Welcome to the Newman Lectures Welcome to the Newman Lectures

The Newman Lectures are a series of talks on the subject of Catholicism in history that take place at the University of East Anglia every spring semester.. 

Hosted by the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities the series is also sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of East Anglia.

The theme of the 2016 Newman Lectures series will be on

The Church and the World

Monday 4 April
Francis Campbell
Vice Chancellor - St Mary’s University, Twickenham
‘The Church in Society and its Relationship to the State’

Click here to watch Francis Campbell's talk

Monday 11 April
 Dr Graham James
The Bishop of Norwich
'More Catholic than the Pope: The encounter of Anglo Catholicism with the Papacy and the revival of a Norfolk shrine'

Click here to watch Dr Graham James' talk


Monday 18 April
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor
Former Archbishop of Westminster
'The Changing Faces of the Papacy'

Click here to watch Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor's talk

Monday 25 April
Bishop Philip Egan
Bishop of Portsmouth
‘Gaudium et Spes: The Church in the Modern World' 

Click here to watch Bishop Philip Egan's talk 


Our 2016 lecture series will be held in the Julian Study Centre at the University of East Anglia.
For more details on how to get to the Julian Study Centre please visit the University's Travel and Transport website.

Lectures start, promptly, at 6:30pm.


If you are interested in participating, contact:

Dr Andrew Eburne
Email: Andrew.Eburne@uea.ac.uk
Tel: (+44) 1603 592 168

If you are a UEA student and you are interested in volunteering for the Newman Lectures, please email Beverley Youngman at b.youngman@uea.ac.uk

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Diocese of East Anglia
Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities