UK Speaking Engagements  2003 - 2005

John Hull has travelled to many parts of the United Kingdom to speak at conferences. He did this frequently after leaving Birmingham University in 2002, up to mid-2005, but now at the Queens' Foundation he is concentrating on his teaching and writing. Here are some examples from 2003 - 2005.

Some UK Speaking Engagements in 2003

The Education Service of Derby City Council launched its new Religious Education Agreed Syllabus 2003-8 at a meeting on Wednesday 1st October 2003, in Mackworth Trinity College, Derby.  John Hull gave an address to celebrate the new syllabus, which is entitled All Our Worlds.

Buckingham Catholic Schools Partnership: October 24 2003.
St Josephs Catholic Primary School in Chalfont St. Giles was the scene for this in-service day for teachers and support staff of the seven schools in the partnership. John Hull's opening lecture was entitled 'Competition and Spiritual Development'.

John Hull with head teachers Eamonn Kennedy (center) and Michael Degnan (right) at the Diocese of Northampton conference on 24th October, 2003

Pictures courtesy of Steve O'Brien

A UK Speaking Engagement in 2004

Conference for the Clergy of the Diocese of Truro, Cornwall: On 3rd November 2004 John Hull spoke at this event, which took place at RAF St. Mawgan, Newquay, and was attended by about 110 clergy with their bishops, the Bishop of Truro and the Bishop of Cornwall. The subject for the conference was disability.

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Right of John Hull, the Rt. Rev. Bill Ind, Bishop of Truro, further right, Rev. Canon Roger Bush, Canon Chancellor of Truro Cathedral. Left of Hull, Rt. Rev. Royden Screech, Bishop of St. Germans, and further left, Rev. Tim Right, Station Chaplain of RAF St. Morgan.
Picture courtesy of Becky Bowers of RAF St Mawgan.

Some UK Speaking Engagements in 2005

Lancaster: A Vision for Church Schools

On 7th April in St. Martin's College, a conference took place for leaders and future leaders of church schools. It launched the new programme 'Church School Distinctiveness', and John Hull presented the opening lecture on 'Distinctive in Mission: the Role of the Church School'.

Manchester: Contextual Theology Seminar

Arranged by the University of Manchester's Department of Religions and Theology, the 2004/2005 series was entitled 'Interrogating Cultural Diversity'. John Hull spoke on 'Blindness and Cultural Diversity'.

Swanwick Conference Centre, Derbyshire: Ministers as Human Resources

From 22nd to 25th April 2005, the National Conference of the Church of England Diocesan Officers responsible for continuing ministerial education (CME) took place in the Swanwick Conference Centre in Derbyshire. The overall title of the conference was 'Ministers as Human Resources: the Role of CME in the Support and Development of Ministry'. John Hull spoke on 'Keeping Life-long Learning Alive'.

Exeter: School of Education research seminar

On 10th May 2005, John Hull presented a paper to a research seminar of the School of Education in the University of Exeter, on the subject of 'Educating Religious Fanaticism'.

Thatcham, Berkshire: Churches Together in Thatcham

On Thursday 26th May 2005, at an Adult Education meeting sponsored by Churches Together in Thatcham, John Hull spoke on 'Why God has not made a perfect World'.

Cambridge: Westminster College Commemoration Lecture

John Hull delivered the Westminster College Commemoration Lecture on Wednesday 15th June in the Fisher Lecture Hall of St. John's College Cambridge. The subject was 'Can the Religious Fanatic be Educated?'.

York: Developing Children's Spirituality Through Creativity

The York Diocesan Board of Education Annual Education Conference took place on Wednesday 26th June 2005 in the Voltigeur Suite of the York Exhibition Centre, the Racecourse, York. The conference was on 'Developing Children's Spirituality Through Creativity', and John Hull's presentation was titled 'The Church School and the Creative God'.

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