徐弢教授畢業於北京大學學哲學， 現為武漢大學哲學學院宗教學系副教授。研究重點是宗教學原理和宗教哲學，尤其是基督教哲學。 徐教授曾參與「中世紀哲學史文獻選編」，負責翻譯《神學大全》第1部分。研究項目包括： 多馬斯主義的理論定位、宗教學導論研究，並在海內外學術刊物上發表了多篇基督宗教研究方面的論文，包括 2002年的《中國哲學年鑒‧研究狀況和進展》。
康志杰教授現任湖北大學政治系教授，負責基督教文化、 中國基督宗教歷史研究等科目。著作包括：《基督教的禮儀節日》（2000）、《長江流域的基督教》（2006）、 《上主的葡萄園 — 鄂西北磨盤山天主教社會研究（1636-2005）》（2006年8月）。另外曾發表論文四十餘篇。
|Dr. Jean-Paul WIEST||
Dr. Jean-Paul Wiest is the Research Director and Scholar in Residence of the Beijing Center for Chinese Studies (TBC), University of International Business & Economics, Beijing since 2003. He is also a member of the Ricci Institute Scholars’ Council and a Distinguished Fellow of the ESD-Stewart Chair in the the University of San Francisco. He is the co-director of project on the “History of Catholic Cemetery of Zhengfusi (Beijing) and the People Buried in It” and the co-director of the “Summer Seminar on Oral History” of Central NormalUniversity, Wuhan.
Dr. Wiest has been invited to be a visiting scholar at the Centre for Catholic Studies during 16-27, April 2007, to give lectures and sharing his research experiences on Catholic Cemetery of the French Missionaries in Beijing and History of Religious Congregations.
|Dr. Eileen KANE||
Dr. Eileen Kane was formerly Senior Lecturer in History of Art in University College Dublin. She was educated at the Dominican College, Eccles Street, Dublin, and at University College, Dublin. She was awarded the degree of Ph.D. for her thesis on the Avignonese painter Jacques Yverni, and painting in south-eastern France and Piedmont in the early fifteenth century. Her research interests and her publications have centred upon art in Avignon, Rome (especially the basilica of San Clemente) and Dublin. Her most recent book (2005) is: The Church of San Silvestro in Capite in Rome, the titular church of His Eminence Desmond Cardinal Connell, Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin. During her thirty-three years as College Lecturer, then Senior Lecturer in the Department (now‘School’) of History of Art in University College Dublin, she taught a wide range of courses on the history of European Painting. the University of San Francisco. He is the co-director of project on the “History of Catholic Cemetery of Zhengfusi (Beijing) and the People Buried in It” and the co-director of the “Summer Seminar on Oral History” of Central Normal University, Wuhan.
Dr. Kane has been invited to be a visiting scholar at the Centre for Catholic Studies during October and November, 2007, to give a series of lectures on European Art History and she will plan the routes of study tour with Fr. Louis Ha.
林淑迎小姐畢業於香港大學藝術系，主修藝術歷史。其後，分別在英國Norwich及羅馬修讀藝術、拉丁文及檔案管理。 曾為美國電視專輯「宗教裁判所」任資料蒐集及研究，亦曾為聯合國農林部檔案處整理資料檔案，曾涉獵和閱讀羅馬各檔案處的大量資料， 對中世紀及文藝復興時代的歷史素有研究。
林小姐應天主教研究中心的邀請，於十一月份前來香港中文大學講學，在Christian Visual Faith一科中講解藝術歷史。另外，亦從她分析研究歷史檔案的經驗，在公開講座中與大家分享她對當代傳媒詮釋中世紀宗教裁判所的偏差。
|Dr. Leonard SWIDLER||
Professor Leonard Swidler is Professor of Catholic Thought and Interreligious Dialogue of the Temple University Philadelphia. He is the co-founder and editor of Journal of Ecumenical Studies, and also co-founder and director of the Institute for Interreligious, Intercultural Dialogue. His lectures and writings cover a wide range of topics, including inter-religious dialogue, dialogue between Christianity and various cultures and disciplines, global ethics, religious liberty and human rights, etc. His more recent books include For All Life. Toward a Universal Declaration of a Global Ethic: An Interreligious Dialogue (1999), The Study of Religion in an Age of Global Dialogue (co-author with Paul Mojzes, 2000), Confucianism in Dialogue Today. West, Christianity, and Judaism (co-editor with Shu-hsien Liu and John Berthrong, 2005).
He is a Senior Fulbright Scholar and is invited to the Centre for Catholic Studies as a visiting scholar from November 19 to Dec 1, 2007, giving lectures to graduate students and the public on topics such as inter-religious dialogue, Christianity and China and Feminism.
|Dr. Roman MALEK||
Dr. Roman Malek is the Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Oriental Studies and Director of the Monumenta Serica Institute in Sankt Augustin of Germany.
He was invited by the Centre for Catholic Studies to give a keynote speech in the Conference on History of Catholic Religious Orders and Missionary Congregations in Hong Kong in December 2007. The topic of his speech is “Charisma—Mission History—Local Church: Remarks on Historiography and Spirituality of Religious Orders and Congregations in the Chinese Context.”