Society for the Law of the Eastern Churches


Since its Foundation-Conference in Vienna (1971) the Society has organised biannual conferences at different places. The conferences have a general topic. Most times the acts have been published in the Yearbook of the Society, KANON.

  • 1971 Foundation-Conference in Vienna The Ancient Sources of the Oriental Canon Law in Present Time
  • 1973 Orthodox Academy Crete The Synods According to the Sources and in their Application Today
  • 1975 Ravenna The Position of the Laity in the Law of the Oriental Churches
  • 1978 Regensburg The Church and the Churches: Autonomy and Autocephaly
  • 1981 Thessaloniki Mixed Marriages and Oikonomia
  • 1983 Freiburg im Breisgau (together with the Department for Canon Law and the History of Canonlaw at the Theological Faculty of the University of Freiburg) The Bishop and his Eparchy
  • 1985 Geneva (together with the Orthodox Centre of the Ecumenical Patriarchate) Interecclesial Relations and Canon Law
  • 1987 Santiago de Compostela The Protos and his Jurisdiction
  • 1989 Holy Metropolis of Philippi, Neapolis and Thassos, Kavala Church and State in Christian East
  • 1991 Bari (together with the Consociatio Studio Iuris Canonici Promovendo and the Communit√† delle Universit√† Mediterranee) The Meeting of Eastern and Western Canons
  • 1993 St. Gabriel/Vienna (together with the Institute for Canon Law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Vienna) Multiconfessional Europe The Living Together of East and West
  • 1995 Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology/Brookline, MA Christian Priesthood East and West: Towards a Convergence?
  • 1997 Würzburg Affiliation to the/to one Church
  • 1999 Athens (together with the Faculty of Law, Economics and Political Science of the University of Athens in collaboration with the General Secretary of Equality) Women in Canon Law of the Eastern Churches
  • 2001 Budapest (together with the Consociatio Studio Iuris Canonici Promovendo and the Catholic University Budapest) Territoriality and Personality in Ecclesiastical Law and Canon Law
  • 2003 Armenia (together with the Armenian Apostolic Church) DThe Caucasian Churches and their Law
  • 2005 Urbino Church Constitution and Ecclesiology
  • 2007 Cluj-Napoca The Churches in Europe
  • 2009 Venice Forms of Autonomy in the Eastern Churches
  • 2011 Pendeli near Athens Diaspora

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