Seminars-presentations

Presentation of works published by IRS or its partners is one of the components of the Institute’s activity. In order to introduce the publications in detail and discuss them thoroughly, the presentations are given in the form of seminars. Publications are in the Ukrainian language.

Lviv—On 28 October, in the conference hall of the Ukrainian Catholic University, the presentation of the Ukrainian translation of Kurt Lewin’s autobiographic book A Journey Through Illusions was held. One of the main tenors of the book is the activity of the Sheptytsky brothers and their influence on the life and worldview of Rabbi Ezekiel Levin, who perished during the Holocaust.

A little more about other translated books

Lviv—On 21 October, 2008, the presentation of the publication of the Institute of Religion and Society, titled “Socially Oriented Documents of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (1989-2008)” was held in the premises of the Philosophical-Theological Department of the Ukrainian Catholic University. The book appeared as the 1st volume of a planned series “Sources of Christian Social Teaching and Ministry”.

    19 September 2005
    Presentation of the book “Unnecessary people: The homeless on the streets of Kyiv” by Anastasia Riabchuk.

    15 April 2005
    Seminar “Ukraine: Whose canonical territory?”
    Presentation of the collection “Religious freedom and human rights: Mission and proselytism.”

    8 February 2005
    Seminar “The mass media: Serving for reconciliation between people.”Report-presentation of the papal letter devoted to the Day of Social Communication 2005 given by Archbishop J. P. Foley.

    15 October 2004
    Seminar “Responsibility of the mass media in the modern violent culture”.
    Presentation of the collection “The Church and social communication: The main documents of the Catholic Church on the press, radio, television, the Internet and other media.”

    18 September 2004
    Presentation of the books: “Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky. Documents and materials. 1941–1944”,
    “Diary of the Lviv ghetto. Memoirs of Rabbi David Kahane”,
    “Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky and Greek Catholics in Russia. Documents and materials. 1899–1917”.

    30 April 2004
    Presentation of the book “The Church and social communication: The main documents of the Catholic Church on the press, radio, television, the Internet and another media”.

    15 January 2004
    Discussion of the book “The Ukrainian idea and Christianity” by Myroslav Marynovych.

    10 December 2003
    Seminar-presentation of the project Development concepts of military pastoral ministry (institute of military chaplaincy) of the UGCC.

    26 June 2000
    Presentation of the collection “Religious freedom and human rights: Theological aspects”.

    22 May 1998
    Presentation of the book “Social doctrine of the Church” and speech of