Research

Interdisciplinary approach by use of the method of integrative theology investigating relationships between various fields of knowledge.

Main directions of corporate research groups at LChrA:

1. Interdisciplinary research.

Group leader: Rector of LChrA Dr.phil., prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane.
Members: Dr. phil. habil., asoc. prof. Jānis Nameisis Vējš, LChrA; Dr. soc. Ilze Trapenciere, LV; Dr. phil., prof. Aino Kuzņecova, LChrA; Mag. philol., Mag. theol., doct. student Dace Dolace, LChrA; Mag. theol., doct. student Guntis Dišlers, LChrA; Dr. habil. Peter Törok, Semmelveis University, Institute of Mental Health, HU; Dr. theol., asoc. prof. Dr. HC William Bell, Bakke Graduate University, SHUV Institute, Seattle, USA; Dr. theol., Dr. psych., prof. Klaus Kiessling, Sankt Georgen University of Philosophy and theology; President of International Deaconate Center, DE; Dr. theol. Nicu Dumitrascu, University of Oradea, RU; Dr.theol. habil. Ioann Chirilla, University of Babes-Bolyai, RU; Dr.soc., prof. Elvyra Aciene, University of Klaipeda, LT; Dr. phil. habil. Vaidas Matonis, Vilnius State Pedagogical institute, LT.

2.Orthodox theology and canonical art in Latvia.

Group leader: Dr.theol. Aleksandrs Šabeļņiks, LChrA.
Members: Mag.theol., doct. student Mikus Solovejs; Mag.theol., doct. student Guntis Dišlers; Dr. art. George Marcel Muntean, University of Babes-Bolyai, RU; Icon painter, Mag.art. Georgijs Mironovs, RU.Students from both tehology and art  study programmes (bachelor and master levels) are involved.

3. Translation of Eastern Church fathers in Latvian.

Group leader: Dr.theol. Ilmārs Hiršs-Iršs, LChrA.
Members: Mag. philol., Mag.theol., doct.student Guntis Dišlers, LChrA; Mag. philol., Mag. theol., doct. student Dace Dolace, LChrA; Mag.philol. Aleksandrs Starožiļecs, IS. The group works in close cooperation with Translators’ commity of the Latvian Orthodox Church.

4. Caritative social work as profession and social science.

Group leader: Rector of LChrA Dr.phil., prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane.
Members: Mag. philol., Mag. theol., doct. student Dace Dolace, LChrA; Mag. philol., Mag.theol., doct. student Guntis Dišlers, LChrA; Dr.soc., prof. Elvyra Aciene, University of Klaipeda, LT; Marianne Wasermann, BE;  Dr. theol., Dr. psych., prof. Klaus Kiessling, Sankt Georgen University of Philosophy and theology; President of International Deaconate Center, DE. Students from both caritative social work study programmes (bachelor and master levels) are involved.

5. Research in social dialogue and  employment issues.

Group leader: Asoc. prof., Dr.soc. Ivars Indāns.
Members: Rector of LChrA Dr.phil., prof. Sskaidrīte Gūtmane; Pēteris Krīgers, Secretary General of the Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia, LV; EZA (European Center for Workers’ Questions,), DE.

Interdisciplinary research 2011-2013

  • Academic publications in internationally quotable editions – 2,
  • Academic publications in other international editions – 14,
  • Publications in various Latvian editions – 8,
  • Monographs – 17,
  • Study tools and materials – 12,
  • Conference thesis– 14,
  • Participation in research projects & programmes – 3,
  • Coordination of international projects – 8.

 

 

 

 

Link to the full list of publications.