Looking Ahead: Michaelmas Term 2014

This term look out for the Seminar with economic and financial institutions which will be led by Professor Gael Giraud, SJ, the award-winning French economist, that Campion is planning with the Las Casas Institute, Blackfriars. The subject will be Thomas Picketty's recent work, Capital in the Twenty first Century, which has aroused great interest and varied comments.

The Newman Lecture

Further ahead, Campion will host the annual Newman Lecture which it shares with St Benet's Hall and Blackfriars Hall. The lecturer this year will be the distinguished American moral theologian and ethicist, Dr Lisa Sowle Cahill, SJ. Donald Monan Professor at Boston College. First acclaimed in the 1980s through her studies on gender and sexual ethics, she has later extended her work to social and global ethics. She has been a Visiting Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, and Visiting Professor of Catholic Theology at Yale University. Her Newman Lecture will be on the subject of marriage.

David Jones Exhibition

Campion Hall's works by the Welsh artist and poet, David Jones (1895-1974), will be on loan to Regents Park College, to form part of an exhibition of his works. They will include his engravings to illustrate Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.