Preliminary Program ESD 2020


30 August, Sunday

- Participants’ arrival

- Welcome evening party:

- Greeting words from Dr Iwan Dacko (IES’ President), Dr Pavlo Smytsnyuk (IES’ Director), Dr Roman Zaviysky (Dean of Theology and Philosophy Faculty), Dr Roman Fihas (ESD’s Coordinator)

- Presentation of the Ukrainian Catholic University and the Institute of Ecumenical Studies

- Participants’ motivation stories

- Ukrainian culture eve, folk bandura band, nonformal communication

31 August, Monday

- Lecture of Dr Yaroslav Hrytsak, Doctor of Historical Sciences UCU

- Lecture of Dr Yuriy Pidlisny, Chair of Political Studies, Director of the Program “Ethics, Politics and Economics” UCU

- Discussion, lunch

- Visit of Lviv

1 September, Tuesday

- Lecture of Dr Iwan Dacko, IES’ President, Member of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue Between the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church

- Lecture of Myroslav Marynovych, Vice-Rector of UCU, Co-Founder of Amnesty International Ukraine, and a Founding Member of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group

- Discussion, lunch

- Visiting UCU buildings, visit of Lviv Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities

2 September, Wednesday

- Lecture of Dr Vasyl Rudeyko, theological-liturgical department UCU

- Visit of Univ monastery

- Lecture about history of the monastery, its activity in saving Jews during the Second world war

- Lunch in the monastery

- Visit of Svirzh castle

- Watching a movie and discussion

3 September, Thursday

- Lecture of Dr Taras Dzyubanskyy, Adviser to the Mayor of Lviv in Religious Issues, Director of the Libertas Center.

- Lecture of Dr Oleh Kindiy, Assistant Chair in the Theology Department in UCU

- Discussion, lunch

- Hand-made master-class (T-shirt painting)

- Visit of Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet

4 September, Friday

- Departure to Kyiv by train at 7:00, arrival at 12:00.

- Visit of Kyiv

- Dinner at the city

5 September, Saturday

- Visiting Kyivan Sophia National Historical and Cultural Reserve

- Lecture of Fr George Kovalenko, Rector at Open Orthodox University of Saint Sophia the Wisdom

- Discussion, lunch

- Visit of Kyiv

- Departure to Lviv at 18:00, arrival at 23:00

6 September, Sunday

- Liturgy attendance

- Lunch

- Visit of Lviv (Vysokyy zamok and Museum of National Folk Architecture and Rural Life «Shevchenkivsky Hay» (Shevchenko Park))

- Dinner at the city

7 September, Monday

- Lecture of Dr Roman Soloviy, Director of Euro-Asian Accreditable Association’s Research and Resources Center

- Lecture of Taras Tymo, lecturer in Patristics and Theology of the Icon UCU

- Discussion, lunch

- Visit of Lviv or masterclass of the icon painting

8 September, Tuesday

- Lecture of Taras Kurylets, Project manager IES/UCU

- Lecture of Dr Pavlo Smytsnyuk, Director IES/UCU

- Discussion, lunch

- Visit of Zhovkva and Krekhiv monastery

9 September, Wednesday

- Lecture of Dr Pavlo Smytsnyuk, Director IES/UCU

- Lecture of Dr Roman Zaviysky, Dean of Theology and Philosophy Faculty UCU

- Discussion, lunch

- Seminar

10 September, Thursday

- Lecture of Dr Volodymyr Turchynovskyy, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences UCU, Director of the International Institute for Ethics and Contemporary Issues

- Lecture of Dr Roman Nazarenko, Administrator at UCU, Researcher of the inter-religious dialogues

- Discussion, lunch

- Visit of the Lviv Spiritual Seminary

- Conclusion

- Farewell party

11 September, Friday

- Participants departure