Skaidrīte Gūtmane

IXE-group (“The European Experience”) seminar at the Academy.

An outing work seminar of the “European Experience” IXE-group, partnering with “Semaines Sociales de France”, was held at Latvian Christian academy in October 13-15, 2017. The seminar was opened by President of the IXE-group Mr. Jerome Vignon and prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane, Rector of Latvian Christian academy. Seminar was attended by members of the group from […]

Celebrating 25 years of Social work profession in Lithuania – LChrA rector addresses Lithuanian Parliament.

In October 3, 2017, 25 years of Social work profession in Lithuania were celebrated in Lithuanian Parliament. Among guests and participants of the congress were both researchers and practitioners from USA, Finland, Austria and (of course) Lithuania. Prof. Skaidrite Gūtmane, Rector of Latvian Christian academy, presented “Caritative social work innovation in methodology”, receiving very good […]

International social work symposium in Kolping College of Applied Sciences, Kaunas, LT.

International social work symposium “Challenges of social inclusion: The perspective of cross-cultural social work” was held in October 5, 2017, at Kolping  College of Applied Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania. Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane presented innovation of Caritative social work in the plenary session of the symposium.

Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane – member of the Scientific committee of the International conference.

An International Scientific-Practical Conference “Challenges of Social Inclusion: the Perspective of Cross-Cultural Social Work” will be held on the 5th of October 2017  at Kolping University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania). Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane has been accepted as member of the Scientific committee of the Conference.

Celebrating 30 years of ERASMUS in Strasbourg.

Only 30 participants were invited to Strasbourg to celebrate 30 years of ERASMUS cooperation between European universities. Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrite Gūtmane was among them! Just as a reminder – in 2015 LChrA was awarded as the best HEI in Latvia in implementation of the “Intensive ERASMUS programmes”.

European Integration development discussed in Siegburg, Germany.

Joint seminar of EZA (“European Center for Workers’ Questions”, Germany) and KSI (“Katholisch-Sozialen Institut”, Germany) was held in June 14-16, 2017, in Siegburg, Germany. The seminar was aimed at preparation of the next European Social Week and various issues of the European integration were debated – involvement of workers to promote European integration, social inclusion, […]

European Christian Convention assembly held in Berlin.

First assembly of the European Christian Convention was held in Berlin, May 23-24. The initiative was supported by Eurocommission, Europarliament, Roman Catholic Church, Orthodox Churches and several Protestant Churches across Europe. As Mr. Jerom Vignon, President of “Semaines Sociales de France” put it: “Future of Europe annd Christianity are to be taken together.”

Priviledge to welcome Semaines Sociales de France think-tank IXE group in Latvia approved!

Meeting of the IXE think-tank group of the EC organization Semaines Sociales de France was held in March 24-26, 2017, in Versailles, France. The possible organization of the networking European Christian Convention was discussed for which the next meeting in scheduled in Berlin, May this year. Also the agenda fro the next SSF autumn session […]

Publication in the International Deaconate Center proceedings, dedicated to its 50th Anniversary.

50th Anniversary edition “Diaconia Christi” of the International Deaconate Center of the Roman Catholic Church (Internationales Diakonatszentrum) has come out recently; an article by prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane, Rector of Latvian Christian academy, titled Caritative social work – call for mission” is included. The article is based on her presentation at the IDC Congress in Rome, […]

Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane attending audience with Pope Francis in Vatican.

In  June 4, 2016, an audience with Pope Francis was held for representatives of the International Deaconate Center (Germany) in the Apostolic palace, Vatican. In his address the President of IDC Dr. Klaus Kiessling – also Doctor Honoris Causa of Latvian Christian academy, actively involved in making of the Caritative social work study programme at […]