We study society and client in order to understand it, lead it and inspire! Today (May 22, 2023) monograph by the founder and strategic implementator of European Christian Academy, its rector prof. Skaidrite Gūtmane “Towards the culture of compassion”. The monograph is dedicated to the concept of caritative social work developed at the Academy, its anthropological concept and methodology in the risk society. Monogrpah comprises vast bibliography. Congratulations!
Academic Proceedings, Vol. 7
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.
Rector’s meeting with Latvian Rabbi Dr. Menachem Barkakhan
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.
Approved NORDPLUS Higher Education project 2023
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).
Meeting with President of Latvia
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.
SUMMER SCHOOL IN ICON PAINTING – IN AUGUST 2023!
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.
Discussion “What hope for Europe” in cooperation with the IXE-Group think-tank
On April 17, 2023, the “Chapel for Europe” discussion “What hope for Europe: New Insights on the Christian Contribution” organized by the think-tank IXE-Group (Initiatives of Christians for Europe) and the Jesuit European Social Center (JESC) took place. In discussion took part Clemens Ladenburger (IXE, EC), Apostolic Nuncio to the European Union, Arch. Noel Treanor and other official representatives of the EU.