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A Note of Thanks to the Australian Association for Byzantine Studies

We wish to thank the Australian Association for Byzantine Studies for sharing information on our upcoming Patristic Symposium via its website.

The Australian Association for Byzantine Studies is a non-profit organisation that aims to foster links between scholars, students and laypersons within Australia and New Zealand interested in Byzantium and related fields.

Conference Papers

Two faculty members of St Andrew's offered papers at the eleventh conference of the Australian Early Medieval Association, held at the University of Sydney on 11 & 12 February 2016.

Upcoming Conferences in Sydney

Two conferences will be soon held in Sydney, organised by our friends from the Australian Early Medieval Association and the University of Notre Dame. The first conference is Space and Time in the Early Medieval World (11-12 February 2016), followed by Mary at the Beginning of the Third Millennium (4-5 March 2016).

Professional Development Seminar for School Teachers and Staff (2016)

On Wednesday 27 January 2016, St Andrew’s hosted its third annual professional development day for the teachers and staff of the Greek Orthodox co-education private schools in Sydney: St Spyridon College (Kingsford), All Saints Grammar (Belmore) and St Euphemia College (Bankstown). In front of an audience of 200 people, the event was opened by the College’s Sub-Dean, His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias.

Report on Scholars' Meeting at the Phanar by Dr Philip Kariatlis

On 4 and 5 January 2016, Dr Philip Kariatlis (Academic Director, Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology) attended the Scholars’ Meeting held at the Venerable Centre of the Phanar by the Ecumenical Patriarchate. 

Click here to download his report on the event.

Call for Papers

The conveners, Professor James Harrison, Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache, Dr Adam Cooper and Dr Mario Baghos, have released the call for papers for the seventh St Andrew's Patristic Symposium, to be held within the premises of the College on 23-24 September 2016. The conference will focus on the personality and contributions of Saint John Chrysostom.

New YouTube Videos

Thirteen new snippet videos have been added to the St Andrew’s YouTube Channel. These videos feature the following faculty members and friends of the College discussing a range of interesting topics (incl.

Conference Presentation by Dr Philip Kariatlis

On Tuesday 1 December 2015, Dr Philip Kariatlis (Academic Director & Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology) presented a paper at the Sixth St Paul's College Symposium, hosted at the University of Sydney. Dr Kariatlis' paper was on the subject of 'The Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Environment'.

Public Lecture by Chris Baghos

On Monday 30 November 2015, Chris Baghos (IT & Registry Officer) gave the fourth and final presentation for the third Christianity and the Arts series held at the Greek Orthodox Parish of the Resurrection of Christ, Kogarah. The presentation was entitled 'STAR WARS, Episode III: A Cautionary Spiritual Tale.'

Newspaper Article on Inaugural Theology Symposium

The VEMA Newspaper has just published an article by Dr Philip Kariatlis (Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology) on the Inaugural Theology Symposium. To view/download this article, click here.

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