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October 2018

The Sarum Symposium

Mon 22 October, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
The Sarum Symposium is the exciting new direction for the annual Sarum Lectures. This event, in Salisbury Guildhall, will bring together a panel each year to discuss truth and narrative from diverse perspectives, reflecting on questions such as: How do stories help us to understand the world? What are the stories we tell ourselves and others? In what way is theology a narrative of truth? Months after Salisbury’s nerve agent attack and in the year marking the centenary of the end of WWI and… Read more

Jan van Eyck: Windows On Another World

Mon 29 October, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Jan van Eyck was one of the greatest painters of what has been called the Northern Renaissance. He introduced radically new styles of painting and left his peers astounded by his sheer artistic genius and his innovative treatment of his subject matter. He brought a heightened realism to his paintings and helped to shape the development of painting in Northern Europe for centuries to come. This lecture looks at some of his most beguiling, challenging and enigmatic paintings, including the… Read more
November 2018

Leadership Matters: Finding Voice, Connection and Meaning in the 21st Century

Fri 23 November, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
This day coincides with the launch of the paperback edition of Leadership Matters: Finding Voice, Connection and Meaning in the 21st Century, published by Routledge. “I used to think that top environmental problems were biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse and climate change. I thought that thirty years of good science could address these problems. I was wrong. The top environmental problems are selfishness, greed and apathy, and to deal with these we need a cultural and spiritual transformation. And we scientists… Read more
February 2019

Perham-Shaped Worship: A Symposium to Honour Bishop Michael Perham’s Ministry in a Praying Church

Fri 8 February 2019, 12:00 pm to Sat 9 February 2019, 4:00 pm
This symposium is an invitation to consider the remarkably rich and diverse influence of the late Bishop Michael Perham upon worship in the Church of England. In this public forum, speakers with first-hand experience of Michael’s ministry will address issues such as nurturing worship in the parish, liturgical leadership, the formation of praying people, and liturgical revision. Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception) Read more
September 2019

Francis and the Sultan

Mon 16 September 2019, 10:30 am to Tue 17 September 2019, 4:30 pm
This conference will explore the meeting in 1219 during the Fifth Crusade of St Francis of Assisi and Sultan Malik al-Kamil, as inspiration for Christian-Muslim dialogue today. The event is offered in partnership with the Third Order of the Society of St Francis (TSSF). Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception) Read more
October 2019

Into the North: The Defeat of Paganism and the Rise of Christianity from C4th

Thu 17 October 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
This lecture will explore the enormous difficulties encountered by early missionaries as they attempted to take the Gospel to the North, the toppling of the Viking gods, and how trade and war with Christian states made their impression on these fiercely independent peoples. We shall look at the earliest Christian artefacts found in Scandinavia and Iceland, and at those which looked both back and forwards, to the old religions and the new. Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk … Read more
November 2019

MODEM Conference 2019

Thu 21 November 2019, 12:00 pm to Fri 22 November 2019, 2:00 pm
Details for the MODEM Conference 2019 are forthcoming. Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception) Read more
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