Conference: Religion in the Ukrainian Public Square – An Analysis of the Euromaidan and its Aftermath

euromaidan-image-001Join Us for an International Conference at the
University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto
Carr Hall, 100 St. Joseph Street
(near Queen’s Park Crescent)

 

RELIGION in the Ukrainian PUBLIC SQUARE:
An ANALYSIS of the EuroMaidan and Its AFTERMATH
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014

Organized by the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies

10:00 am
Welcome and Opening Prayer
Archpriest Peter Galadza, PhD
Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies, Saint Paul University, Ottawa

10:15 am
Prof. Victor Yelensky, PhD
Adviser to the Prime Minister of Ukraine; and Former Senior Researcher, Institute of Philosophy of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences
An Overview of the Responses of Religious Communities in Ukraine to the EuroMaidan and Its Aftermath

11:00 am
Archimandrite Cyril Hovorun, PhD
Fellow, Yale University; and Former Head of External Relations, Ukrainian Orthodox Church, MP
An Analysis of the Response of the Moscow Patriarchate and the Kyivan Patriarchate to the EuroMaidan and Its Aftermath

11:30 am
Deacon Roman Zaviyskyy, PhD
Dean of the Faculty of Theology, Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv
An Analysis of the Response of the Catholic Churches (Greco-Catholic and Roman Catholic) to the EuroMaidan and Its Aftermath

12:00 noon
Igor Shchupak, PhD
“Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies –Dnipropetrovsk
An Analysis of the Response of the Jewish Community to the EuroMaidan and Its Aftermath

12:30 pm
Question-and-Answer for all Four Presentations

1:00 pm
Lunch

2:30 pm
Mitr. Archpriest Andriy Chirovsky, SThD
Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies, Saint Paul University, Ottawa
Authentic and Vicarious Religion in the Public Square: The Case of the Ukrainian Diaspora

3:00 pm
George Weigel
(Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, Washington, DC; and author of almost twenty books)
The EuroMaidan: Some Ukrainian Lessons for the West, and Some Western Lessons for the New Ukraine

3:45 pm
Break

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Open Discussion with the Full Panel of Presenters

FREE ADMISSION