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Building the House of Wisdom

Sergii Bulgakov – 150 Years After His Birth

Fribourg, September 2–4, 2021

International Conference hosted by the University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Original Detailed Announcement HERE 

The conference is organised by the Sergii Bulgakov Research Centre at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) in cooperation with the Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University (New York, USA), and the Volos Academy for Theological Studies (Greece). 

 

Under the patronage of Rowan Williams, Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge (2013–2020), Archbishop of Canterbury (2002–2012)

 

Sergii Bulgakov is one of the preeminent theologians of the 20th century. The international conference on the occasion of his 150th birthday (16th/28th July 1871 – 13th July 1944) aims to promote the reception of his work in Eastern and Western academic life. The conference wants to explore Bulgakov’s contribution to meeting the challenges of the modern world and to build bridges between East and West. The speakers are asked to correlate Bulgakov’s thought with current theological and philosophical, political, social and economical issuesThe colloquium will bring young researchers from different theological disciplines and different ecclesiastical traditions into conversation with established Bulgakov specialists. The official language of the conference will be English.

 

Deadline for proposals is 1st Mai 2021.

 

Main Speakers

 

Antoine Arjakovsky
Co-directeur du département de recherche Politique et Religions du Collège des Bernardins, Paris, France

 

Nikolaos Asproulis

Deputy Director of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies, Greece

 

David Bentley Hart
Faculty Fellow, Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study, USA

 

Antonio Bergamo
Director of the ISSR of Lecce and Professor of Theological Anthropology at Sophia University Institute, Florence, Italy

 

Catherine Evtuhov
Professor of History, Department of History, Columbia University, New York, USA

 

Brandon Gallaher
Senior Lecturer of Systematic and Comparative Theology, University of Exeter, UK

 

Paul Gavrilyuk
Aquinas Chair in Theology and Philosophy at the Theology Department of the University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

 

Barbara Hallensleben
Professor of Dogmatic Theology and Ecumenism, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Pavel Khondzinskii
Dean of the Theological Faculty, St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University, Moscow, Russia

 

Alexei Kozyrev
Deputy Dean on Science and Associate Professor, Chair of History of Russian Philosophy, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

 

Natalia Vaganova
Lecturer of Philosophy at the Theological Faculty, St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University, Moscow, Russia

 

Nathaniel Wood
Associate Director, Orthodox Christian Studies Center, Fordham University, New York, USA

 

Rowan Williams

Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge (2013–2020), Archbishop of Canterbury (2002–2012)

 

Organising Committee

 

Barbara Hallensleben
Professor of Dogmatic Theology and Ecumenism, University of Fribourg (Switzerland)

 

Regula Zwahlen
PhD, Scientific Director of the Sergii Bulgakov Research Centre, University of Fribourg (Switzerland)

 

Aristotle Papanikolaou
Professor of Theology, Archbishop Demetrios Chair in Orthodox Theology and Culture, and Co-Founding Director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center, Fordham University (New York, USA)

 

George Demacopoulos
Fr. John Meyendorff & Patterson Family Chair of Orthodox Christian Studies, and Co-Founding Director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center, Fordham University (New York, USA)

 

Pantelis Kalaitzidis
Director, Volos Academy for Theological Studies (Volos, Greece), Member of the Executive Committee of the European Academy of Religion (Bologna, Italy)

Event Callendar

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