Each term, the Centre hosts a series of public lectures featuring distinguished speakers from academia, church and faith communities, politics and public life, and the arts, who address significant issues in the intersection of faith and culture.

Centre lectures usually take place on Mondays at 5pm in the Collier Room, followed by discussion until around 6:15pm.  They are free of charge and open to members of the University and the general public.

The Centre series for Michaelmas Term 2018, commencing on Monday 22 October, will be focusing upon Human Rights and Social Justice.


Also, this term:

On 15 October, Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch, Kt, FBA, will give the David Nicholls Memorial Lecture on ‘The Politics of Sex and Gender in Christian History’.  Professor MacCulloch is Professor of the History of the Church at the University of Oxford and author of numerous books, including A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years (London, 2009) and, most recently, a definitive biography of Thomas Cromwell (London, 2018).