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Colloquium Program

May 7-8, 2015

Panel 1: Theological Foundations: Conceptual Architectures and Definitions of Humanitarianism

Thursday, May 7th, Morning

  • V. Rev. Dr. Nathanael Symeonides: Discussant, Director of the Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
  • His Grace Bishop Maxim: Panelist, Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America
  • Dr. Timothy S. Miller: Panelist, Professor of History at Salisbury University
  • Dr. Susan R. Holman: Panelist, Senior Writer for the Global Health Education and Learning Incubator at Harvard University

Panel 2: Historical and Contemporary Applications: Poverty, Social Justice, and Transformation

Thursday, May 7th, Afternoon

  • Dr. Dana L. Robert: Discussant, Director of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission, Boston    University
  • Dr. Alexandros K. Kyrou: Panelist, Director of Program in East European and Russian Studies, Salem State College
  • His Eminence Metropolitan Makarios Tillyrides of Kenya: Panelist, Metropolitan of Kenya, in eastern Africa, and member of the Church of Alexandria
  • Rev. Luke Veronis: Panelist, Director for the Missions Institute of Orthodox Christianity, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
  • Dr. Eleni Kasselouri-Hatzivassiliadi: Panelist, Professor of Religion at Hellenic Open University

Keynote:  The Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine, an Orthodox Perspective

Thursday, May 7th, Evening

  • Rev. Anthony Perkins: Parish Priest, Professor, and Member of the Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA

Panel 3A: Experiences from the Frontline of Crisis Response and Delivery (Global)

Friday, May 8th, Morning

  • Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou: Discussant, Visiting Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution, The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University
  • Rev. Sava Janjic: Panelist, Abbot at Visoki Dečani Serbian Orthodox Monastery
  • Hierodeacon Theodore Niklasson: Panelist, Director of Holy Archangels Orthodox Christian Retreat Center
  • Dr. Joyce Dubensky: Panelist, CEO of Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
  • Mr. Pascalis Papouras: Panelist, Special Assistant to the Executive Office & Government Relations at International Orthodox Christian Charities

Panel 3B: Experiences from the Frontline of Crisis Response and Delivery (Middle East)

Friday, May 8th, Afternoon

  • Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou: Discussant, Visiting Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution, The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University
  • Mr. Samer Laham: Panelist, Chief Executive Officer of Ecumenical Relations and Development for the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East
  • Mr. Theodore Pritsis: Panelist, Office of the Chief Secretariat, Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem
  • Mr. Michel Nseir: Panelist, Programme Executive for the World Council of Churches
  • Dr. Audeh B. Quawas: Panelist, WCC Central Committee member and Physician in triage on Syrian-Jordanian border

Sponsored by the Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical, and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America through a generous grant from Leadership 100.