The AugustinianumInstitute of Patristic Studies (Rome), in cooperation with the “Babeş-Bolyai” University of Cluj-Napoca: the Faculty of Greek-Catholic Theology, Faculty of Orthodox Theology, Faculty of History and Philosophy, Faculty of Letters, but also with the support of A.G.R.U. and A.S.T.R.U., invite those interested in Patristic Studies (general public and specialists of the field) to a series of lectures and debates which will be periodically organized at the Cluj university during the following two years.
This meeting (the third one) is occasioned by the conference on the following theme: „Paideia or on the education of the young” in the thinking of Saint John Chrysostom, held by professor Gian Franco Saba, Doctor of the AugustinianumInstitute of Patristic Studies (Rome), presently professor of Patrology of the Pontifical Faculty of Theology of Sardinia.
The Conference will be held Wednesday, the 24thof April 2013, 12.00 hrs. in the “Nicolae Ivan” Hall of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology, Avram Iancu Square, no. 18 of Cluj-Napoca.
Thursday, April 25, 2013, 12.00 hrs., a second conference will be held by professor Robert Dodaro, Dean of the AugustinianumInstitute of Patristic Studies of Rome on the theme „St. Augustine’s Political Thinking”, in the “Teofil Herineanu” Hall of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology, Avram Iancu Square, no. 18 of Cluj-Napoca.
The intention of organizing a series of lectures and debates initiated by the above mentioned conferences – which will each time occasion meetings with well known specialists in patristic studies – is to create in the city a space of reflection on patristic and philosophical themes, with an intercultural, multidisciplinary and multiconfessional character