International Conference "Politics, Ethics, and Theology: the Challenges for Ukraine and Europe" (Paris)

International Institute for Ethics and Contemporary Issues, UCU
Pôle de Recherche du Collège des Bernardins (Société Liberté Paix)
Lviv Business School, UCU
International Conference
Politics, Ethics, and Theology
The Challenges for Ukraine and Europe

 

October 9, 2014
Collège des Bernardins, 20 rue de Poissy, 75005 Paris

PROGRAM

Thursday, October 9
09.00-10.30 Opening & Panel 1
The Maidan: In Defense of Dignity and Freedom
Language: French/English
Site: Collège des Bernardins
Participants: Antoine Arjakovskyj, Co-director SLP, Collège des Bernardins, (Chair)
Mgr. Borys Gudziak, Bishop of the Eparchy of Saint Volodymyr the Great in Paris for Ukrainian Greek Catholics in France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg and Switzerland; President of the Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, Ukraine
Jose Casanova, Professor, Department of Sociology and Senior Fellow, Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
Mykhailo Minakov, Professor, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine

10.30-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-13.30 Panel 2
What Are the Solutions for Crimea ?
Language: French and English
Site: Collège des Bernardins
Participants: Marie Mendras, FNCSR (Chair)
Iryna Dmytryshyn, Professor, National Institute of Languages and Eastern Civilizations, Paris
Philippe de Suremain, former French Ambassador to Ukraine (2002-2005)
Hans-Jьrgen Heimsoeth, former German Ambassador to Ukraine (2008-2012); Ambassador of Germany to the OECD
Oleh Kobzystyy, Charge d' Affaires of the Ukraine in France

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.30 Panel 3
La guerre russo-ukrainienne, les dйmocraties et les rйseaux de pouvoir. /Russian-Ukrainian War, Democracies and Networks of Power
Language: French
Site: Collège des Bernardins
Participants: Jean-Sylvestre Mongrenier, Research Fellow, Thomas More Institute (Chair)
Galia Ackerman, writer, historian, Director of the European Forum for Ukraine
Chantal Delsol, Professor, University of Marne-La-Vallye, France
Philippe Capelle Dumont, Professor, University of Strasbourg; President, Catholic Academy of France, Paris, France
Joanna Nowicki, Professor, University of Cergy-Pontoise, Paris, France

15.30-16.00 Coffee break

15.45–17.15 Panel 4
A European Future: Recovering the Power of Moral Vision
Language: English
Site: Collège des Bernardins
Participants: Volodymyr Turchynovskyy, Director, IIECI, (Chair)
Peter McCormick, Permanent Member, L’Institut international de philosophie, Paris, France Fellow of the Royal Society of Canadа
Czeslaw Porebski, Professor, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
Dr. Aloys Buch, Professor of Moral Theology, Dean, St. Lambert Interdiocesan, Major Seminary, Lantershofen, Germany
Edward J. Alam, Professor, Notre Dame University, Louaize, Lebanon
John Conbere, Professor, Co-Director, SEAM International Institute College of Education, Leadership and Counseling University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, USA
Dr. Alla Heorhiadi, Co-Director, SEAM International Institute College of Education, Leadership and Counseling University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, USA

17.15-17.30 Break

17.30-19.00 Roundtable
Political Decisions, Business Interests, and the Future of Global Organizations 
Participants: Julia Lev, responsible for Association of Ukrainians in France Frames (Chair)
Sophia Opatska, Dean, Lviv Business School, UCU, Lviv, Ukraine
Luc Derieppe, French entrepreneur in Ukraine,SOCIETE GAELYSEXPORT
Volodymyr Yermolenko, Philosopher and Essayist, University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

19.00 Closing

In association with:
The Association of Ukrainian Students in France
The Association of Ukrainians in France Frames
European Forum for Ukraine
The Thomas More Institute