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Location: Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology, Cambridge

A one-day colloquium exploring issues regarding the nature of Carmelite reform ‘after Teresa of Avila’ addressing central issues of the ‘post-Teresian’ world from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Confirmed speakers

  • Fr Joy Alumkal OCD
  • Rev’d Prof Kevin Alban OCarm
  • Sr Jo Robson OCD
  • Dr Joana Serrado
  • Prof Peter Tyler


The cost of this colloquium is £30, including a sandwich lunch and refreshments.

For booking please contact Ela Wolbek via or 01223741039.


  • 10am: Arrivals, Registration and Coffee
  • 10.30am: Introduction and first lecture (Including questions): Sr Jo Robson - Teresa and the Letters of St Jerome: A Formative Reading?
  • 11.15am: Short Break
  • 11.30am: Second Lecture: Fr Joy Alumkal OCD – Teresa of Avila – Guru with a Darśan: Re-Reading the Interior Castle through the Titeria Upanishad Key
  • 12.15pm: Third Lecture: Rev’d Prof Kevin Alban OCarm – Teresa and the Reform of Touraine
  • 1pm: Lunch
  • 2pm: Fourth Lecture: Dr Joana Serrado - Teresa of Avila in Afro-Brasilian Mysticism: The writings of the slave Rosa Maria, The Egyptian
  • 2.45pm: Short Break
  • 3pm: Final Lecture: Prof. Peter Tyler: Mindfulness, Oración Mental and The Way of Perfection
  • 3.45pm: Final Discussion
  • 4pm: Finish


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