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Join us to discuss Mary's role in theology, society and culture

On Saturday 25th March 2023 we are holding a one-day conference at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London (in person and online) to celebrate Marian research with five leading experts. Please come to the university campus or attend on Zoom (either live or via "catch up") to hear presentations on the significance of the mother of Jesus in theology, society and culture by our three Honorary Fellows: Rev. Professor Sir Diarmaid MacCulloch, Professor Tina Beattie and Rev. Professor Andrew Louth, as well as the co-founders of the Centre for Marian Studies: Dr Sarah Jane Boss and Dr Chris Maunder.

Please see the programme below and visit the Events Page at St Mary's to register:



10:00 – 18:00 in the N Block Lecture Theatre

Dr Chris Maunder – ‘Mary of the visionaries: Wisdom from the mouths of the “uncultured”’

Rev. Professor Andrew Louth – 'Mary and the Church in Early Christian Theology'

Professor Tina Beattie – ‘Good for Food and Pleasing to the Eye: The Eucharistic and Redemptive Significance of Mary’s Breast in Medieval Art and Devotion’

Rev. Professor Sir Diarmaid MacCulloch – ‘Mary amid the changing panorama of Christian views on sex and the family'

Dr Sarah Jane Boss – 'Mary as the Dawn: A Motif in the Thought of Ramon Llull'


Book by 17th March 2023

The in-person rate includes coffee, tea and a sandwich lunch.

· Full rate: £40

· Reduced rate for Members of the Centre for Marian Studies: £30

· Rate for postgraduate students and attendees on reduced income: £10

Attendance via Zoom: £10

If you have any questions about this event, please send an email to:


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