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Michaelmas 2014

Speaker Events

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.

Midweek Socials

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!

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