Campion Hall highlighted in 'America Magazine' profile

America Magazine, the flagship Catholic publication in the United States, recently featured an extensive profile of Campion Hall.

The piece, written by the Hall's former assistant curator Altair Brandon-Salmon, gave an overview of the history of Oxford's only Jesuit college, emphasizing in particular the role of Fr. Martin D'Arcy, SJ, who collaborated closely with the celebrated architect Edwin Lutyens to make Campion Hall a reality.

Hall Unveils New Portrait by Acclaimed British Artist

Recently the Hall was pleased to unveil a new portrait by Benjamin Sullivan, the noted artist. Sullivan's other works in Oxford include the celebrated 'All Souls Triptych', and beyond Oxford his work has been regularly exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery and the Royal Academy; Sullivan is the recipient of several prestigious prizes, such as the BP Portrait Award and the Carroll Foundation Award.

Hall gifted rare antique papyrus

Recently Mr Pavlo Smytsnyuk, one of the Hall's graduate students, made a gift to the community of a rare papyrus facsimile. 
Smytsnyuk's gift is one of only 980 copies of a facsimile of the Epistles of St. Peter. The original Epistle is variably dated to the second through the fourth century and preserved in a fragmentary form in the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana. In 1969 it was presented to Pope Paul VI by the Swiss collector Martin Bodmer. 

Art at Campion: an occasional blog on the Hall's collections

We are pleased to offer a regular series of blog posts by Campion Hall Senior Research Fellow Jane Stevenson on the subject of the Hall's extensive and historic art collection. 

New instalments will be posted here. We hope this page will serve as something of an archive detailing the remarkable history of Campion's significant holdings--including paintings, sculptures, vestments, and more. The blogs will be accessible by clicking the links below. 

Campion hosts Archbishop Charles Scicluna for 1st Campion Lecture

Archbishop Charles Scicluna, the Archbishop of Malta and recently appointed adjunct secretary of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, delivered the first Campion lecture of the 2018-2019 academic year entitled “Episcopal Ministry: Witness, Oversight and Stewardship in Communion.” For over a decade, Scicluna has been at the forefront of the Church’s response to the sexual abuse crisis.

Peter Davidson discusses twilight with 'Hedgehog and the Fox' podcast

Campion Senior Fellow Peter Davidson recently sat down with the popular podcast 'The Hedgehog and the Fox' to talk about the idea of twilight and his latest book--The Last of the Light: About Twilight

Listen to their conversation by clicking here or following the link below:

Campion Senior Fellow wins Venetian research award

Dr. Pamela Armstrong, Senior Research Fellow at Campion Hall, has been given an award from the Venetian Research Programme of the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation to work on Merchants of Venice at Thebes and Euripos. She will spend a month in Venice studying and recording a series of unpublished trading contracts, commenda, drawn up between Venetian merchants and landowners in Greece from the eleventh to thirteenth centuries, preserved in the Archivio di Stato in Venice.


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