International Conference on “Orthodoxy and Fundamentalism”

31086407_10157343145_eZxry-2International Conference on “Orthodoxy and Fundamentalism” will take place in Belgrade, Dom omladine Beograda, May 10-12, 2018.

The conference explores the issues of fundamentalism as a religious and ideological phenomenon, the relationship between fundamentalism, traditionalism and modernity, fundamentalism in the contemporary Orthodox world, fundamentalist responses to the issues of modernization, pluralism and democracy, Orthodox responses to political liberalism and secularism, theology, the construction of the (fundamentalist) “self.” The conference also aspires to discuss the role of religious fundamentalism in contemporary social and political crises.

Conference speakers:

Jovan Ćulibrk, Bishop of Pakrac and Slavonia, Serbian Orthodox Church

George Demacopoulos, Center for Orthodox Christian Studies, Fordham University, New York, USA,

Frances Kostarelos, University of Illinois, USA

Anastasia Mitrofanova, Russian Orthodox University, Professor at the Russian State University for the Humanities (RGGU)

Pantelis Kalaitzidis, Volos Academy for Theological Studies, Volos, Greece

Petre Maican, Aberdeen University, U.K.

Aristotle Papanikolaou, Center for Orthodox Christian Studies, Fordham University, New York, USA

Petar Jevremović, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Vladan Perišić, Faculty of Theology, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Tarek Mitri, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Katerina Bauer, Prague University, Czech Republic

Sergei Chapnin, University of Innsbruck, Austria, Former Editor of the Magazine of the Moscow Patriarchate,

Vassilios Makrides, Erfurt University, Germany

Haralambos Ventis, Faculty of Theology, University of Athens

Katerina Perkidou, European Churches, Brussels, Belgium on Theological Dialogue

Brandon Gallaher, Exeter University, U.K.

Christoph d’Aloisio, Institut de théologie orthodoxe St. Jean le théologien

Dimitrios Bathrellos, Orthodox Institute in Cambridge, Hellenic Open University

Vasileios Thermos

Davor Džalto, The Institute for the Study of Culture and Christianity, AUR

Predrag Dragutinović, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Vyacheslav Gorshkov, National Pedagogical Dragomanov University (Kyiv)


Organized by:

Volos Academy for Theological Studies (Volos, Greece)

The Institute for the Study of Culture and Christianity (Belgrade, Serbia)

Orthodox Christian Studies Center, Fordham University (New York, USA)

Chair of Orthodox Theology, Münster University (Münster, Germany)

Romanian Institute for Inter-Orthodox, Inter-Confessional and Inter-Religious Studies (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

St Andrews Biblical Theological Institute (Moscow, Russia)

Sankt Ignatios Orthodox Theological Academy (Stockholm, Sweden)

European Forum of Orthodox Schools of Theology (Bruxelles, Belgium)

Center for Philosophy and Theology (Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Dom omladine Beograda (Belgrade, Serbia)