Lived Catholicism 2021

Programme

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Second International Conference on Lived Catholicism

Paradox and Prophecy: Why the Study of Lived Catholicism Matters

15th-16th November 2021


Monday 15th November

14:00-19:30 GMT


Session 1: 14:00-15:20

Welcome and Introduction from Avril Baigent (Chair of Conference Organising Team) and Dr Mathew Guest (Head of Department of Theology and Religion, Durham University)

Opening Plenary

Paradox and Prophecy: Why the Study of Lived Catholicism Matters

Speaker: Professor Massimo Faggioli

Chair: Dr Marcus Pound, Durham University

Concluding word: Professor Paul D. Murray, Dean-Director, Centre for Catholic Studies, Durham University


Session 2: 15:35-16:45

Sites of Paradox and Prophecy: Short Papers Part One

Participants will be invited to select a stream to join on the day with speakers and abstracts available on this website in advance. Comments and responses can be submitted via chat.


Session 3: 17:00-18:00

Lived Catholicism in Postsecular Society

Speaker: Dr Michele Dillon, University of New Hampshire

Chair: Dr Pat Jones, Durham University

Followed by questions and responses submitted via chat.


Session 4: 18:30-19:30

Pop-Up Podium

Several streams of poster presentations lasting 5 minutes. Participants will be invited to select a stream to join on the day with speakers and abstracts available on this website in advance. Comments and responses can be submitted via chat.


Tuesday 16th November

11:00-19:00 GMT


Session 5: 11:00-12:30

Theology and Paradoxes: Discerning Prophetic Voices in an Honest Ecclesiology for the Whole-Church

Speaker: Dr Clare Watkins, Roehampton University 

Chair: Gaël Pardoen, University of Durham

Followed by questions and responses submitted via chat, and breakout groups.


Session 6: 13:15-16:30

Sites of Paradox and Prophecy: Short Papers Part Two

Participants will be invited to select a stream to join on the day with speakers and abstracts available on this website in advance. Comments and responses can be submitted via chat.


Session 7: 14:50-16:10

Presentation 4

Speaker: Professor Valentina Napolitana, University of Toronto

Chair: Dr Anna Rowlands, Durham University

Followed by questions and responses submitted via chat.


Session 8: 16:30-17:40

Workshop

Details to be confirmed at a later date.


Session 9: 18:00-19:00

Closing Plenary

Paradox and Prophecy: Why the Study of Lived Catholicism Matters

Bringing together scholars from across the disciplines to unpack the possibilities of this emerging field. Chair: Avril Baigent

Followed by closing remarks.

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