Irish Centre for Faith and Culture symposium, 4th and 5th February

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January 13th


The Irish Centre for Faith and Culture is hosting a two-day symposium entitled “The Divided Self: Addiction and Recovery in a Secular Age” on 4th and 5th February in Waterford IT.

Founded in 1997 the Irish Centre for Faith and Culture seeks to explore and understand the multiple interactions between Christian Faith and contemporary culture. It hosts symposia that foster creative dialogue between Faith, theology, and a range of disciplines on the horizons of dialogue. Recent topics have included migration, the Arts, religious practice in a post-secular world, and disability.

The speakers this year include: Dr Shane Butler (Associate Professor in the School of Social Work & Social Policy, Trinity College, Dublin), Dr Paul Clogher (Theology and Religious Studes, Waterford Institute of Technology), Professor Michael A. Conway (Professor of Faith and Culture at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth), Professor Christopher C.H. Cook (Professor in the Department of Theology & Religion at Durham University), Ms Kate McCarthy (Drama and English in the School of Humanities at Waterford Institute of Technology), Dr Niamh Maguire (Criminal Law and Criminology, Waterford Institute of Technology), Dr John O’Brien (Sociology, Waterford Institute of Technology) and Dr Jennifer Yeager (Social, Abnormal and Forensic Psychology, Waterford Institute of Technology).

The full timetable is available for Download here.

For further information in relation this event, please contact Sarah Gorman at The Irish Centre for Faith and Culture, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare. Tel: 01 7083349 Email: