Conferences

Invited Talks

Platonism, Neoplatonism and Christianity: Paideia Institute, Living Greek in Greece, Selianitica, Greece, August 12, 2018. Invited by Richard Hutchins, Alex Petkas and Claire Catenaccio.

 Why ‘‘in the Neoplatonic Universe Receptivity is all’’? Pagan and Christian views on Epitēdeiotēs: Oslo Ancient Philosophy Workshop, Department of Philosophy, University of Oslo, June 1, 2018. Invited by Thomas Johansen.

Dionysius: A Christian Theurgist?: ‘Dionysius Areopagita Christianus: Approaches to the Reception and Reconstruction of the Christian ‘Tradition’ in the Areopagitic Writings’ Workshop of Byzantine Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Athens, February 18, 2017. Invited by Dimitrios Pallis, Emiliano Fiori and George Arambatzis.

The Liturgic-Ascetic Foundation of Dionysius the Areopagite’s Philosophy: Patristics Graduate Research Seminar, Department of Theology and Religion, Durham University, UK, November 26, 2015. Invited by Krastu Banev.

Fr. George Florovsky on the Existence of Evil: 2014 Inaugural lecture of the Florovsky Society at Princeton, Princeton University, June 19, 2014. Invited by the Board of the Society.

Dionysius the Areopagite and the Mystical Theology: Lecture within the Undergraduate Course Religion and Philosophy in the Roman Empire, Department of Classics, Princeton University, April 15, 2014. Invited by Christian Wildberg.

Plato’s Political Philosophy in the Timaeus and the Laws: Lecture at the 8th International Summer School for Young Researchers, St. Petersburg State University, August 26, 2012. Invited by Alexei V. Tsyb.

Coordination and Implementation Challenges in immigrants’, refugees’ and asylum seekers’ social integration projects: talk at the Project EL-0070 (EEA Grants FM 2004-2009)’s conclusive international meeting in Oslo International Organisation of Migration, February 3, 2011. Invited by IOM Oslo.

Conference Presentations

Dionysius the Areopagite: A Christian Theurgist?: 15th Annual ISNS Conference, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, June 14–17, 2017.

Does Aristotelian Eudaimonia entail perfect participation in the Good?: ‘The Philosophy of Aristotle’ World Congress in Philosophy (WCP 2016), School of Philosophy, University of Athens, July 10–15, 2016.

Aptitude and the Foundations of Participation in the Dionysian Corpus: 17th Oxford Patristics Conference, University of Oxford, August 10–14, 2015.

Love for the being from the beyond being: Saint Porphyrios from Kavsokalyvia on Divine Eros: International Seminar ‘The Concept of Love’, University of Agder Metochi Study Center, Kalloni – Mytilene, May 23–30, 2015.

Plotinus and Dionysius the Areopagite on the Participation in the Good: Research Training Conference ‘Thinking Through The Ages’, Department of Philosophy, University of Tromsø, December 8–10, 2014.

The Kenōsis of Logos and the participation of beings in the Logos: International Colloquium ‘Maximus the Confessor as a European Philosopher’, Freie Universitat Berlin, September 26–28, 2014.

The question of Evil: A moral problem or an ontological reality: 26th International Conference of Philosophy ‘Greek Philosophy and Moral and Political Issues of our Global Era’, Greek Philosophical Society, Athens, July 12–17, 2014.

Being in the Likeness of the Good God: Doctoral Student Conference ‘The Human Being: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives’, University of Oslo, November 6–7, 2013.

Goodness, Necessity, Freedom: Plato’s Theology in the Timaeus: 23rd World Congress ‘Philosophy as an Inquiry and Way of Life’, University of Athens, August 4–12, 2013.

Conference Attendances

‘Plato and the Ancient Platonic Tradition’: 6th Annual Oslo Ancient Philosophy Conference, Department of Philosophy, University of Oslo, Norway, November 9–10, 2018.

‘Kinds of Knowledge in Ancient Philosophy’: 5th Annual Oslo Ancient Philosophy Conference, Department of Philosophy, University of Oslo, Norway, November 3–4, 2017.

‘15th Annual Conference of the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies’, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, June 14–17, 2017.

‘Platonism and Christian Thought in Late Antiquity’, International Workshop in Oslo on the Philosophy of Late Antiquity, Department of Philosophy, University of Oslo, Norway, December 1–3, 2016.

‘Oslo Fourth Annual Ancient Philosophy Conference – 2016’ Department of Philosophy, University of Oslo, Norway, November 4–5, 2016.

‘Corpus Dionysiacum Areopagiticum: Ancient and Modern Readers’, International Workshop, University of Oxford and University of Athens, Pussey House and St. Cross College, Oxford, July 18–20, 2016.

‘Oslo Ancient Philosophy Conference 2015’, Annual Ancient Philosophy Conference of the Department of Philosophy, University of Oslo, October 30–31, 2015.

‘Thinking Through the Ages’ – History of Philosophy and History of Ideas 600 BC-1800 AD – Research Training, International Conference, Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen, Norway, October 15–16, 2015.

‘Plato’s Society – The Nordic Society for the History of Ideas in Antiquity’, Symposium in Oslo, University of Oslo, June 12–14, 2015.

‘Research Training Conference: Thinking Through The Ages’, Department of Philosophy, University of Tromsø, Norway, December 8-10, 2014.

‘Morality and the Good Life’, Workshop within the NOS-HS project: ‘On the Conceptual History of the Good’ organized by the Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, November 27–29, 2014.

‘Ancient Philosophy Conference’ in the Project: History of Philosophy and History of Ideas from 600 BC to 1800 AD, organized by the Department of Philosophy, University of Oslo, October 24–25, 2014.

‘International Colloquium: Maximus the Confessor as a European Philosopher’, Freie Universität Berlin, September 26–28, 2014.

‘26th International Conference of Philosophy: Greek Philosophy and Moral and Political Issues of our Global Era’, Greek Philosophical Society, Athens, July 12–17, 2014.

‘6thInternational Graduate Student Conference in Modern Greek Studies Works in Progress – New Approaches’, Princeton University, Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, Princeton NJ, USA, May 2, 2014.

‘International Seminar: The Orthodox and the Other’, Norwegian Center for Human Rights, University of Oslo, December 13–15, 2013.

‘Doctoral Student Conference: The Humanities and Theories of Knowledge’, Faculty of Humanities, University of Oslo, November 20–22, 2013.

‘Doctoral Student Conference: The Human Being: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives’, University of Oslo, November 6–7, 2013.

‘International Conference on St. Maximus the Confessor: The Architecture of Cosmos’ Studium Catholicum, University of Helsinki, September 2–4, 2013.

‘The XXIII World Congress of Philosophy: Philosophy as an Inquiry and Way of Life’, University of Athens, August 4–12, 2013.

‘International Workshop The History of Philosophy and History of Ideas 600 BC-1800 AD’, Department of Philosophy, University of Oslo, January 31–February 2, 2013.

‘Greece, International School of Culture and Civilization, EL-0070’ Project funded by the EEA Grants, presentation at the International Organization of Migration, IOM Oslo, February 3, 2011.