The next IOCS Community Lecture Day will take place on Saturday 18 June 2016 and will be devoted to two important contemporary saints: Saint Macarius Glukharev and Saint Macarius Nevsky. The two lectures will be delivered by Karen Hetherington, one of our Directors and a top specialist on the topic.
Remote participants will again be able to attend these lectures live on their computers for a small fee. No additional software or programmes will need to be installed if you wish to attend the lectures online – participants will simply be sent a link, and by clicking on it they will be able to watch the lectures live, but also to contribute questions or comments during the Q&A session. If you are interested to participate on-line just drop us an email.
Karen Hetherington is long-standing supporter and collaborator of the Institute. She studied Russian at university and then conducted research in Moscow into Orthodox missions in the Russian Far East. Karen completed an MPhil through Leeds University in 1994, and continued her research on Russian missions over the whole of Siberia and the Volga area until 1997. During this time Karen taught a course on mission history and missiology at St Philaret’s Institute in Moscow. Karen is currently teaching English, Russian and Christian Studies online through the Classical Learning Resource Centre. She is also collaborating with Dr Alison Kolosova in the selection and translation of important texts on the encounter between the Russian Orthodox Church and the native peoples and cultures of pre-revolutionary Russia.
As before, the Community Lecture Day will take place at our premises – Palamas House, 25-27 High Street, Chesterton, Cambridge CB4 1NQ.
The programme of the day will be the following:
10.30-11.00: Welcome coffee
11-12.30: Session One
14.30-16.00: Session Two
Vespers from 16.30-17.30
This is the fifth (and last) of this year’s series of Community Lecture Days which addresses the theme of ‘Contemporary Fathers and Mothers of the Church: Guides for Today’s World’.