Sunday, July 19, 2015

The Person and the Individual: Solitude and Loneliness, Study Day in Oxford

The Women’s Ministries Initiative is organising a Study Day Series on Anthropology and Theology. Its next event is entitled ‘The Person and the Individual: Solitude and Loneliness’. The event will take place on the 17th October 2015 in Oxford, Lady Margaret Hall. There you will be able to enjoy a real coffee with Sister Vassa in Oxford!
You may be familiar with the YouTube sensation “Coffee with Sister Vassa” but now is your opportunity to have a real cup of coffee with her. You will also learn from two of the most eminent Orthodox Theologians in the UK, Metropolitan Kallistos Ware and Father Andrew Louth of Durham University. The Women’s Ministries Initiative is hosting its second study day, looking at themes of Personhood, Individualism, Solitude and Loneliness.

Speakers: Metropolitan Kallistos Ware (Oxford),
Sister Vassa Larin (Vienna) and Prof Andrew Louth (Durham)
From 10am – arrivals, registration, tea and coffee ( Talbot Hall, LMH )
10:30 – Welcome and Presentation on Women’s Ministries Initiative
11:00 – Metropolitan Kallistos Ware – Introduction to the Topic
11:30 – Sr Vassa Larin: ‘Solitude vs. Loneliness in the Age of the Internet’ + discussion afterwards
13:00 – Lunch
14:00 – Prof Andrew Louth: ‘Philosophical Approaches to Personhood: East and West’ + discussion
16:00 - Departure

The cost of the study day without lunch/coffe is £15, (£10 for students) or £5 for subscribed members of Women’ Ministries Initiative (with just coffee and tea at LMH +£3.60 or with coffee/tea/refreshments and sandwich lunch +£18.72). For registration and membership enquiries please contact Dr Elena Narinskaya. Please register in advance ( Membership forms can be send via e-mail on request

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