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Call for Papers – CEEAMS Annual Conference 19-22 February 2019

Spirituality Matters! Insights in the  Spiritual Dimension of Mission Theologies and Grassroots Missionary Practice in Central and Eastern Europe The Central and Eastern European  Association for Mission Studies invites theologians, missiologists, reflective practitioners and other professionals to its annual conference titled:  Spirituality matters! Insights in the spiritual dimension of mission theologies  and grassroots missionary practice in Central and […]

ODC 2018: Five weeks of mission research for God`s Kingdom

Osijek Doctoral Colloquium 2018 was hosted from June 30 to August 4, and gathered 21 students from 12 countries gathered for 1 to 5 weeks to advance their PhD studies with academic support of 7 mentors and spiritual support of 6 house parents. This unique summer programme provides a good balance of academic instructions, hard […]

Digital Resource Center on Mission Studies in Central and Eastern Europe

Finding resources to study what is going on in Church and Mission in Central and Eastern Europe is quite a challenge! CEEAMSprints is a database that has been created as a response to this need, expressed repeatedly in various programs of CEEAMS, at the Osijek Doctoral Colloquium, and in the CEEAMS Annual conferences. Two years […]

Conversations in Theological Education, Church and Mission in Balkan Contexts: Trends, Challenges and Needs

One of the greatest challenges in global theological education is to keep the conversation going between Churches and theological schools how institutions for theological education and pastoral formation could better serve (Evangelical) churches to be relevant witnesses in their contexts. This is also a challenge for the Balkan contexts (Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia, Albania, […]

The Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha

On 8-13 March 2018 the 14th Conference on World Mission and Evangelism took place in Arusha, Tanzania. As traditionally, it was organized by the Commission for World Mission and Evangelism (CWME) of the World Council of Churches (WCC). The conference was attended by more than a thousand delegates, advisors, and other visitors from Protestant, Orthodox, […]

Round table “Women in Mission: Spirituality in Mission”

  Round table “Women in Mission: Spirituality in Mission” was held in Osijek, February 18-20, 2018. It brought together 12 women from different Christian and professional backgrounds to reflect on their involvement in mission in post-communist and secular setting. The Central and Eastern European Institute for Mission Studies hosted the 2008 quadrennial IAMS conference in […]

CEEAMS 2018 Conference: WORKING TO LIVE? LIVING TO WORK?

The Annual CEEAMS 2018 Conference WORKING TO LIVE? LIVING TO WORK? was held in Osijek, from February 20th to 23rd, hosted by the Central and Eastern European Association for Mission Studies (Budapest, Hungary) and the Osijek Institute for Mission Studies at the Evangelical Theological Seminary (Osijek, Croatia). The event gathered around forty theologian, educators, missiologists […]

Conversations on Theological Education, Church and Mission in the Balkan Contexts: Trends, Challenges and Needs.

One of the greatest challenges in global theological education is to keep the conversation going between Churches and theological schools how institutions for theological education and pastoral formation could better serve (Evangelical) churches to be relevant witnesses in their contexts. This is also a challenge for the Balkan contexts (Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia, Albania, […]

Doctoral Colloquium 2017

This year`s Osijek Doctoral Colloquium (ODC) was all about studying in the light of conversations on various aspects of mission in our lives. Gathered for five weeks, our students and mentors had time to study, share, motivate, discuss, elaborate, research and investigate the ways PhD studies are related to the mission of God in Europe […]

The Reformation: Humanity, Church, Society – St. Petersburg, Russia

On  20-21 April, the III International academic theological conference entitled  «The  Reformation:  Humanity, Church, Society» took place at St.   Petersburg Christian University (SPCU, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation). The  event  was  initiated  by  the Slavic Research and Research  Center  of  the Euro-Asian Accreditation Association (E-AAA) and   organized   as  part  of  a  larger  program  commemorating  the […]