INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF CHRISTIAN-ORTHODOX THEOLOGY (2020)

PROGRAMME

  • The International Congress "Chrstian-Orthodox Theology in the 21st Century. Challenges and Perspecitves" commences on Monday May 4th 2020 at the Great Hall of the historic Central Building of the National and Kapodistrian Univesity of Athens, and the Opening Address of the Conference will be delivered by His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I.
  • The main sessions of the Conference as well as its eight (8) parallel workshops will take place at the National Library of Greece,  Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC). In addition, several other events have been sceduled, such as guided tours to the Acropolis and Pnyka Hill, Byzantine Athens Walking Tours, visits to the Acropolis Museum, the National Archaeological Museum, the Byzantine & Christian Museum, international theological book exhibitions, musical and artistic events and a plethora of related initiatives.
  • On May 7th 2020 speakers of the Congress are warmly invited to opt in a guided tour to the archaeological site of Delphi and to the Holy Monastery of Hosios Loukas (Steiri, Boeotia), so as they may experience firsthand Classical and Greek-Orthodox cultural heritage, and the life of the local church as well.
  • The closing ceremony of the Congress will be held on Saturday, May 9th 2020, at the Athens Byzantine and Christian Museum in the presence of  His Beatitude the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Hieronymos II.
  • Both commencement and closing ceremonies of the International Congress are enriched with musical events performed by several outstanding musical and artistic ensembles.
  • The international Congress " Chrstian-Orthodox Theology in the 21st Century. Challenges and Perspectives" will be concluded on Sunday, May 10th 2020, with a Divine Liturgy at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens led by His Beatitude the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Hieronymos II.