2018 Conference Final Programme
Remembrance of Things Past,
Present and Future

Tuesday 28th - Conference opens at 3pm

2.30pm onwards: Arrivals

3.00pm Opening of the Conference:

3.10pm Long Paper 1: Peter McGrail:
Shadowy Faces: Photographic Portraits in World War I Memorial Windows

4.10pm Tea

4.40pm Short Paper 1: David McEvoy:
Whose rite is it anyway? The functions of the Service
of Remembrance Sunday used in the Church of England

5.10pm Short Paper 2: Bridget Nichols: Bearing Reality: Remembering the Holy Innocents

5.40pm Notices
6.00pm Evensong with the Community of the Resurrection, Upper Church
6.40pm Drinks Reception
7.15pm Dinner

8.15pm Short Paper 3: Matthew Swires-Hennessy: Creating Memories: Sung Worship at a Christian Youth Festival
8.45pm Short Paper 4: Carolynn Pritchard:
The Easter Vigil through the Lens of Play
9.15pm Bar Opens

Wednesday 29th

7.45am Morning Prayer Lower Church
8.15am Breakfast

9.00am Long Paper 2: Sam Goyvaerts:
Liturgical Year: Making Christ’s Past Present in View of the Future
10.00am Short Paper 5: Tom McLean:
The application of Edward Schillebeeckx’s theology of history
for liturgical theology

10.30am Coffee Break

11.00am Keynote Address: Bryan Spinks:
Selective liturgical anamnesis.
Authenticating the present with an imagined past

12.15pm Conference Eucharist in the Lower Church
1.00 pm Lunch followed by free time

3.15 pm Tea

4.00pm Short Paper 6: Paul Kingdom:
Remembering we are a Christian nation
how the Anointing in the Coronation service has reflected the
evolving understanding of the English nation’s relationship between
monarch and people under God over a thousand years’

4.30pm Short Paper 7: Benedict Yates: What are we remembering? Possible Eucharistic Anamnesis in the Didache
5.00pm Short Paper 8: Phoebe Kearns:
Realising the Kingdom Liturgy in the Eschaton and Day One,
Eastern Liturgies in time and eternity

5.30pm Current Research Round up, Notices etc
6.00pm Biennial General Meeting of the Society for Liturgical Study
7.00pm Drinks Reception
7.30pm Conference Dinner

Thursday 30th

7.45am Morning Prayer: Lower Church
8.15am Breakfast

9.00am Long Paper 3: James Steven
The Liminal Character of Common Prayer at Taizé
10.00am Short Paper 9: Mark Earey:
Remembering a ‘golden age’ teaching liturgy to Anglicans and Pentecostals

10.30am Coffee Break

11.00am Long Paper 4: Juliette Day
Listening – liturgical and ritual

12.00pm Closing of Conference
1.00pm Lunch and Departure


Dr Juliette Day, Docent and University Lecturer in Church History, University of Helsinki

The Revd Mark Earey, Director of Anglican Formation and Tutor in Liturgy, The Queens’ Foundation, Birmingham
Dr Sam Goyvaerts,
Assistant Professor of Liturgy, Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Phoebe Kearns,
Research student, University of Winchester
The Reverend Paul Kingdom,
MA student at Sarum College
David McEvoy,
Licensed Reader, Student at St Augustine’s College of Theology

The Revd Professor Peter McGrail,
Associate Professor, Liverpool Hope University

The Revd Tom McLean,
Sarum MA and Mirfield MRes Post-graduate

Dr Bridget Nichols,
Lecturer in Anglicanism and Liturgy at The Church of Ireland Theological Institute, Dublin
PhD student, University of Birmingham
The Revd Professor Bryan Spinks,
Professor of Liturgical Studies and Pastoral Theology, Yale Divinity School

The Revd Canon Dr James Steven, Academic Dean, Sarum College
The Reverend Matthew Swires-Hennessy,
Postgraduate Student, Queen’s Birmingham
Benedict Yates,
Ordinand in training at St Padarn’s Institute (Church in Wales) and doctoral student