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Obituary for Corneliu Constantineanu (28 October 1967 – 17 March 2021)

by Anne-Marie Kool Family Family, friends, colleagues, co-workers, and students from Romania, Central and Eastern Europe and around the world deeply mourn the loss of Dr. Corneliu Constantineanu, as a father, pastor, theologian, and missiologist, who died in Timisoara, Romania, aged 53, on 17th March 2021, a few weeks after a serious COVID-19 infection. Born […]

Obituary for Ferenc Szűcs (29 September 1942 – 23 November 2020)

by Anne-Marie Kool Family Ferenc Szűcs, Reformed pastor, former president of the Protestant Institute for Mission Studies, Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology, former Rector of the Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary (KRE), who stood at the cradle of the Central and Eastern European Association for Mission Studies, passed away on 23th […]

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, […]