INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF CHRISTIAN-ORTHODOX THEOLOGY (2020)

PARALLEL WORKSHOPS

PARALLEL WORKSHOPS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS

WORKSHOP 1: Iconography Workshop

During the international Congress "Christian-Orthodox Theology in the 21st Century. Challenges and Perspectives", outstanding iconographers are going to interactively work and discuss before live audience about challenges and prospects iconographic arts face nowadays. The Iconography Workshop will take place on (i) Wednesday, May 6th 2020, (ii) Friday, May 8th 2020, and (iii) Saturday, May 9th 2020, 10.00-14.00 and 16.00-20.00. 

Fr. Stamatis Skliris, Physician, Theologian, Painter, Iconographer.

Charalambos Pilarinos, Physicist, Painter, Iconographer.

Christina Douligeris, Painter, Iconographer.

Konstantinos Lavdas, Painter, Iconographer.

Konstantinos Kougioumtzis, Painter, Iconographer

Demetrios Hadjiapostolou, Teacher, Painter, Iconographer.

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WORKSHOP 2: "Reviving Conciliarity: The witness of Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church"

Wednesday May 6th 2020, 10:00-12:00, Workshops Venue 2, Ground Floor, National Library of Greece.

Fr. John Chryssavgis,Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Throne, former Professor at Holy Cross School of Theology (Boston) and St. Andrews Theological College (Sydney), Ecological Advisor to the Ecumenical Patriarch. / "Academia and Ecclesia: The Landscape of Orthodox Theology after the Holy and Great Council".

Fr. Nicolas Kazarian, Ecumenical Officer of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America /  "Conciliarity as a multifaceted concept and its consequences for the life of the Church".

Petros Vassiliadis,Emeritus Professor, Director of the Postgraduate Program in Orthodox Ecumenical Theology at the International University of Greece (IHU) /  "The biblical origins of conciliarity and its contextualization in 21st century".

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WORKSHOP 3: "At Source: Research, Documentation and Utilization of Historical Monuments and Sources of Christian-Orthodox Theology"

Wednesday May 6th 2020, 12:00-14:00, Workshops Venue 2, Ground Floor, National Library of Greece.

Symeon Paschalidis,Professor and Chair, Department of Pastoral and Social Theology, School of Theology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki / '"Patristic Studies in Greece and the contribution of the Patriarchal Foundation for Patristic Studies to the research and the documentation of patristic sources".

Ioanna Stoufi-Poulimenou, Associate Professor, Department of Theology, School of Theology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens / "Christian Monuments as Witnesses of Orthodox Theology in the Tradition of the Church and the Modern World".

Despoina Michalaga, Assistant Professor, Department of Theology, School of Theology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens / "Ecclesiastical and secular archival documents: Sources of Ecclesiastical History".

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WORKSHOP 4: "Dilemmas of Biotechnology and Bioethics"

Wednesday May 6th 2020, 16:00-18:00,Workshops Venue 2, Ground Floor, National Library of Greece.

Konstantinos Zormpas,General Director of the Orthodox Academy of Crete / "New Technologies and Social Ethics". 

Vassileios Fanaras, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Theology and Religious Studies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens / "The achievements of Artificial Intelligence and the ethical dilemmas: A theological approach".

Julija Vidovic, Professor, Saint Sergius Orthodox Institute, Paris / "Biotechnology and Bioethics Dilemmas".

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WORKSHOP 5: "Questions of Liturgical Worship and Typikon within the Orthodox Church"

Wednesday 6th May 2020, 18:00-20:00,Workshops Venue 2, Ground Floor, National Library of Greece.

Rev. Fr. Chrysostomos Nassis, Assistant Professor, Department of Pastoral and Social Theology, School of Theology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki / "In search of the «textus receptus» of the liturgical books. Vision and reality".

Rev. Fr. Antonios Pinakoulas, Lawyer, Theologian, Priest at St Panteleimon Church, Halandri, Athens / "Suggestions for the continuation of the revision of Typikon".

Rev. Fr. Theodosios Martzouhos, Theologian, Priest at St John Chrysostom Church of Preveza / "The liturgical language today - Issues and problems in translating the Missal (Euchologion)".

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WORKSHOP 6: "'Blessed are the Peacemakers': Building bridges of communication and peaceful coexistence among religious communities through education, dialogue and the local community"

This workshop is promoted by the Interorthodox Center of the Church of Greece.Friday May 8th 2020, 12:00-14:00, Workshops Venue 2, Ground Floor, National Library of Greece.

Kalliopi Mavragka, Sergios Voilas, Christos Nasios,Associates with the Interorthodox Center of the Church of Greece.

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WORKSHOP 7: "Theology in the face of Ecological, Refugee and Economic Crises"

Friday May 8th 2020, 16:00-18:00,Workshops Venue 2, Ground Floor, National Library of Greece.

Konstantinos Belezos, Associate Professor, Department of Theology, School of Theology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens / "Economic Theory and christian Gospel. The communalist approach regarding poverty, migration and ecological collapse".

Athinagoras (Dikaiakos), Metropolitan of Ilion, Acharnes and Petroupolis, Professor at the Master of Arts in Theology Postgraduate Program, Neapolis University, Pafos. / "Refugees and unaccompanied minors: Issues of pastoral care".

Dionisios Skliris, Teaching Fellow, Department of Theology, School of Theology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens /  "The figure of the refugee in Orthodox Theology: Anthropological and Ecological consequences".

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WORKSHOP 8: "Theological Education in Orthodoxy and the World today"

Friday May 8th 2020, 18:00-20:00, Workshops Venue 2, Ground Floor, National Library of Greece.

Marios Koukounaras-Liagkis, Assistant Professor, Department of Theology, School of Theology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens / "The present and the future of Theological Studies in Higher Education: A pedagogical and social approach".

Fr. Anton Vrame, Director of the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, Adjunct Associate Professor of Religious Education at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology / "Theological Education for a Changing American Church".

Nikolaos Asproulis, Deputy Director of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies. Lecturer of the Hellenic Open University / "The protection of the environment at the core of theological education: Towards an Eco-dogmatics".

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