ULS: Public Panel Event on St Francis and Sultan Malek Al-Kamil

ULS: Public Panel Event on St Francis and Sultan Malek Al-Kamil

Posted on behalf of Centre for Catholic Studies, Durham University

Public Panel Event Marking the 800th Anniversary of the Meeting of St Francis and Sultan Malek Al-Kamil in Egypt

Chair: H. E. Cardinal Michael Fitzgerald, M.Afr

Michael F. Cusato, OFM: ‘Much Ado About Nothing'? Contemporary Perceptions of the Import of the 1219 Encounter of Francis of Assisi with al-Malik al-Kamil in Damietta

Prof. Pascal Robert, OFM: Together on the Journey: Discovering Through Dialogue a Renewed Vision for a Better World

Prof. Mona Siddiqui, OBE: Food, Friendship and Faith: Rethinking Hospitality in Christian-Muslim Encounter

Programme for the evening (all in the Exhibition Hall, Ushaw)

  • 19.00 Door open

  • 19.20 Start

  • 20.50 Close


Registration is essential as spaces are limited for this event. Please register here on Eventbrite by 12 noon on Tuesday 5 November or, if you need to book transport as part of your registration, by 10am on Thursday 31 October.


This public panel event is presented as part of the Ushaw Lecture Series. This lecture series celebrates the cultural and research significance of the remarkable bibliographical, archival and material-cultural collections at Ushaw, and the wider history of which they are expressions. The lectures cover music, art, drama, poetry and literature, architecture, material-culture, politics, science and theology.

This event is organised by the Durham University Centre for Catholic Studies with support from the Franciscan Families of the UK and Ireland.

05 Nov 2019 at 7:00pm
until 05 Nov 2019 at 9:00pm
Exhibition Hall
Ushaw College

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