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Open invitation to the Sankt Ignatios Academic Ceremony

We hereby extend an open invitation to attend the Sankt Ignatios Academic Ceremony of 2017. During this two day event the esteemed professor Samuel Rubenson will be installed as professor of Eastern Christian Studies at the Stockholm School of Theology and received at Sankt Ignatios. The graduating students of 2017 will be promoted by our bishops and our newly installed professor. Finally, we will hold the award ceremony for the Order of Sankt Ignatios.

There will also be 3 open lectures:

"The Role of St Habib Girgis in the Renaissance of the Coptic Church", by Bishop Dr Suriel of Melbourne.

"The Past is in Front of Us: On History, Time and Eternity", by professor Samuel Rubenson.

"Eastern Christian Studies Today and Tomorrow", by professor Samuel Rubenson.

Register here. Registration is not mandatory but if you plan to attend, please consider registering so we can make sure there is sufficient seating for everyone. Any inquiries can be made to info@sanktignatios.org.

Date

September 22-23, 2017

Location

Day 1: Stockholm School of Theology, Åkeshovsvägen 29, Bromma

Day 2: Sankt Ignatios, Mälaregatan 4, Södertälje

Language

English

Programme - Day 1

Friday September 22'nd

Stockholm School of Theology, Åkeshovsvägen 29, Bromma

10:00 - 12:00

Installation Ceremony and Lecture
Professor Samuel Rubenson will be installed as professor of Eastern Christian Studies at THS and hold a lecture entitled "The Past is in Front of Us: On History, Time and Eternity".

Programme - Day 2

Saturday September 23'rd

Sankt Ignatios, Mälaregatan 4, Södertälje

During the day information about the new professor, the award winner, Sankt Ignatios, and the Stockholm School of Theology will be available. There will also be opportunities to speak with the teachers and rectors.

10:00 - 12:15

Reception and Lecture
Professor Samuel Rubenson will be received at Sankt Ignatios and hold a lecture entitled "Eastern Christian Studies Today and Tomorrow".

14:00 - 14:30

Promotions Ceremony
Graduating students of 2017 will be promoted by our bishops and our newly installed professor.

14:30 - 16:00

The Order of Sankt Ignatios Award Ceremony
His Grace Suriel will receive the Order of Sankt Ignatios and hold a lecture entitled "The Role of St Habib Girgis in the Renaissance of the Coptic Church".