80 theologians and scientists from 15 countries will take part in the international conference “Kiev-Pechersk Lavra in Athos, Jerusalem: the unity through the ages”, which will take place on 20 – 21 July 2018 at the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. The conference dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the revival of monastic life in Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, 1035 anniversary of the birthday of the “father of ancient monasticism” of the PDP. Anthony of the caves and the 1030-th anniversary of the Baptism of Kievan Rus, according to the international Institute of the Athonite legacy.
In particular, the conference is attended by representatives from the Holy mount Athos and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, as well as from the UK, USA, Russia, Belarus, Greece, Israel, Austria, Germany, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Poland, Serbia, Czech Republic, Georgia.
One of the organizers of the conference is the international Institute of the Athonite legacy. Co-organizers are the Holy Dormition Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, the national Kyiv-Pechersk historical and cultural reserve, Kiev theological Academy and Seminary. The event is held with the blessing of the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church his Beatitude Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine Onuphrius.
The forum aims to promote the exchange of experience, systematic and comprehensive discussion, study and promotion of cultural heritage of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra and its role and importance in the history and culture of Ukraine, the peoples of East Central Europe and the Christian East.
The conference will be divided into four sections:
A detailed programme and presentations can be found on the recently opened website of the International Institute of the Athonite legacy.
Location: Kyiv, lavrska street, 15, bld. No. 45 (conference hall of the Holy Dormition Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, 2nd floor).
At the conclusion of the conference, on July 22-23, the day of memory of venerable. Anthony of the caves in the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra will be held the solemn Liturgy on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the revival of monastic life in Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra and 1035 anniversary of the birthday of the PDP. Anthony Of The Caves.