Interdisciplinary research seminar for students on “Climate Changes Europe-2030 and Humanities” was held in May 2020. Lecturers and researchers of Latvian Christian Academy and Interdisciplinary Research Institute intrudeced the audience with the use and benefits of the innovative Integrative Theology methodology.
An international seminar (online) for students “European Sacred Art Heritage for Social Europe of Hope” was hosted by Latvian Christian Academy in March 20, 2020. Art department students presented four reports which won special Award in the Competition “Best Research paper in 2019”. The seminar was attended by Klaipeda Art College (LT), Orthodox Academy of Crete (GR) with presentations on Ecology issues reflected in Art.
The 3rd volume of Academic Proceedings of Latvian Christian academy was published in late August under the title „Climate Symbols in Theology and Art”. The volume contains materials of the NORDPLUS Higher Education project (2010 – 2012; the project continues in 2013) on interaction between ecology, theology and art, and its authors come from partnering […]
In April 26 an art exhibition dedicated to the international NORDPLUS Project „Climate Symbols in Art and Theology” was opened in the parish house of the St. John Church in Old City Riga. Art works from Latvia, Lithuania and Finland are exhibited. Visitors attending the intensive course week at the Latvian Christian Academy are welcomed! […]
International interdisciplinary NORDPLUS conference „Climate Symbols in Art and Theology” in April 23-24, 2012
International interdisciplinary conference „Climate Symbols in Art and Theology” was held at Latvian Christian Academy in April 23-24 in cooperation with specialists from Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Latvian Fund of Nature, Latvian Institute of Hydro ecology, Faculty of Biology, Latvian University, and Latvian Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church in Latvia, and […]
Ecology, protection of natural environment is among most serious issues today. It is widely discussed by both “green” movements and politicians alike, no wonder, that the Church has its say too. Since mid-20th century ecotheology, relationships between God the Creator and creature, is part of the “Social teaching of the Church”. Discussions were led by […]
The annual administrative meeting of the international NORDPLUS project „Climate Symbols in Theology and Art” was held in Tartu, Estonia, September 29-30. LChrA is coordinating institution of project which embraces partnering theological and art universities from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Lithuania. Members of the academic ECTA network discussed contents of the Proceedings as well […]
An international IP course „Rethinking Climate Change: Arts and Theology” was held at the Latvian Christian Academy in March 14-18 with participants from art universities of Finland, Norway and Lithuania besides LChrA. Students acquired penetrating knowledge about the use of Climate symbols in the history of European art and its theoretical foundations from various perspectives, […]