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    The Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the “Babeş-Bolyai” University from Cluj-Napoca invites you to the International Symposium


Icon, Christian Witness, Totalitarianism


   The symposium is one of the main scientific events of our Faculty for the year 2017, and a part of the series of events organized on the occasion of the enouncement of the year 2017 by the Holy Synod of our Church as The Year of the Holy Icons, of the iconographers and of the Church painters and the Commemorative year of Justinian the Patriarch and of the defenders of the Orthodox Church during the Communist regime

The symposium will take place between November 5-7, 2017 at the Faculty of Orthodox Theology, Bishop Nicolae Ivan Street.  We would be honored if you could participate in this event. Each presenter will be assigned 20 minutes, followed by discussions. 


The Event Calendar:

  • 1 October 2017 – the deadline for the submission of the title and the abstract of the presentation in English (150-300 words), as well as a short CV (no more than 10 lines) on the web page of the conference:
  • 15 October 2017 – the deadline for the submission of the electronic version of the first draft of the paper. The texts are necessary to prepare the translation and the interpretation of the presentations. The editing standards accepted by the journal „Studii Teologice”: 
    (The final text will not exceed 12 pages, 6000 words respectively) 
  • 5 November 2017 – the arrival of the guests
  • 6-7 November – the Symposium

Contact person:

Vice-Dean: Fr. Assoc. Prof. Cristian Sonea PhD. 

Tel.: 004 0745625291 e-mail: