Douai 450th Anniversary Conference

A conference is taking place from 30 April – 1 May 2018 at Ushaw College, Durham, UK to mark the 450th anniversary for the founding of the English College at Douai. It is entitled ‘450 years pioneering Catholic education: past, present, future’. Speakers include:

  • Prof Eamon Duffy: “To Doe Our Countrie Good”: Douai, Rome, and the Tridentine Seminary
  • HE Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi and Bishop Paul Tighe: Universities as Places of Encounter between Faith and Culture (Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture)
  • Prof Michael Questier: The Foundation of the English College at Douai and the English Mission
  • Prof Thomas O’Connor and Dr Caroline Bowden: The Exile Enterprise
  • Claire Marsland and Prof Gerard Kilroy: Martyrdom
  • Rev Nicholas Schofield: The Replanting of the English College at Douai in England
  • Rev David Milburn and Rev Dr Michael Sharratt: Life at Ushaw
  • Prof Stephen Regan and Dr Stefano Cracolici: Cultural Ushaw
  • Dr Jonathan Bush and Dr Sheridan Gilley: The Catholic Revival
  • Dr Clare Watkins: Forming the Church Today

Further details are available on the Ushaw College website where you can also download the draft programme:

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