Enjoy a real coffee with Sister Vassa in Oxford!

You may be familiar with the YouTube sensation “Coffee with Sister Vassa” but now is your opportunity to have a real cup of coffee with her. You will also learn from two of the most eminent Orthodox Theologians in the UK, Metropolitan Kallistos Ware and Father Andrew Louth of Durham University. This time on a weightier theme.

The Women’s Ministries Initiative is hosting its second study day, looking at themes of Personhood, the Individual, Solitude and Loneliness. 

Full details can be found on the Women’s Ministries page

Women’s Ministries Initiative: Networking, Educating, Communicating

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Women’s Ministries Initiative

Study Day Series on Anthropology and Theology

The Person and the Individual:

Solitude and Loneliness’

17 October 2015 in Oxford, at Lady Margaret Hall

Speakers: Metropolitan Kallistos Ware (Oxford),

 Sister Vassa Larin (Vienna) and Rev’d Prof Andrew Louth (Durham)


From 10am – arrivals, registration, tea-coffee*  at Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall

10:30 – Welcome and Presentation on the Women’s Ministries Initiative

11:00 – Metropolitan Kallistos Ware – Introduction to the theme

11:30 – Sr Vassa Larin: ‘Solitude vs. Loneliness in the Age of the Internet’ followed by discussion

13:00 – Lunch*

14:00 – Prof Andrew Louth: ‘Philosophical Approaches to Personhood: East and West’ followed by discussion

16:00 – Departure

*n.b. Bookings for food and drink  including tea and coffee have now closed for late registrants (after 1st September). You are welcome to bring your own food and drink to this event.

For registration and membership enquiries please contact Dr Elena Narinskaya.

Please register in advance (Elenarinskaya @yahoo.co.uk). Membership forms can be send via e-mail on request.


Registration Form