Archive : 2016. gads

Former Secretary General of EZA Mrs. R. Gottbehut was awarded with honorary title Doctor Honoris Causa.

In May 26, 2016, an open Senate meeting was held at Latvian Christian acedemy with honorary guests from EZA (European Center for Workers’ Questions, Germany), attended by Mrs. Aija Barča, Chairperson of Social and Employment Affairs Committee of National Parliament; Mrs. Baiba Rivža, Academician of Latvian Academy of Sciences; Mr. Jānis Vētra, Chairman of the […]

EZA seminar “Social Dialogue as a Precondition for Social Work Professionalization in the Baltic States”.

In May 26-27, 2016, an annual international EZA Seminar “Social Dialogue as a Precondition for Social Work Professionalization in the Baltic States” was held at Latvian Christian academy (supported by EC). The goal of the Seminar – in times when the paradigm of social work undergoes changes it is necessary to sketch more precisely borders […]

End-semester show / exam of works of the Art class students.

In May 30, 2016, a final art show / exam was held for students of the Biblical art study programme. Study works in painting, composition and drawing were exhibited and analysed by teachers and professors of the Programme.

Academic Proceedings of LChrA – Vol. 4

The 4th volume of the academic Proceedings of Latvian Christian Academy were published in May, 2016, dedicated to the history and innovative challenges of Caritative social work. The volume is edited by prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane, Rector of Latvian Christian Academy; following her initiative the CSW was legally accepted in Latvian legislation in 2008 and special […]

LChrA – member of Social Entrepreneurship Association of Latvia (SEAL).

In May 11, 2016, a discussion on further development of Social entrepreneurship education in Latvia was held at Center of social initiatives in Riga. Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrite Gūtmane took part in it. Latvian Christian academy was accepted as a member of Social Entrepreneurship Association of Latvia (SEAL).  

Master class in watercolor painting Lithuanian artist S. Urbanavičiūte.

In May 9-12, 2016, master class in watercolor painting for young artists – students at Latvian Christian Academy – was held by Lithuanian artist Saule Urbanavičiūte (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences), within the ERASMUS cooperation frame.

Public lecture of Cardinal Pietro Parolin.

Public lecture of Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of the State of Vatican, was held in Great hall of Latvian University, May 12, 2016. Cardinal presented the Latvian edition of Encylic “Laudato si” and his visit marked 25th anniversary of the renewed diplomatic relations between Latvia and Holy See and 95th anniversary since Holy See has […]

Master-class in drawing by Arturas Rimkevičius (Lithuania).

In April 11-15, 2016, Master-class in drawing was held for Bible art students at Latvian Christian academy. Well-known Lithuanin artist Arturas Rimkevičius (glass, stain-glass) fascinated students with creativity and excellent professionalism, introduced to his projects in Lithuania and abroad, restored stain-glass windows in Lithuanian churches. Arturas Rimkevičius from Lithuanian University of Applied Sciences held the […]

Students and graduates of LCA gather for the “Cabinet of Byzantine Anthropology”!

In March 1 – April 1, 2016, Cabinet of the Byzantine Anthropology was opened at Latvian Christian academy, inviting those who are interested, both students and graduates from the Academy, four times a year for sessions in cooperation with well-known foreign academics. Byzantine anthropology attracts interest both among theologians, philosophers and anthropologists; books and articles […]

Lectures of prof. S. Horuzhy at LChrA, March 31 – April 1.

In March 31 – April 1, 2016, professor S.Horuzhy (Institute of Synergic Anthropology, Moscow) lectured at Latvian Christian academy following invitation of the Academy. Prof. S.Horuzhy is well known in international academic circles of philosophers and anthropologists, as well as Orthodox theologians. His topic in Jurmala was “Hesychasm: its genesis, philosophical context, historic developmehnt and […]