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In November in Jerusalem it is planned to lead the international scientific - public conference Jerusalem in Russian spiritual tradition.
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18 October 2005, 04:00
International conference on the theme of Jerusalem in Russian spiritual tradition is to be held in Jerusalem on November 1st and 2nd, 2005.

Russian Academy of Sciences. Scientific Council on the "Role of religion in history". The Pilgrimage Center in Moscow. Scholars from the Russian Academy of Sciences and educational institutions in Moscow and Saint Petersburg (such as the Moscow State University), as well as representatives of foreign academic establishments and Israeli scholars from Hebrew, Haifa, Bar Ilan Universities, Tel Hai Academic College, and Beit Berl Pedagogical Institute in Kfar Saba, are to participate in the conference.

The conference will reflect on the history of the Russian presence in the Holy Land; lectures will be given on various themes of Palestine studies, art history, Biblical archaeology and religion studies. Discussions may take place after each lecture.
The conference will be held on the 4th floor of the Hebrew University (Mount Scopus campus) in the Meersdorf Auditorium and will open on November 1st at 10:00 a.m.
The Russia in colors Society in Jerusalem is handling organizational questions of the conference on the Israeli side.
We wish to cordially invite you to take part in the conference as a guest of honor.
 
Telephones of the organizational committee of the conference
054-5336-297, 054-4823-459
 
Program of International Conference
Jerusalem in Russian spiritual tradition
Jerusalem, November 1st & 2nd, 2005.
 
November 1st .
Opening session. 10:00-11:00
  • Lisovoi N.N., Cand. of philosophical sciences, staff member of the Institute of RussianHistory of RAS, vice-president of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society. Greetings to the participants of the conference
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  • Metropolitan Timothy of Vostra. Representative of H.B. Theophilos III - Patriarchof Jerusalem. Jerusalem Patriarchate.
  • Greetings to the participants of the conference. 
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  • Archimandrite Elisei, Head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission (Jerusalem).
  • Greetings to the participants of the conference. 
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  • SchreinerP., President of the International Association of Byzantine Studies (Germany)
    Greetings to the participants of the conference. 
    11:00-12:30
1. Ben-AriehYehoshua, prof. of geography, pres. of the section of Israeli scholars at the conference.
Greetings to the participants of the conference on behalf of the Hebrew University. Jerusalem. 
 
2.Lisovoi N.N., Cand. of philosophical sciences, staff member of the Institute of RussianHistory of RAS, vice-president of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society.
The Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society in the XIX-XX-XXI centuries.
 
3. Butova R.B., Moscow 
The diary of the head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, archimandrite Antonin (Kapustin), as a historical source.
 
4. OzerovO.B., Vice-director of the Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia(Moscow)
Goals and objectives of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society in the Holy Land: history and today.
 
12:30-14:00
 
5. Beliaev L.A., Dr. of hist. sc. (Institute of archaeology of RAS).
The tradition of Russian archaeological studies in the Holy Land.
 
6. ShaiNechushtai, Dr. of hist. sc., (Jerusalem)
Russian activity in Palestine at the end of the Ottoman period: property and institutions. 
 
7. Bernard Sabilla. (Jerusalem). Middle Easts council of Churches..
Orthodox Christians on the Holy Land inXX century.
 
8. Smirnova I.Y. (Publishing department of the Holy Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius)
A.N. Muraviev and Russian-Jerusalem relations between the 1830s and 1840s.
 
break 14:00-15:00

Evening session
15:00-16:15
 
9. NabvaniNajib, prof., Rector of the Pedagogical Institute (Haifa, Israel).
Jerusalem as the centre of world religions.
 
10. Glushkova O.A., head of the Archive of foreign policy of the Russian Empire, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. 
The Russian Church of Mary Magdalene in Jerusalem according to material from the Archive of Foreign Policy of the Russian Empire (Historical-documentary department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs).
 
11. RubinRehav, prof. of geography, head of the department of geography of HebrewUniversity, Jerusalem.
Russian Pilgrims through western eyes in documentary and non-documentary sources. 
 
16:15-18:00
 
12. GorenHaim, prof., Academic College, Tel Hai.
Russia in the Holy Land in the eyes of German scholars in Palestine in the XIX century. 
 
13. Gnutova S.V., Cand. of art history, director of the department of applied arts of the Central Andrei Rublev Museum of old-Russian culture and art.
Jerusalem pilgrimage relics in Russia at the end of the XIX - beginning of the XX centuries. 
 
14. Chichurov I.S., Dr. of hist. sc., head of the department of ancient languages of the faculty of history of the Moscow State University.
Greek Proskynetaria and Russian journeys: typology and particularities of perception.
 
15. Loseva O.V., Cand. of hist. sc., (Ecclesiastical center Orthodox Encyclopedia).
The Typikon of the Holy Sepulchre and its reflection in old-Russian liturgical tradition.
 

 
November2nd
Morning session.
 
10:00-11:30
 
16. MansurLutfi, prof., Rector of the Beit Berl Pedagogical Institute (Kfar Saba, Israel).
Interaction of Christianity and Islam in the VII century. 
 
17. Natur Ahmed, Supreme Sharia Judge (Israel).
The Sharia court and its role in society. 
 
18. Nazarenko A.V., Dr. of historical sciences, president of the Committee on the Role of Religion in History of RAS.
International trading of Jewish merchants in the Middle East and Europe in the IX and X centuries.
 
19. Prokhorov G.M., Dr. of philological sciences, staff director of the Institute of Russian Literature of RAS Pushkin House (Saint Petersburg).
Igumen Daniil and his Journey in Russian spiritual tradition. (Towards the 900th anniversary of theJourney).
 
11:30-13:30
 
20. Rozhdestvenskaya M.V., Dr. of philog. sc., (University of Saint Petersburg).
Characteristics of the Holy Land in old-Russian biblical apocrypha.
 
21. MohammedOmar, prof., director of Center for the Dialogue of Cultures Beit Berl (Israel).
Cultural relations between Russia and Palestine at the end of the XIX - beginning of the XXcenturies. 
 
22. Farah Fuad. Chairman of the Arabian Orthodox council (Nazareth, Israel) 
Arabian Ortodox community in Israel: the past and present.
 
23. Rumanovskaya E.L., Dr. of philog. sc., Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
The journey to Jerusalem of monk Serapion (1830). 
break 13:30-14:30

Evening session
14:30-16:00
 
24. Prof. Ruth Kark, professor in Geography Department of Geography, Hebrew University:
Church and Land, Church and Community and Church and Empire: the Russian and Greek Orthodox Churches in Palestine.
 
25. FruminDmitri, department of geography of Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
The Russian naval fleet off the coast of Palestine until the War of Crimea. 
 
26. Levin Vladimir, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Center for Jewish Art.
Russian architecture in the Holy Land. 
 
16:00-18:00
 
27. Zhitenev S.Y., General Director of the Pilgrimage Center of the Moscow Patriarchate.
Russian pilgrims in Jerusalem and the Holy Land. 
 
 28. GultiaevRoman, department of geography of Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Orthodox Society Russia in colors, Jerusalem
The fate of the Sergiy Podvorie in Jerusalem. 
 
39. Platonov Pavel, Secretary of the Educational Orthodox Society Russia in colors, Jerusalem.
Activities of the Educational Orthodox Society Russia in colors in Jerusalem. 
 

Closing ceremony
 
 

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