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Seminar by Dr Luciano Maffi at Blackfriars Hall

Monday 3rd November 2014

18th-Century Italian and British models of social support for those in need.
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Anselm’s Biographer: A day conference on the impact of Richard Southern’s St Anselm and his biographer 50 years on from its publication

Wednesday 29th October 2014

A one-day conference on the great 20th-century Oxford medievalist, Sir Richard Southern, was held on 25th October 2014.
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Mass for the beginning of the academic year 2014-15

Friars and Hall students at the serviceWednesday 15th October 2014

The Academic Mass was celebrated on Thursday 9th October in the Priory Church at Blackfriars.
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21st October - 5th Anscombe Memorial Lecture : Body and Soul - the royal road to true belief

Tuesday 14th October 2014

Professor John Finnis delivered the Anscombe Memorial Lecture on Tuesday 21 October 2014 from 5pm to 6.30pm at St John’s College, Oxford. The lecture was followed by a reception at Blackfriars Hall.
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Honorary Fellow of Blackfriars becomes the new Archbishop of Sydney

Thursday 2nd October 2014

On 18 September 2014, Pope Francis appointed Bishop Anthony Fisher OP the ninth Archbishop of Sydney.
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'Did God do it?'

Monday 22nd September 2014

A lecture by Dr. Benedikt Goecke, Associate Professor at Bochum University, and former Junior Research Fellow at Blackfriars Hall.
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New Scholarship

Friday 12th September 2014

Blackfriars Hall announces the Dominican Jubilee scholarship, which may be awarded to a suitable candidate who is accepted to study for a BA in Theology and Religion, Philosophy and Theology, or Theology and Oriental Studies at Blackfriars Hall beginning in October 2015
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Conference: Human Nature: Biology, Ethics and Theology

Saturday 3rd May 2014

Saturday 3rd May, 10.30am-4pm at Blackfriars Hall, Oxford. Keynote speaker: Rev.Prof. Nicanor Austriaco OP.
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Welcoming the Gift, Acknowledging the Giver: Theologies of Gratitude

Wednesday 16th April 2014

Day Conference at Blackfriars, Saturday 17th May, jointly with the Jubilee Centre for Character and Values.
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Fr Nicanor Austriaco OP

Fr Nicanor Austriaco OPFriday 11th April 2014

Blackfriars Hall is delighted to welcome Fr Nicanor Austriaco OP as a Visiting Research Scholar during 2014.
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New Vice-Regent at Blackfriars

New Vice-Regent at BlackfriarsThursday 10th April 2014

Blackfriars Hall is delighted to announce the appointment of Fr Martin Ganeri OP as Vice-Regent from the beginning of Trinity Term.
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Appointment of new Director of the Aquinas Institute

Appointment of new Director of the Aquinas InstituteWednesday 9th April 2014

Blackfriars is pleased to announce that from Easter 2014 Fr Richard Conrad OP will become Director of the Aquinas Institute.
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Appointment of new Director of the Las Casas Institute

Appointment of new Director of the Las Casas InstituteTuesday 8th April 2014

Blackfriars is pleased to announce that Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP will become the new Director of the Las Casas Institute from Easter 2014.
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New appointments at Blackfriars

Monday 7th April 2014

Dr Ana Isabel Garcia and Dr Pia Vogler join Blackfriars Hall.
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Honorary Fellow of Blackfriars to be new Archbishop of Liverpool

Honorary Fellow of Blackfriars to be new Archbishop of LiverpoolFriday 21st March 2014

Pope Francis has appointed the Right Reverend Malcolm McMahon OP, Bishop of Nottingham, to be the ninth Archbishop of Liverpool.
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Catholic Social Teaching and Legal Institutions Seminars

Thursday 20th March 2014

A series of seminars on Catholic Social Teaching and Legal Institutions will take place on 29 April, 6 May, 13 May, and 20 May from 2.30pm until 4pm in the Aula, Blackfriars Hall, St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LY.
Each seminar will consist of a one-hour lecture followed by a short commentary, with an opportunity for questions. The seminars, which are free and open to the public, are made possible by the support of the Earhart Foundation.
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Migration, Faith and Action: Shifting the Discourse

Thursday 20th March 2014

Thursday, 8 (all day) and 9 May 2014 (until 2pm)
The conference will explore the ways religious and faith traditions contribute, challenge, and shift the discourse about migration.
Venue - Mathematical Institute and Humanities Radcliffe Building. Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG.
There is a £10 delegate fee payable upon arrival at the conference.
To register visit the conference's website at: or email
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Newman Lecture 2014

Monday 17th February 2014

This year's Newman Lecture was given by Professor Reinhard Cardinal Marx.
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New Blackfriars

Sunday 15th December 2013

The Aquinas Seminars, held in January and February each year, attract Aquinas scholars from around the world, who present their research in a variety of topics.
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Thursday 12 December at 5pm - Las Casas Lecture

Thursday 12th December 2013

Witness of the Gospel in a world of violence : the message of the martyrs of Algeria by Jean-Jacques Perennes OP
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MatriculationWednesday 23rd October 2013

Blackfriars students matriculate
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Academic Mass at Blackfriars

Academic Mass at BlackfriarsWednesday 23rd October 2013

On Monday 14th October, an Academic Mass was held in the Priory church at Blackfriars, to mark the beginning of the academic year. Students, tutors and the Dominican community shared supper in the Refectory afterwards.
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Blackfriars Hall has registered as a PCDL Learning Provider

Tuesday 20th August 2013

Students can now apply for Professional and Career Development Loans (PCDL) to cover their fees.
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Blackfriars Students Graduate

Wednesday 31st July 2013

Migration studies and human rights students complete their courses
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The Moral Philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe

Tuesday 16th July 2013

An international conference was held on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th September 2013 at St Hugh's College
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A new book from Dr Eduardo Echeverria

Monday 15th July 2013

New publication from a Blackfriars special lecturer.
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Blackfriars Praised in Student Survey

Thursday 27th June 2013

Blackfriars Hall has ranked third among Oxford University's 43 colleges and halls in a new table that measures student satisfaction.
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News & Events

10th Jan
Prof James Arthur OBE

Blackfriars Research fellow receives honour.

21st Nov
New Research Fellows appointed

Two new Research Fellows have recently been appointed.

3rd Nov

Congratulations to our most recent graduates!

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