International Conference on St. Maximus the Confessor
The Architecture of the Cosmos
Helsinki, September 2nd - 4th 2013
Monday, September 2nd
Moderator: Pauli Annala
9.30 Words of Welcome
His Eminence Metropolitan Ambrosius, Bishop of Helsinki
Pauli Annala (Univ. of Helsinki)
9.45−10.30 Antoine Levy (Univ. of Joensuu and Helsinki)
"γωνία - Looking Into the Corners of St. Maximus' Cosmic Architecture"
10.45−11.30 Vladimir Cvetković (Univ. of Aarhus)
"The Mystery of Christ as Revived Logos Theology"
11.30−12.15 Christophe Erismann (Univ. of Lausanne)
"Maximus on the ontological structure of reality" [Delivered in absentia]
14.00−14.45 István Perczel (Central European Univ. Budapest)
"Saint Maximus on the Lord’s Prayer: An Inquiry into his relationship to the Origenist tradition"
14.45−15.30 Grigory Benevich (Russian Christian Academy for the Humanities, St. Petersburg)
”Maximus Confessor’s teaching on God's Providence” [Delivered in absentia]
Tuesday, September 3rd
Moderator: Istvàn Perczel
9.30−10.15 Pauli Annala (Univ. of Helsinki)
"The Exterior and the Interior Space in the Mystagogia of St. Maximus the Confessor"
10.15−11.00 Torstein T. Tollefsen (Univ. of Oslo)
"The Concept of the Universal in the Philosophy of St Maximus"
11.15−12.00 Nikolaos Loudovikos ( Ecclesiastical Academy of Thessaloniki)
"Inner and Outer Worlds: Maximus the Confessor’s Eucharistic Gnosiology" [Delivered inabsentia]
14.00−14.45 Pascal Mueller-Jourdan: (Catholic University of the West, Angers, France)
”The metaphysical position of the divine as ‘desirable’ in Proclus’ Platonic theology and Maximus Confessor’s thought” [Delivered in absentia].
14.45−15.30 Alexei Nesteruk (Univ. of Portsmouth)
"World Cosmos and Church Cosmos: St. Maximus the Confessor and Modern Cosmology"
For information about the speakers,
please go to our Speakers page.
Wednesday, September 4th
Moderator: Torstein T. Tollefsen
9.30 - 10.15 Simo Knuuttila (Univ. of Helsinki)
"Apatheia in Maximus the Confessor"
10.15 - 11.00 Ana Palanciuc (Univ. of Paris VII - Diderot)
"Change, Motion and Place in Maximus Confessor's Ambigua"
11.15 - 12.00 Peter Van Deun (Leuven Univ.)
"Exploring some unedited or neglected texts attributed to Maximus the Confessor"
14.00 - 14.45 Christian Boudignon (Aix-Marseille Univ.)
"Pseudo Macarius as explicit but unnoticed source of the cosmic liturgy of Maximus Confessor"
14.45 - 15.30 Valery V. Petroff (Russian Academy of Sciences)
"Ὑπάρχω and ὑφίστημι in Maximus the Confessor’s Ambigua"
15.30 - 16.30 Discussion
16.30 Final words - Antoine Lévy