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15th Ecumenical Social Week

Annual International Forum The 15th Ecumenical Social Week “Wondering Identity: Considering Meanings and Values” will take place on October, 3 – 7, 2022 in Lviv (with online attendance option).

The program includes: discussions, seminars, panels with speakers from 15 countries.
The events are divided into three units:
I. Edges of Identity: Religious, National, Ethnical, Cultural and Political
ІІ. Identity, War and Migration
ІІІ. The Role and Impact of Various Social Institutions on the Identity Formation
The events will be held in the Ukrainian language with simultaneous interpreting into English, German and French (some events).
The speakers include: Myroslav Marynovych, a Vice-rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University, Yaroslav Hrytsak, historian, Jörg Lüer, Head of the “Justice and Peace” Commission, Seyla Benhabib, a Professor of Political Studies and Philosophy at Yale University, Gerard Delanty, a sociologist and a Professor of Sociology and Social Political Thought at Sussex University and others.
Organizers: Institute of Ecumenical Studies, Ukrainian Catholic University, Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung in Ukraine.
Experts and partners: Evangelical Church of Germany and the Ecumenical Institute of the Catholic University in Paris, Vienna University, International Institute of Education, Culture and Diaspora Relations of the National University “Lviv Polytechnics”, Institute of Church History of UCU, Analytical Center of UCU, Lviv City Council.
regarding organizational issues – Iryna Kitura, project coordinator, ; for mass media – Marta Bilska, project press-center manager,