IPSEC and the Academy of Sciences
of the Republic of Moldova
are now partners
On May 19, 2016, IPSEC entered into a partnership with the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Moldova (the Institute of Philology), by signing a Memorandum of Agreement for Scientific Collaboration. The purpose of this partnership is to establish a platform for collaboration in all fields proposed by the partnering institutions, and in accordance with the international obligations and the domestic laws of each party. The parties will cooperate on research, will create internships, and will establish joint committees to organize conferences, symposia, and roundtables, and they will develop international projects and programs in accordance with their institutional missions.
IPSEC and the Scientific Press
The Future of Knowledge:
Harvard Square Symposium
Volume 1 | Year 2016,
edited by Titus Corlăţean
and Ioan-Gheorghe Rotaru
The Institute for Peace Studies in Eastern Christianity (IPSEC) together with the Scientific Press are pleased to announce the publication of the volume titled, “The Future of Knowledge: Proceedings of Harvard Square Symposium | Volume 1 | Year 2016, edited by His Excellency, Prof. Dr. Titus Corlăţean (Romania’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs); and Rev. Prof. Dr. Ioan-Gheorghe Rotaru.
This volume contains scientific papers in arts and sciences presented at the first edition of “Harvard Square Symposium;” a symposium organized by the Scientific Press together with IPSEC on April 29–30, 2016, in Cambridge Massachusetts. The theme, “the Future of Knowledge,” was suggestively chosen to highlight the mission of our symposia; that of making a valuable contribution to a future of humanity full of hope and trust, keeping in mind that the common responsibilities toward the future generations (which we share across nations, cultures, and beliefs), ought to be symbiotic with our professional ideals, in providing good stewardship. Please note that
Harvard Square Symposium is not affiliated with Harvard University, nor is a Harvard University program or activity. (more...)
"Freedom as a Dilemma of Faith"
IPSEC featured on SperanțaTV in
Chișinău, Republic of Moldova
On May 10, 2016 Dr. Marian Simion was invited by SperantaTV to speak on the subject, “Freedom as a Dilemma of Faith.” This interview was conducted in Romanian language, in Chișinău, Republic of Moldova, in the context of an international conference on Freedom of Conscience, organized by the Liberty and Conscience Association from Bucharest, Romania, together with the Academy of Sciences of Moldova in Chişinău, Republic of Moldova. (watch video here)
Dr. Simion Speaks on Religious Terrorism and
Fundamentalism at conferences held in
Moldova and Romania
On May 10, 2016, Dr. Marian Simion presented a paper “Martyrdom or Suicide: On the Heroic Death in a Religious Context,” during an international conference titled, “Legislation, Ethics and Religion.” This event was co-sponsored and hosted by the Academy of Sciences of Moldova in Chişinău, Republic of Moldova. On May 9, 2016, he also presented a paper “The Risks of Religious Fundamentalism,” during an international conference titled, “Religious Freedom: the Warrant of a Better World.” This event was co-sponsored and hosted by the “Stephen the Great” University of Suceava, in Suceava, Romania. Both conferences had been organized by the Liberty and Conscience Association from Bucharest, Romania, together with the hosting institutions.
Russian Intern Needed
IPSEC is looking to appoint a Russian Intern for a three-month period. The candidate should be a native Russian speaker, have excellent writing skills in Russian language and possess superior knowledge of English language. The main duty of the Russian Intern will be to translate the text content of the IPSEC website into Russian. A strong knowledge of Russian Orthodox culture, communication, and networking strategies is a plus. The selected candidate will be listed on the website as IPSEC Staff, and will work remotely. This is an unpaid position which offers multiple educational advantages and networking. To apply, please send your CV along with a cover letter to Dr. Marian Simion at: email@example.com
IPSEC & Scientific Press
international conference on
THE PHENOMENON OF MIGRATION
DATE: August 22-23, 2016
Registration & Abstract: July 20 , 2016
Paper Due: August 1, 2016
St. Andrew’s Biblical Theological Institute
The Saint Andrew’s Biblical Theological Institute of Moscow, Russia, announces two international conferences. The first conference, “Theology of Suffering in Ecumenical Perspective,” will be held in Bose, Italy, during 26–29 October 2016. The second conference, “Theology of Nature: Divine Gift and Human Responsibility” will be held in Utrecht, the Netherlands, during 9–12 November 2016. Detailed information is available at www.standrews.ru
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