Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Ukraine in the Global Family of Orthodox Churches

Full remarks from SYMPOSIUM 2014 - Ukrainian Orthodoxy in the Global Family of Orthodox Churches: Past, Present and Future, St. Michael's College, University of Toronto, 8 May 2014 are available as YouTube videos here. You can read more about the symposium itself here. Below is an example talk entitled "Defining a Kyivan Orthodoxy: Parish Clergy and Local Religious Practice in Kyiv Diocese in the 19th Century" by Dr. Heather Coleman, University of Toronto.


  1. I have listend to them all. The best one is this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_be5pf0Z9g&list=PLFDKv3_cxFEfg4hBpEVLzUcS_DGJadUc5&index=3

    It is the only presentation in which the audience was engaged with the speaker & an interesting discussion took place. It was a shame that the laity were not more involved in the organization of the conference. For example, a series of even a few round-table discussions would have been welcomed. You can see that few of the presentations resulted in a response from the audience with questions.

    There was also a panel discussion on Sunday after church but I am not sure if it is up on the internet yet.

    1. Isn't that the same mouthpiece who issued the goofy response to the Swedish/EU ignoramus, er, Minister, joining in the latter's Russophobia?

  2. well, the funny thing in all that was that pretty everyone there was talking about history, theology or some stuff but the KP bishop who decided to talk about his Church' alleged autocephaly