Senate and Council of social sciences at Klaipeda University (Lithuania) voted for awarding rector of European Christian Academy prof. Skaidrite Gūtmane as partnering professor in social sciences at Klaipeda University, June 21, 2023. Cooperation with KU lasts already 10 years – prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane has taken active part in international conferences, presented various lecture courses, she is also vice-editor in chief of the Academic Proceedings of KU “Tiltai / Bridges”. The awarding event at the Rector’s office was attended by Prorector of sciences and studies prof. Sonata Mačiulskyte, Rector’s advisor Rita Vaičekauskaite, Dr. habil., visiting professor at ECA Elvyra Aciene. The Diploma was awarded by the Rector Prof. Artūras Razdabauskas.
Annual Scientific Proceedings of European Christian Academy is available at the Academy! It is titled “Anthrop;ological issues in work with client”. Among authors are teaching staff at the Academy – from Latvia and Germany, and gradutes whose Diploma thesis were among the best of the year.
On May 5, 2023, at the invitation of Rabbi Barkakhan, Prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane met with the chairman of the board of the Latvian Jewish religious congregation and association “Shamir”, the Riga Ghetto and the Latvian Holocaust Museum, Dr. Menahem Barkakhan. Issues of mutual cooperation were discussed during the meeting.
In 2023 Academy has been approved as coordinating NORDPLUS Higher Education consortial project “WE-THINK: ACCELERATING SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY” (NPHE-2023/10257). Partners in Consortial network and Intensive Course are Klaipeda University (LT) and VID Specialized University (NO).
In April 20, 2023, President of Latvia met Rector of European Christian Academy prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane and visiting prof. of the Academy, DrHC George v. Durtanossky, professor in Calligraphy and Paleography (Germany, Macedonia), head of SCRIPRORIUM at ECA. Prof. Durtanossky presented to the President the hand-written Preamble of Latvian Constitution, which is an excellent peace of art.
European Christian Academy in AUGUST 14-20, 2023, organizes SUMMER SCHOOL IN ICON PAINTING to go through all phases of Icon painting starting from preparation of the Icon board until the final varnish of the ready painting. Summer School provides theoretical and practical basis for canonical Icon painting.
Date and venue: August 14-20, in Jūrmala (Latvia), Bulduri (address: Vienības prospekts 23), in European Christian Academy.
Training fee: 250 EUR + materials.