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INTERNATIONAL FORUM

15th Ecumenical Social Week  

Wandering Identity: Considering Meanings and Values

 October, 3-7, 2022

Hybrid format (Lviv, online)

Organizers: Institute of Ecumenical Studies of UCU, Ukrainian Catholic University, Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung Ukraine

Partners and experts: Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland; Higher Institute of Ecumenical Studies of the Catholic University in Paris, France; Faculty of Catholic Theology, Vienna University, Austria; International Institute of Education, Culture and Diaspora Relations of the Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine; Church History Institute of UCU; Protestant Theology Department, Institute of Education, Work and Society, Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany.

Media partners: 

General media partner: media-hub Tvoe Misto

Exclusive media partner: internet platform Religious Information Service of Ukraine

Other media partners: Religious internet platform Spiritual Greatness of Lviv; platform Dyvensvit; website “Espresso”; radio Voskresinnia; Zhyve Radio; radio Maria”

Part І. Edges of Identity: Religious, National, Ethnical, Cultural, Political  

Part ІІ. Identity, War and Migration

Part ІІІ. The Role and Impact of Social Institutions on the Formation of Identity

More information:www.esweek.org.ua

Project Coordinator: Iryna Kitura This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All times are listed in program according to Kyiv time zone

 


 

October 3, Monday

16.00-18.00 Forum Opening - 15th Ecumenical Social Week

International Panel: Wandering Identity: Considering Meanings and Values

Venue:

Offline:UCU Philosophy and Theology Faculty, Conference Hall, 35а, St. Ivan Pavlo II Avenue

Online: ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube livestreams

Languages: Ukrainian, English (simultaneous interpreting)

Moderators: Dr. Pavlo Smytsnyuk, Director of the UCU Institute of Ecumenical Studies, Dr. Iryna Starovoyt, Associate Professor, Ph.D. in Philology, UCU Department of Cultural Studies of the Humanities Faculty 

Opening address: Archbishop Borys Gudziak, UGCC Metropolitan-Archbishop of Philadelphia, President of UCU, Rev. Dr. Bohdan Prakh, Rector of UCU, Rev. Dr. Yuriy Shchurko, Dean of the UCU Faculty of Philosophy and Theology, Rev. Dr. Iwan Dacko, President of IES UCU, Andriy Sadovyi, City Mayor of Lviv,Dr. Martin Illert, Head of the Central, Southeast and Eastern Europe Department in the EKD Сhurch office, Prof. Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering, Former President of the European Parliament, Chairman of Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (2010-2017)  

Panelists:

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

  • Dr. Jörg Lüer, Head of the German Justice and Peace Commission, Representative of the German Roman-Catholic Bishops’ Conference

  • Prof. Gerard Delanty, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Sussex, UK

17:05-17:15 Break

17:15-18:00 Questions and answers, discussion. Closing.


October 4, Tuesday

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

Venue:

Offline:UCU Philosophy and Theology Faculty, Conference Hall, 35а, St. Ivan Pavlo II Avenue

Online: ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube livestreams

Languages: Ukrainian, French, English (simultaneous interpreting)

Moderator: Dr. Yurii Pidlisnyi, Head of the Political Science Department, Head of the UCU Ethics-Politics-Economics Bachelor’s Degree Program  

Participants:

  • Dr. Yaroslav Hrytsak, Ukrainian Scholar, Historian and Publicist

  • Dr.Olivier Abel, Protestant Theology Institute, France

  • Dr. Volodymyr Yermolenko, Ukrainian Philosopher, Writer, Journalist

  • Dr. Gerard Delanty, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Sussex, UK


16.00-17.30 Discussion:  Political identities, Christianity and Democracy

Event Partner: Department of Protestant Theology, Institute of Education, Work and Society, Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany

Venue:

Online: ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube livestreams

Languages: Ukrainian, English (simultaneous interpreting)

Moderator: Dr. Volodymyr Turchynovskyi, Dean of the UCU Faculty of Social Sciences 

Participants:

  • Dr. Aristotle Papanikolaou, Professor of Theology, Co-Director,Orthodox Christian Studies Center, Fordham University, USA

  • Dr. Paul Silas Peterson, Protestant Theology Department, Institute of Education, Work and Society, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

  • Dr. Marko Veković, Assistant Professor of Religion and Politics, University of Belgrade, Serbia


17.30-19.30 Discussion: Cultural Identity in the Time of War

Venue:

Online: ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube livestreams

Languages: Ukrainian, English (simultaneous interpreting)

Moderator: Dr. Iryna Starovoyt, Associate Professor, Ph.D. in Philology, UCU Department of Cultural Studies of the Humanities Faculty 

  • Dr. Patrick Boulte, Honorary President of the Solidarité France-Poland Association of the Responsible Investment Forum

  • Dr. Myroslav Shkandrii, Art Critic, Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba

  • Dr. Maksym Rozumny, Political Scientist and Philosopher, Doctor of Political Sciences, guest Research Fellow at  the University of Haifa


October 5, Wednesday

11.30-13.00 Panel: Identity, Ideology and Family Values

Event Partner: Faculty of Catholic Theology, Vienna University, Austria

Venue: 

Online: ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube livestreams

Languages: Ukrainian, English, German (simultaneous interpreting)  

Moderator: Halyna Teslyuk, Associate Professor of the UCU Department of Biblical Studies, Theology and Philosophy Faculty

Speakers:

  • Rev. Dr.Thomas Mark Nemeth, Professor of Theology of the Christian East, Catholic Theological Faculty, Vienna University: “On the Issue of Ideological Elements in the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church’s Identity”

  • Sister Dr.Rebeca Anić, Franciscan nun, Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar – Regional Center Split, Croatia: “Gender or Gender Ideology? Internal Catholic Discourses“

  • Dr. Massimo Faggioli, Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University, Columnist for La Croix International “On the Cultural and Ideological Wars in the USA”

  • Dr. Kristina Stoeckl, Professor of Sociology at the University of Innsbruck: The Conservative Aggiornamento of the Russian Orthodox Church and its Role in the Global Culture Wars”

  • Dr.Regina Elsner, Research Fellow in the Social Ethics of Orthodox Christianity at the Center for Eastern European and International Studies (ZOiS) in Berlin: “How Does the Question of Gender Impact Ukrainian Churches’ Search for Identity?”


13.30-15.30 Discussion: Ecumenical Movement Between Denominational and National Identities. The European Context.

Event Partner:Higher Institute of Ecumenical Studies of the Catholic University in Paris

Venue:

Offline:UCU Philosophy and Theology Faculty, Conference Hall, 35а, St. Ivan Pavlo II Avenue

Online: ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube livestreams

Languages: Ukrainian, French (simultaneous interpreting)

Moderator: Dr. Anne-Sophie Vivier-Muresan, Director of the Higher Institute of Ecumenical Studies of the Catholic University in Paris

Participants:

  • Dr. François Cassingena, Catholic University of Paris, Paris, France

  • Dr. Frédéric Chavel, Protestant Institute of Theology / ISEO

  • Georges El Hage, Ph.D. Student, Catholic University of Paris / ISEO

  • Dr. Julija Naett-Vidovic, Institute of Orthodox Theology Saint-Serge / ISEO, Paris, France

  • Dr. Anne Marie Reijnen, Catholic University of Paris / ISEO


16.00-18.00 Seminar: Eastern Catholic Tradition(s): Understanding Identity through Mission

Event Partner: Ukrainian Christian Academic Society 

Venue:

Offline:UCU Philosophy and Theology Faculty, Conference Hall, 35а, St. Ivan Pavlo II Avenue

Online: ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube livestreams

Languages: Ukrainian, English (simultaneous interpreting)

Moderator: Dr. Anne-Sophie Vivier-Muresan, Director of the Higher Institute of Ecumenical Studies of the Catholic University in Paris

  • Rev. Dr. Iwan Dacko, President of IES, UCU

  • Rev. Dr. Ihor Shaban, Head of the UGCC Commission for Promoting the Christian Unity

  • Rev. Dr. Gabriel Gashem, Professor of Systematic Theology, Editor-In-Chief of the ecumenical French magazine Proche Orient Chrétien,Beirut, Lebanon

  • Rev. Dr. Oleksandr Lashchuk, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Andrei Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies, Toronto, Canada


October 6, Thursday

13.30-15.00 Panel Discussion: To be a Church Today: Challenges and Lessons of the War in Ukraine

Event Partner: UCUInstitute of Church History 

Venue:

Offline:UCU Philosophy and Theology Faculty, Conference Hall, 35а, St. Ivan Pavlo II Avenue

Online: ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube livestreams

Language: Ukrainian

Moderator: Dr. Oleh Turiy, Director of the UCU Institute of Church History  of the Ukrainian Catholic University, Vice-Rector for Internal Affairs at UCU

  • Rev. Dr. Petro Balog, OP, Director of St. Thomas Aquinas Institute of Religious Studies, Kyiv

  • Dr. Roman Soloviy, Rector of the Eastern-European Institute of Theology, Lviv  

  • Rev. Dr. Mykhaylo Stanchyshyn, SJ, Vice-Director of the “Eleazar” School for Spiritual Guidance, Lviv-Kharkiv

  • Rev. Hieromonk Iov Olshanskyi, Abbot of the Holy Resurrection Neo-Athonite Monasteryof  the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Lviv

  • Dr. Anatolii Babynskyi, Research Fellow at the UCU Institute of Church History

15.30-17.30 Discussion: National and Religious Identity [under the Circumstances of War]

Venue:

Offline:UCU Philosophy and Theology Faculty, Conference Hall, 35а, St. Ivan Pavlo II Avenue

Online: ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube livestreams

Languages: Ukrainian, English (simultaneous interpreting)

Moderator: Dr. Tetyana Kalenychenko, Sociologist of Religion and Dialogue in Action Initiative Coordinator, European Center for Strategy Analytics, Kyiv / Bucha

Participants:

  • Prof. José Casanova, Senior Fellow at Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Professor Emeritus at Georgetown University, USA

  • Taras Dyatlyk, Vice-Rector for Development and International Cooperation at the Eastern European Institute of Theology, Regional Director of Eastern Europe and Central Asia at Overseas Council-United World Mission, Rivne

  • Olena Kopina, Sociologist and Dialogue Facilitator, Initiative Coordinator of Laboratory of Peaceful Solutions, Kharkiv

  • Iryna Eihelson, Social Psychologist, Ethnopsychologist and Conflictology Expert, Candidate of Psychological Studies, Coach, Researcher and Dialogue Facilitator, Kyiv


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

Venue:

Offline:UCU Philosophy and Theology Faculty, Conference Hall, 35а, St. Ivan Pavlo II Avenue

Online: ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube livestreams

Languages: Ukrainian, English (simultaneous interpreting)

Moderator: Taras Kurylets, Project Manager of the UCU Institute of Ecumenical Studies 

  • Archbishop Borys Gudziak, UGCC Metropolitan-Archbishop of Philadelphia, President of UCU

  • Rev. Dr. Nicolas Kazarian,  Director of the Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical, Interfaith Relations Department of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, New-York

  • Dr. Oksana Mikheeva, Professor of the UCU Department of Sociology 

  • Dr. Anatolii Babynskyi, Research Fellow at the UCU Institute of Church History

  • Dr. Andrew Sorokowski, American Lawyer, Historian

  • Rev. Dr. Gabriel Gashem, Professor of Systematic Theology, Editor-In-Chief of the ecumenical French magazine Proche Orient Chrétien,Beirut, Lebanon


October 7, Friday

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

Partner: International Institute of Education, Culture and Diaspora Relations of the Lviv Polytechnic National University

Venue:

Offline:Lviv Polytechnic National University, main campus, 12, Stepana Bandery Str.

Online: ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube livestreams

Languages: Ukrainian

Moderator: Dr. Oksana Pyatkovska, Ph. D. in Economics, Deputy Directorof theInternational Institute of Education, Culture and Diaspora Relations of the Lviv Polytechnic National University

  • Dr.Iryna Klyuchkovska, Ph. D. in Economics, Director of the International Institute of Education, Culture and Diaspora Relations of the Lviv Polytechnic National University

  • Bishop Stepan Sus, bishop of the UGCC Kyiv-Galician Patriarchal Curia, Titular Bishop of Zigris, Head of the Pastoral and Migration Department of the UGCC Patriarchal Curia

  • Dr.Oleksiy Poznyak, Ph. D. in Economics, Senior Research Fellow, Head of the Department for Migration Studies at the Ptoukha Institute for Demography and Social Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

  • Dr.Myroslava Keryk, Ph. D. in History, Head of the Our Choice Foundation, Employee at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at the Polish Academy of Sciences

  • Dr. Svitlana Odynets, Ph. D. in Migration Studies, Anthropologist, Journalist

  • Dr.Yaroslava Khortiani, Member of the Executive Committee of the Ukrainian World Congress (WUC), Head of the Committee on the Membership in the WUC, Head of the Society of Ukrainian Culture in Hungary

  • Nicolae-Miroslav Petretchi, Politician, Member of the Parliament of Romania, President of the Union of Ukrainians in Romania 


14.00-15.30 Discussion: The Role of Andrey Sheptytsky and Yosyf Slipyy in Preservation of Cultural Heritage and Formation of National Identity

Venue:

Offline:UCU Philosophy and Theology Faculty, Conference Hall, 35а, St. Ivan Pavlo II Avenue

Online: ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube livestreams

Language: Ukrainian

Moderator: Dr. Yuriy Skira, Director of NGO  Study Center of the History of the Eastern Catholic Churches, Lviv, Ukraine

  • Rev. Dr. Iwan Dacko, President of the UCU Institute of Ecumenical Studies

  • Dr. Ihor Medvid, Deputy Director of the Lviv  Ivan Franko National Literary and Memorial Museum

  • Dr. Zinoviy Svereda, Independent political and economic expert, Lviv

  • Dr. Liliana Hentosh, Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Historical Research at Lviv Ivan Franko National University

  • Dr. Roksolana Verbova, Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Humanities and Social Studies of the Lviv Polytechnic National University


16.00-17.30 Webinar: Various Edges of Identity

Venue:

Online: ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube livestreams

Languages: Ukrainian, French, English (simultaneous interpreting)

Moderator: Dr. Taras Dziubanskiy, Director of the UCU Institute of Religion and Society

  • Dr.Hadje Sadje, Associate Member of the SOAS Center for Palestine Studies, University of London, UK

  • Dr. Hassan Musa, ECWA Theological Seminary Kagoro, Nigeria

  • Dr. Lap van Kung, Dean of the Institute for Advanced Study in Asian Cultures and Theologies, Honorary General Secretary of the Hong Kong Christian Institute, Christian human rights NGO

  • Dr. Choisel Francis, Director of the Master’s Degree Program in History, Catholic Institute of Paris

 

Please, register here - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScP58t7-kd-29luqEA8DlD6WF9hEgrahcZb2EXHzoLuENNorw/viewform