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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2018: UPDATE

On 13-15 December 2018, the Thomas Instituut will organize its sixth international conference in Utrecht, devoted to:
Initiation and Mystagogy in Thomas Aquinas: Theological, Philosophical, Liturgical and Pedagogical Perspectives.
The call for papers is closed now. We approved of approximately 30 papers to be given during the conference. There will be three key lectures, one each day, and six plenary lectures of shorter length. Registration will start next July.
The conference promises to be very interesting!

NEW DISSERTATION TO BE DEFENDED

On June 6th, 2018, Fr. Anton ten Klooster will defend his thesis entitled: Thomas Aquinas on the Beatitudes. Reading Matthew, Disputing Grace and Virtue, Preaching Happiness. The thesis was supervised by prof. dr. Henk Schoot and prof. dr. Marcel Sarot. The ceremony will take place at 16.00 PM at the Aula of Tilburg University. The book will be published as volume XVIII in the Publication Series of the Thomas Institute at Peeters Publishers in Louvain.

ELEONORE STUMP AWARDED HONORARY DOCTORATE TILBURG UNIVERSITY

On the 90th Dies Natalis of Tilburg University, Prof. dr. Eleonore Stump (Saint Louis University) was awarded a honorary doctorate. The Tilburg School of Catholic Theology, part of which the Thomas Instituut is, proposed the honorary doctorate. Honorary promotor was prof. dr. Rudi te Velde. The celebration ceremony took place on Thursday November 16 in Tilburg. Please continue to read the laudatio and the widely acclaimed acceptance speech.