My friend Dr Peter Nockles has asked me to publicise this forthcoming conference, which looks likely to be very interesting indeed.
WESTMINSTER DIOCESAN ARCHIVES
From Wiseman to Manning: Fresh Perspectives
A Day Conference, 9th May 2015
Our Lady of Victories Parish Centre, Kensington
10.30am Registration and Teas/Coffee
11am Welcome (Fr Nicholas Schofield)
11.15am Lecture 1: ‘The Long Farewell: Henry Manning's Conversion to Roman Catholicism’, Professor Kenneth Parker (St Louis University)
12 noon Lecture 2: ‘Henry Edward Manning - The People’s Cardinal’, Dr Jacqueline Clais-Girard (Université d’Angers)
12.45pm Lunch Break
1.45pm Short Communications on Manning’s relationship with W. E. Gladstone (Dr Peter Erb, Wilfrid Laurier University) and Blessed John Henry Newman (Rev. Stephen Morgan, Diocese of Portsmouth)
2.15pm Lecture 3: ‘Cardinal Manning and W. T. Stead: a curious friendship’, Professor Stewart Brown (University of Edinburgh)
3.15pm Lecture 4: ‘Manning, Errington, Wiseman and the Oblates of St Charles’, Dr Serenhedd James (St Stephen’s House, Oxford)
4pm Conclusion of the Conference
I understand there is no fee as such but participants are requested to make a donation of £5.00, which seems eminently reasonable.