The Society for the Law of the Eastern Churches 

Society for the Law of the Eastern Churches 
c/o Department for Legal Philosophy

Institut für Rechtsphilosophie

Schenkenstraße 8-104. Stock, Stiege 2

1010 Wien, Austria

societylawec@gmail.com

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PREVIOUS CONGRESSES

 

 

Since its foundation and first conference in Vienna, Austria, (1971) the Society has organized biennial conferences in a variety of places. The conferences have a general topic and the acts are published in the Yearbook of the Society, KANON.

  • 1971 Founding Conference: "The Ancient Sources of the Oriental Canon Law in Present Time" (Vienna, Austria)

  • 1973: "The Synods According to the Sources and in their Application Today" (Crete, Greece)

  • 1975: "The Position of the Laity in the Law of the Oriental Churches"

  • 1978: "The Church and the Churches: Autonomy and Autocephaly" (Regensburg, Germany)

  • 1981: "Mixed Marriages and Oikonomia" (Thessaloniki, Greece)

  • 1983: "The Bishop and his Eparchy" (Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany; together with the Department for Canon Law and the History of Canon Law at the Theological Faculty of the University of Freiburg)

  • 1985: "Interecclesial Relations and Canon Law" (Geneva, Switzerland; together with the Orthodox Centre of the Ecumenical Patriarchate)

  • 1987: "The Protos and his Jurisdiction" (Santiago de Compostela, Spain)

  • 1989: "Church and State in Christian East" (Kavala, Greece; together with the Holy Metropolis of Philippi, Neapolis and Thassos, Kavala)

  • 1991: "The Meeting of Eastern and Western Canons" (Bari, Italy; together with the Consociatio Studio Iuris Canonici Promovendo and the Communità  delle Università  Mediterranee)

  • 1993: "Multiconfessional Europe The Living Together of East and West" (St. Gabriel/Vienna, Austria; together with the Institute for Canon Law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Vienna)

  • 1995: "Christian Priesthood East and West: Towards a Convergence?" (Boston, USA; together with Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology)

  • 1997: "Affiliation to the/to one Church" (Würzburg, Germany)

  • 1999: "Women in Canon Law of the Eastern Churches" (Athens, Greece; together with the University of Athens Faculties of Law, Economics and Political Science in collaboration with the General Secretary of Equality)

  • 2001: "Territoriality and Personality in Ecclesiastical Law and Canon Law" (Budapest, Hungary; together with the Consociatio Studio Iuris Canonici Promovendo and the Catholic University Budapest)

  • 2003: "The Churches of the Caucasus and their Law" (Armenia; together with the Armenian Apostolic Church

  • 2005: "Church Constitution and Ecclesiology" (Urbino, Italy)

  • 2007: "The Churches in Europe" (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

  • 2009: "Forms of Autonomy in the Eastern Churches" (Venice, Italy)

  • 2011: "Diaspora" (Pendeli, Greece)

  • 2013: "Particular Law" (Bari, Italy)

  • 2015: "Oikonomia, Dispensatio, Aequitas in the Life of the Church" (Thessaloniki, Greece)

  • 2017: "Primacy and Synodality" (Debrecen, Hungary)

 

1971-2019