Archive : 2010. gads

New Honorary Doctors of the Latvian Christian Academy

Solemn Latvian Christian Academy Senate meeting was held in December 10 when two people were awarded with the Honorary Doctor of the LChrA (Doctor Honoris Causa) degree. Eskil Albertsson (Swedish Alliance Mission) and Jan Gossner (former organizer of Diaconal work across Europe, lecturer and pastor; Norway). Cooperation with Swedish and Norwegians partners started back in […]

Visit of the French Senior Group at the Academy

Leaders of the French organization „Senior Group” visited the Academy in December 2 – the President Mr. N.Kobliakov and Executive secretary Mr. V.Vexler. They met the Rector of the Academy Mrs. S. Gūtmane and discussed possible lecture courses for students. The lecture course in „Organization and forms of social entrepreneurship” (The organization of non-governmental senior-care […]

LCA is coordinating the NORDPLUS project

The 2010 has been announced as the year of Climate changes by European Commission to call more attention to ecological issues. Christian Academy responded with the project „Climate symbols in art and theology” and became a NORDPLUS project coordinator within the project cluster „Nets of higher education”. The first meeting of the ECTA net was […]

Semaines Sociales de France session in Paris

The 85th French „Social week” was held in Paris, November 26-28, organized by prestigious “Semaines Sociales de France”. The congress dealt with migration issues: „Migration: a future to build together”. The congress was opened by the President of SSF Mr. J.Vignon. Economic, sociological and philosophical aspects of migration were analyzed by European-level experts: Ph.Bernard, journalist […]

An exhibition „Christmas Symbols in Art and Theology”

Was opened in the Jūrmala Culture Centre in November 30. The opening was attended by artists, students of the Academy, local artists, journalists and foreign guests (Tenu Lehtsaar – Estonia, Kirsti Nenye – Finland, Bjorn Øyvind Fjeld – Norway, Saulus Jarašius and Vaidas Mationis – Lithuania).

Master class and icon exhibition of Yaroslavl icon painting school in LCA in October-November 2010

An Icon exhibition of icon painters of Yaroslavl Iconography School Alexander and Olga Kalinin (Yaroslavl, Russia) was held in LChrA, 30.10.-12.11.2010.

Day of social dialogue with Baltic experts in the LCA in November 9, 2010

The seminar was held with financial support of European Commission and it had twofold goals: to analyze the new Latvian Government’s Declaration from the perspective of Lisabon strategy and to discuss the job policy in Europe and the place of Latvia in it. Seminar participants welcomed the former Eurocomisar Mr Partho Pronk – curator of […]

Day of social dialogue with Baltic experts in the LChrA in November 9

The seminar was held with financial support of European Commission and it had twofold goals: to analyze the new Latvian Government’s Declaration from the perspective of Lisabon strategy and to discuss the job policy in Europe and the place of Latvia in it. Seminar participants welcomed the former Eurocomisar Mr Partho Pronk – curator of […]

Accreditation expertise at the Academy

Commission of experts from the centre of the Higher Education Quality Assurance worked at the LChrA in October 21 – 22. The Commission was led by prof. J.Zaļkalns (Riga Stradiņš University), members – prof. T. Lehtsaar (University of Tartu), prof. R.Kokins, dean of the Faculty of Theology, Latvian University, and representative of Latvian Students’ Concil […]

Guests from Mullsjö Folkhögskola

Young artists led by Pär Gunnarsson from Mullsjö Folkhögskola (Sweden) visited Latvian Christian Academy in October 13. Mullsjö Folkhögskola is a long-term partner of the Academy in several international projects.