Visiting Scholar Seminar


Location: Geddes Hall Coffeehouse

“Ecumenism and Peace Studies with Antoine Arjakovsky”

All events are free and open to the public. Feel free to bring your lunch.
The Geddes Hall Coffeehouse is the location for all sessions and lunchtime conversations.

Antoine Arjakovsky

Antoine Arjakovsky
Orthodox Theologian in the Patriarchate of Constantinople
Professor of Theology, Ukrainian Catholic University, L’viv, Ukraine
Director, Institute of Ecumenical Studies, L’viv, Ukraine
Pioneer in Ecumenism in the Former USSR

Download the Syllabus (PDF)

Monday, October 26
11:00 – 12:00 Session I: Peace Studies from a Christian Orthodox Viewpoint
12:00 – 1:00 Lunchtime Conversation: The Institute of Ecumenical Studies in L’viv

Download PDF: Seminar I-Clement

Tuesday, October 27
11:00 – 12:00 Session II: How Does Vladimir Putin Understand Peace and Orthodoxy?
12:00 – 1:00 Lunchtime conversation: Russian Religious Thought Today

Download PDF: Seminar II-Putin, Seminar II-Russian Orthodox Church

Wednesday, October 28
11:00 – 12:00 Session III: The Ukrainian Ecclesial and Geopolitical Understanding of Peace and Sovereignty
12:00 – 1:00 Lunchtime conversation: Religious Journalism After the USSR

Download PDF:Seminar III – Ferment in Ukraine, Seminar III – Religion & Nation

Thursday, October 29
11:00 – 12:00 Session IV: The Ecumenical Logic of Gift Exchange and Sustainable Models of Development
12:00 – 1:00 Lunchtime conversation: New Directions in Ecumenical Studies

Download PDF:Seminar IV – Faith in Economy

Friday, October 30
11:00 – 12:00 Session V: Peace in a Post-Confessional Christianity
No lunchtime conversation scheduled

Download PDF:Seminar V – Initial Statement, Seminar V-Nurt Peace, Seminar V-Social Theory

The Nanovic Visiting Scholar Seminar is a week-long series of lectures with a European expert on a topic of importance to contemporary Europe.