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Cardinal Willebrands Research Centre

Cardinal Willebrands Research Centre

Activities

Conferences and Symposia

  • International Conference on “Churches and Peacebuilding: Ecumenical Engagement for Peace and Reconciliation”
    Venue:
    Lviv, Ukraine
    Date:
    March 4, 2016
    Organizers:
    Ukrainian Catholic University, European Society for Catholic Theology, Grazer Prozess. Co-organized by Dr. K. Schelkens
    Aim
    : An investigation of the capacity of ecumenical dialogue to enforce peacebuilding in areas of conflict, such as present-day Ukraine.

  • Local Symposium: “Het Roomse Rood: On Biographies of Cardinals in the Low Countries”
    Venue:
    Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Date:
    April 19, 2016
    Organizers:
    Centrum voor Religieuze Communicatie (LUCE), CWRC
    Aim:
    This study day investigated the genre of religious biography, and the obstacles and pitfalls proper to the genre.

  • International Conference on “Historicizing Ecumenism”
    Venue:
    Monastery of Bose, Italy
    Date
    : November 26-28, 2014
    Organizers:
    Istituto per le Scienze Religiose, Bologna; Monastero di Bose
    Aim:
    The preparation of an international project on the history of ecumenism. CWRC was represented by Drs. M. ter Steeg and K. Schelkens

  • International Conference on “Cardinaux et cardinalat, une elite à l’épreuve de la modernité”
    Venue
    : Paris, France
    Date
    : June 19, 2014
    Organizers
    : Université Sorbonne, École francaise de Rome.
    Aim
    : The conference was part of a larger research project on the cardinalate in contemporary history. CWRC was represented by Dr. Vefie Poels and Dr. Karim Schelkens.

  • Local Symposium ”De Nederlandse jaren van kardinaal Willebrands”
    Venue:
    Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Date:
    April 25, 2013
    Organizers
    : CWRC
    Aim: A symposium on Willebrands and the Netherlands 1909-1960 was held on April 25, 2013 in order to study the development of the preconciliar ecumenical movement and the role played by Willebrands in it.

  • Two International Conferences “The Ecumenical Legacy of Cardinal Johannes Willebrands”
    Venue:
    Utrecht, The Netherlands; Rome, Italy
    Date:
    September 2-5 (Utrecht), and November 29 (Rome), 2009
    Organizers:
    CWRC, Centre for Ecumenical Studies (KU Leuven), Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and and the Gregorian University
    Aim
    : These two international conferences, held at the occasion of the centenary of Card. Willebrands’ birthday, sought to unite historians and theologians on an international scale, in order to study the impact of Willebrands on the ecumenical movement, within the broader context of conciliar and postconciliar efforts of Catholicism to engage in interconfessional and interreligious dialogue.