The general topic of this term is “Religion, Society and Politics”. All events are held at the House of St Gregory & St Macrina (1 Canterbury Road, OX2 6LU) unless otherwise indicated.
30 October 6.00pm “Religion, Politics and Globalisation: Conflict and Cooperation”
Professor Jeffrey Haynes, Associate Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, London Metropolitan University.
5 November 6.00pm “The Mission of the Ecumenical Patriarchate”
Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia, Spalding Lecturer of Eastern Orthodox Studies at the University of Oxford (1966-2001), president of the Friends of Mount Athos.
13 November 6.00pm “The Russian Orthodox Church: 60 Years of Personal Encounter”
The Revd Canon Dr Michael Bourdeaux, Founder and President of the Keston Institute (Oxford).
This event is held at St Theosevia House, 2 Canterbury Road, OX2 6LU.
19 November 6.15pm “Orthodox Social Service and the Role of the Orthodox Church during the Greek Economic Crisis”
Dr Lina Molokotos-Liederman, Visiting Fellow at the Uppsala Religion and Society Research Centre (Uppsala University).
27 November 6.00pm “Historico-Religious Bricolage and Civil Society in Contemporary Russia”
Dr Marat Shterin, Associate Professor of Sociology of Religion, King’s College London.
21 October 6.00pm Freshers Dinner, the House of St Gregory & St Macrina (1 Canterbury Road, OX2 6LU). All new and old members are welcome.
21 November 7.40pm Orthodox Christian Traditions at the Ashmolean, The Ashmolean Museum, Textile Gallery. A pre-Christmas fun with Russian/Ukrainian/Belarusian carols, Christmas tales translated into English, sochivo food samples and traditional costumes. A part of the Ashmolean’s Christmas Light Night event! Don’t miss out our rehearsals!
2 December 7.00pm Student Christmas Party, St Nicholas the Wonderworker Parish House, 2 Bowness Avenue, Headington, OX3 0AJ.
More events and workshops will be announced later on the website and the mailing list. Don’t forget to subscribe!