Archive : 2009. gads

Presentation of books

Two books by Latvian Christian Academy were presented in December 8, 2009: „Proceedings of Latvian Christian Academy, Vol. 2” and Project presentation album „Intercultural Dialogue: National Elements of the European National Art”. Both books were made possible due to financial support of the EC and they mark the end of respective projects. Various aspects of […]

New book on Christian art

Project presentation album „Intercultural Dialogue: Sacred Elements of the European National Art” has been published by Latvian Christian Academy with the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union. Various trends of sacred art have been analyzed in Icon painting, graphics and modern painting, also tendencies in different Christian confessions are described. The book […]

ERASMUS success story at LChrA

Students involved in the ERASMUS exchange programme were gathered by the Latvian Christian Professional Education Association in October 6 in order to share their „success stories”. ERASMUS Exchange programme builds bridges between Universities in different countries, get people closer to each other and implements common thinking within the European cultural context. The meeting was followed […]

EZA conference on the integrated education, September 10-13, 2009

The 21st conference of EZA (European Center for Workers’ Questions) titled „Integrated education” was held in Trnovo, Slovakia, September 10-13, 2009. Challenges for school education, professional schooling and higher education were analyzed. Main speech was presented by the member of Austrian Parliament Mr. V.Ammon. Rector of Latvian Christian academy Dr. Skaidrīte Gūtmane presented an insight […]

Beginning of the new academic year

Traditionally the beginning of the new school year in Latvia is scheduled for September 1. It was celebrated at the Latvian Christian Academy with prayer for the blessed start, introductory speeches by the Rector and teaching staff and, of course, with brilliance of the September flowers. The actual beginning of lectures and seminars is scheduled […]

Diploma works defended in the Bible Art Department

In June 15 Diploma works – icons and graphic – were presented for final evaluation. Icons by K.Šmidhens and A.Kuzņecova were painted under direct supervision of well-known Icon painter G.Mironov who held two sessions at the Academy during the last academic year. The member of the Evaluation committe Fr. Jānis Dravants emphasized that both icons […]

Diploma works defense session

In June 9 – 15 Bachelor and Professional qualification works were defended by students of Theology, Social charity work and Public relations study programmes. Topics marked initiatives of LChrA after Changes in the Law of Social services have been accepted by Latvian Government earlier this year and Social charity work gained equal status with regular […]

Display of Art department student’s works

The regular Display of student’s artworks was held at the Academy in June 5. It was the final one in this academic year. Both drawings and paintings were analyzed and evaluated by Rector of LChrA Dr. S.Gūtmane, professors of painting V.Kozin and S.Jākobsone, well-know artist and teacher of drawing at the Academy L.Pereca and other […]

“Eastern Church Fathers” in Latvian

In June 2 two books were presented to journalists and audience – the first full edition of the Prayer book in Latvian language and the fundamental research on heritage of Eastern Church Fathers written by well-known Russian theologian Georgy Florovsky (1893-1979) in 30-ies, 20th century. Both books were published by Latvian Christian academy with blessings […]

Changes in the law of social services have been accepted

Efforts of LChrA during 10 years have achieved excellent results in the political field. In May 7, 2009, Parliament of Latvia accepted (with 84 votes out of 100) Changes in the Law of Social services (reg. br. 1060/Lp) which opens up new positive perspectives for further development of Social charity work in Latvia. Now the […]