The Augustinianum Institute of Patristic Studies of 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.
The second meeting is occasioned by the conference on Origen of Alexandria, a „pioneer” of theology, held by professor Giuseppe Caruso, of the “Augustinianum” Institute of Patristic Studies (Rome).
The Conference will be held Tuesday, 24thof April 2012, 1800hrs., in the Ferdinand Hall of the Faculty of History and Philosophy, Str. Napoca, no. 11, Cluj-Napoca.
The same location will host Wednesday, the 25thof April 2012, 1100hrs., the second conference themed „Introduction to the Origenian treaty On Principles”, held by the same prof. Giuseppe Caruso.
All those passionate of patristic studies – having a theological, philosophical, historical background and also experts of the classical languages – students, graduates, professors or general public wishing to be initiated in this field are invited to participate in these events. 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 themes, with an intercultural, multidisciplinary and multiconfessional character.