Keynote Address

Naming the World: Liturgy and the Transformation of Time and Matter

The Rt Revd Dr Rowan Williams

Master of Magdalene College, University of Cambridge
Former Archbishop of Canterbury

Rowan Williams served as Archbishop of Canterbury for ten years from 2002 to 2012. Since 2013 he has been master of Magdalene College at the University of Cambridge.  A Fellow of the British Academy, he speaks or reads nine languages in addition to his native Welsh, and has published many books, including studies of Dostoevsky, Arius, Teresa of Avila, and Sergii Bulgakov, together with writings on a wide range of theological, historical, and political themes. He is also a noted poet and translator of poetry.