Preliminary Program ESD 2019

1 September Sunday

- Participants’ arrival to Lviv

- Welcome evening party at the Theology and Philosophy Faculty in UCU:

Greeting words from Fr Iwan Dacko (IES’ President), Dr Roman Zaviysky (Dean of Theology and Philosophy Faculty), Fr Roman Fihas (ESD Coordinator)

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

Participants’ motivation stories

Ukrainian culture eve, folk bandura band, nonformal communication

2 September Monday

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

- Lecture of Dr. Dr. Thomas Nemeth, Catholic Theology Faculty Member, University of Würzburg

- Discussion, lunch

- Visit of Lviv

3 September Tuesday

- Lecture of Fr. 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

4 September Wednesday

- 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 film and discussion

5 September Thursday

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

- Lecture of Fr. 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

6 September Friday

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

- Visit of Kyiv

- Dinner

7 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

8 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

9 September Monday

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

- Lecture of Taras Kurylets, Coordinator of the Certificate Program in Ecumenical Studies IES/UCU

- Discussion, lunch

- Visit of Lviv

10 September Tuesday

- Departure to Zakarpattya

- Visit of Zararpattya (Mukachevo, Uzhgorod, visiting different Christian communities)

11 September Wednesday

- Visit of Zakarpattya

- Dinner and Departure for Lviv

12 September Thursday

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

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

- Discussion, lunch

- Visit of the Lviv Spiritual Seminary

- Farewell party

13 September Friday

- Participants' departure