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Latest News and Forthcoming Events
NEW! We're delighted to present to you our new and growing Video Library page! Click here for a selection of lectures delivered at IOCS events by distinguished speakers including Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, Revd Prof Andrew Louth, Dr Sebastian Brock and many others. Enjoy!
Formal Opening of Palamas House. The formal opening of the new premises of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies - 'Palamas House', 25-27 High Street Chesterton, Cambridge - took place on Saturday, 6 July 2013. The celebration started at St Andrew's church, Chesterton, at 11 a.m. with a Liturgy of Thanksgiving, followed by a procession with the icons along Church Street to Palamas House on High Street, Chesterton. Participants were then invited to a reception in the Board Room and Library of the Institute. Please click here to see more pictures from the event »
Appeal to to the Prime Minister and the Foreign Secretary on behalf of kidnapped Syrian Bishops. Please click here to see the letter which our Principal, Professor David Frost, sent to the Prime Minister and the Foreign Secretary, regarding the kidnapping of Metropolitan Paul Yazigi, the Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo, and Metropolitan Youhanna Ibrahim, the Syriac Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo. We urge all our friends to also write to the Prime Minister and the Foreign Secretary with similar pleas.
St Gregory Palamas Conference: Announcing Publication of the Proceedings. See details of the announcement here »
IOCS Community Days: Dr Sebastian Brock on St Ephraim the Syrian - Session 1 (heading) The Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies is pleased to offer a recording of Dr Sebastian Brock's first lecture on St Ephraim the Syrian as part of our 'Meeting the Fathers' Community Days. The talk was given in Cambridge, on 16 February 2013.
Please click here to listen to our Academic Director, Dr Marcus Plested's talk on 'Aquinas, between East and West'. The talk was given for the Oxford Orthodox Christian Student Society and the Oxford Graduate Christian Union, on Monday, 4 March 2013.
IOCS acquires new home! The Institute is delighted to announce the purchase of own premises at 25-27 High Street Chesterton, Cambridge, CB4 1ND. To learn more about this major development in the life of the Institute, please read the Principal's letter here.
IOCS Principal presents THE WAY Introductory Course to the Orthodox faith to Romanian Patriarchate Catechesis Congress in Bucharest and meets His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania. Congress undertakes to implement THE WAY throughout Romania. Read more »