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Volos Academy

The Volos Academy for Theological Studies is included among the recognized Greek research centers by the Law 4310/2014 (“Research, Technological Development and Innovation and other provisions”) of the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs.

Our Goal

The volos Academy for Theological Studies functions as an open forum of thought and dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the broader scholarly community of intellectuals worldwide, organizing a series of studies, international seminars, conferences, roundtables and publications.

Program

Information about the current program, upcoming conferences and events

Program
  • 9th e-Lecture, 2nd season: What is Christian politics? Insights from Sergius Bulgakov

    9th e-Lecture, 2nd season: What is Christian politics? Insights from Sergius Bulgakov

    Volos Academy for Theological Studies Time for Action – 2 His Eminence Rowan Williams Former Archbishop of Canterbury WHAT IS CHRISTIAN Read More
  • Lecture by the Director of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies in Geneva THE WAR IN UKRAINE AND THE EMERGENCE OF A NEW THEOLOGICAL AGENDA IN EASTERN ORTHODOXY

    Lecture by the Director of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies in Geneva THE WAR IN UKRAINE AND THE EMERGENCE OF A NEW THEOLOGICAL AGENDA IN EASTERN ORTHODOXY

    On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, a public lecture of the director of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies, Dr. Pantelis Read More
  • Οnline round table : “The Hermeneutics of the Canons and the place of the Rudder in church life today”

    Οnline round table : “The Hermeneutics of the Canons and the place of the Rudder in church life today”

    THE HERMENEUTICS OF THE CANONS AND THE PLACE OF THE ‘RUDDER” IN CHURCH LIFE TODAY On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, Read More
  • International Conference St. Symeon the New Theologian

    International Conference St. Symeon the New Theologian

    International Conference ST. SYMEON THE NEW THEOLOGIAN: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE THEOLOGY OF THE LIGHT AND GRACE. May 26-29, 2022 Read More
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  • RESILIENCE- Transnational Access Program – TNA: Applications open

    RESILIENCE- Transnational Access Program – TNA: Applications open

    RESILIENCE’s Transnational Access Program Now Available to the Religious Studies Community RESILIENCE, the Research Infrastructure for Religious Studies, is proud to offer its first service to the Religious Studies community:

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  • Completion of conference: “Amilkas Alivizatos and Modern Greek Theology: University Teaching, Church Ministry and Ecumenical Dialogue”

    Completion of conference: “Amilkas Alivizatos and Modern Greek Theology: University Teaching, Church Ministry and Ecumenical Dialogue”

    Completion of conference: AMILKAS ALIVIZATOS AND MODERN GREEK THEOLOGY: UNIVERSITY TEACHING, CHURCH MINISTRY AND ECUMENICAL DIALOGUE Press release, May 12, 2022 On May 6 and 7, 2022, the conference “Amilkas

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  • Lecture in Geneva, Pantelis Kalaitzidis: “The emergence of a new theological agenda in Orthodoxy, against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine”

    Lecture in Geneva, Pantelis Kalaitzidis: “The emergence of a new theological agenda in Orthodoxy, against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine”

    Lecture in GenevaPantelis Kalaitzidis:THE EMERGENCE OF A NEW THEOLOGICAL AGENDA IN ORTHODOXY, AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF THE WAR IN UKRAINE The Director of Volos Academy for Theological Studies, Dr. Pantelis

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  • The role of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in the 21st century and the contribution of the Orthodox Church

    The role of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in the 21st century and the contribution of the Orthodox Church

    Completion of the Round table on THE ROLE OF THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES IN THE 21st CENTURY AND THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH On Wednesday, May 4, 2022,

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Announcements

International Conference ST. SYMEON THE NEW THEOLOGIAN

International Conference ST. SYMEON THE NEW THEOLOGIAN

International Conference ST. SYMEON THE NEW THEOLOGIAN: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE THEOLOGY OF THE LIGHT AND GRACE. May 26-29, 2022 Read More
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Events Calendar

International Conference : St...

May
Thursday
26
International Conference ST. SYMEON THE NEW THEOLOGIAN: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE...
17:30 h

What is Christian politics? In...

June
Wednesday
1
JUNE 1, 2022 H. E. Dr. Rowan Williams, Emeritus Archbishop of Canterbury “What is Christian...
19:00 h

Second International Conferenc...

January
Tuesday
10

Publications

Since 2014, the Volos Academy, has entered a new and important phase of its publishing program, by the self-publication through its publishing House “Ekdotiki Dimitriados/Volos Academy Publications” of various works (conference and seminars, public lectures and events), and also the publication of individual works of wider theological and intellectual relevance, by Greek and foreign authors.

Research Center

The Research Center of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies includes five specialized scientific and research departments, these departments are

Department of Chanting Art and Musicology
Department for the study of the manuscript tradition of the New Testament
Department of Canonical Theology
Department of Interreligious Studies
Department of Research, Management and Conservation of Byzantine and post-Byzantine Monuments and Relics
  • ...συγχαίρομεν την Ακαδημίαν Θεολογικών Σπουδών της Ιεράς Μητροπόλεως Δημητριάδος διά την προσφοράν της εις την Θεολογίαν, την προώθησιν του διαλόγου Read More
    Βαρθολομαίος Οικουμενικός Πατριάρχης
  • ...αλλά όλοι πιστεύουμε ότι η Ακαδημία [Θεολογικών Σπουδών] του Βόλου είναι ό,τι πιο ανοιχτό και εξωστρεφές μέσα στην Εκκλησία της Read More
    Νίκος Αλιβιζάτος Έλληνας Νομικός, Ομότιμος Καθηγητής Συνταγματικού Δικαίου στη Νομική Σχολή Αθηνών
  • Είναι εξαιρετικά σημαντικό πως μπορέσαμε να λάβουμε όχι μόνο γνώση θεωρητική, αλλά στην πραγματικότητα να αισθανθούμε την αληθινή αγάπη, έγνοια Read More
    π. Βλαδίμηρος Vakin Πρύτανις της Θεολογικής Ακαδημίας του Βολίν
  • Για παράδειγμα, η Ακαδημία Θεολογικών Σπουδών της Ιεράς Μητρόπολης Δημητριάδος οργανώνει τακτικά διεθνή συνέδρια και δημοσιεύει πάνω σε θέματα όπως Read More
    Μουζέλης Νίκος Ομότιμος καθηγητής κοινωνιολογίας στη Σχολή Οικονομικών και Πολιτικών Επιστημών
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