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International Forum 15th Ecumenical Social Week  “Wandering Identity: Considering Meanings and Values”

October 3-7, 2022  The city of Lviv (with an online option)



Time (Kyiv time)

October 3, Monday

October 4, Tuesday

October 5, 


October 6,


October 7,



Venue: UCU, 35а, St. Ivan Pavlo II avenue





ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube broadcasting


11.30-13.00 Discussion: “European and Ukrainian Identity. Who Are We?”


Ukrainian, English, French languages

11.30-13.00 Panel with speeches “Identity, Ideology and Family Values”


Ukrainian,  English, German languages

14.00-15.30 Discussion: 

"To be the Church in conditions of war"


Ukrainian, English languages

11.30-13.00 Discussion: “Identity Challenges in the Time of War. IDP, migrants”


Ukrainian, English  languages


International Opening Conference


Ukrainian, English languages


  • Dr Myroslav Marynovych, Vice-Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University

  • Dr Gerard Delanty, sociologist and Professor of Sociology and Social & Political Thought at the University of Sussex 

  • Dr  Jörg Lüer, Head of the Justice and Peace Commission,Head of the Maximilian Kolbe Foundation,Germany

16.00-17.30 Discussion: “Political identities, Christianity and democracy”


Ukrainian, English languages

13.30-15.30 Discussion:  «Ecumenical Movement Between Denominational and

National Identities. European Background»



Ukrainian, French languages

15.00-16.30  Discussion:  “National and Religious Identity [under the circumstances

of the war]”


Ukrainian, English languages

14.00-15.30 Discussion: 

 «The Role of Andrey Sheptytsky and Yosyf Slipyy in Preservation of Cultural Heritage and Formation of National Identity»

Ukrainian, English  languages


Discussion:  «Cultural Identity in the Time War»


Ukrainian, English languages


Seminar  “Eastern Catholic Tradition(s): Understanding

Identity through Mission”

Ukrainian, English languages

16.00-17.30 Discussion:  “Religion in the Diaspora: Between Identity Preservation and


Ukrainian, English languages

16.00-17.30 Webinar: “Various facets of identity”

Ukrainian, French, English  languages

16.00-17.30 Discussion: «What is the Role of Institutions in the Development of the

Ukrainian World both in Ukraine and Abroad?»

Ukrainian, English languages