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22bb9bc426-f209-4c19-8664-f77c4f9d0a48%22%7d

 

Saturday 24 February, 2024

Young Anglican Theology Seminar.

Wallace Gois (Pontifical University of São Paolo), ‘The Liberation Theology of Naim Ateek’,

12.00-1.00 p.m.

This event is online only. Please register via Eventbrite:

https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.eventbrite.com%2Fe%2Fyoung-anglican-theology-seminar-the-liberation-theology-of-naim-ateek-tickets-790975006537%3Faff%3Doddtdtcreator%26fbclid%3DIwAR3Mh81uw9oX9G2Jxv7jrB37JkRqEz725EA0rZeLKoQw6dvdsdplxdTDckQ&data=05%7C02%7Cmichael.snape%40durham.ac.uk%7C032c2f2d284d4420912808dc104d0658%7C7250d88b4b684529be44d59a2d8a6f94%7C0%7C0%7C638403170258289883%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=89jkh%2FNpZeBmvsa1qAoIJeyEPXnKT9Wi7wI8eaocz4M%3D&reserved=0

 

Monday 4 March, 2024

Revd Dr Stephanie Burette (Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford), 'Christ and Captivity in the Second World War: Faith, Art and Stanley Warren in Changi Prisoner of War Camp',

Abbey House, D/TH 107, And online

4.00-5.30 p.m.

This is a hybrid event. If you would like to attend online, the Teams link is:

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTRjOGExNjMtYzI1ZS00M2YwLTliODItYzJlMjJjODcwYzk2%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%227250d88b-4b68-4529-be44-d59a2d8a6f94%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22bb9bc426-f209-4c19-8664-f77c4f9d0a48%22%7d

 

Wednesday 13 March, 2024

Bryn Blake (Kings College London), ‘“Craving Your Learned Protection”: William Perkins’ Patronage Network and the Doctrinal Maturation of the Elizabethan Church of England’

4.00-5.30 p.m.

This event is online only. The Teams link is:

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ZTEwMmQwMjUtZWVmZi00Mzg3LTgwNWUtMjNlNDg4NWY1YzZm%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%227250d88b-4b68-4529-be44-d59a2d8a6f94%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22bb9bc426-f209-4c19-8664-f77c4f9d0a48%22%7d

 

Previous Seminars in 2023-24 at the Michael Ramsey Centre for Anglican Studies

MICHAELMAS TERM 2023

Wednesday 25 October, 2023

Revd Rebecca Amoroso (Durham University), ‘“The Chapel Feels Like Home”:  Reflections on Anglican Prison Ministry

4.00-5.30 p.m., Abbey House, D/TH 107 and online 

 

Wednesday 1 November 2023

St Antony’s Priory Seminar

Clinton Collister (University of Cambridge), ‘The Nature of Priesthood and Freedom in the Theology of John Neville Figgis

4.00-5.30 p.m; St Antony’s Priory, 74 Claypath, Durham, DH1 1QT ***In-person only***

 

Wednesday 22 November, 2023

Anglican Communion Office Seminar

Most Reverend Dr John Holder (Codrington College, Barbados), ‘From Slavery to Reparation as a Theological Journey: Infusing a theme of Hope into conditions of Hopelessness

4.00-5.30 p.m Online only.

 

Wednesday 6 December, 2023

Johannes Makar (Harvard University), ‘In Search of a National Church: Anglican-Coptic Exchanges at the turn of the Nineteenth Century’,

4.00-5.30 p.m.

Online only.

 

SEMINARS DURING PREVIOUS ACADEMIC YEARS

  • See our seminars programme for academic year 2022-2023, here

Further Information

For further information about seminars and events at the Michael Ramsey Centre, please contact Mike Snape on michael.snape@durham.ac.uk