01.08.2023 Sofia Chernikova Talks about Studying in Montenegro

From July 9–30, 2023, Sofia Chernikova, a student of Serbian Philology at STOU’s Faculty of History and Philology, attended a Serbian Language School in Montenegro for practice in language and country studies. Here is Ms. Chernikova’s report of her trip:

15.07.2023 Metropolitan Andre (Gvazava) of Gori and Ateni defended his dissertation at STOU

On July 14, 2023, His Eminence Metropolitan Andre (Gvazava) of Gori and Ateni defended his candidate of sciences thesis in theology at STOU’s Dissertation Council.

26.06.2023 Restoration Workshop Set Up at Holy Cross Monastery in Jerusalem

In November 2022, at a meeting between Patriarch Theophilos of the Holy City of Jerusalem and Elena Milsky, head of the St Mikhail Foundation, the Patriarch expressed a wish to employ Russian restorers to work on icons from the Patriarchate’s collection.

26.06.2023 STOU Professor Irina L. Bagration-Mukhraneli Passed Away

On June 25, 2023, after a difficult struggle with a grave illness, Prof. Irina Leonidovna Bagration-Mukhraneli, a literary scholar, expert in 18th-21st Russian literature and Russian-Caucasian literary and cultural relations, and the descendant of a famous princely line, died at the age of 77.

12.06.2023 20 Graduates from Three Countries in Theology Continuing Education Programme

On May 22 and 23, 2023, the Institute of Distance Learning of STOU hosted the final certification for the students of continuing education program in Theology.

29.05.2023 The Human Soul Cannot Imagine Itself without Poetry and Music

On May 28, 2023, there was an evening of music and poetry at which the results of the STOU Translation Contest, organized by the International Projects Department as part of the activities of the International Friendship Club, were summed up. Submissions had been accepted from March 7–April 30, 2023.

27.05.2023 Russian-Serbian Inter-University Meeting at STOU

On May 26, 2023, Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox University of the Humanities hosted a meeting on “Pedagogical Heritage of Serbian Saints in the Spiritual and Cultural Context of the 20th Century”.

26.05.2023 Screening of Film about Romanian Priest in the Conciliar Chamber of STOU’s Main Building with Metropolitan Nikoloz of Akhalkalaki, Kumurdo and Kars

On May 25, 2023, on the Feast of Ascension, in the Conciliar Chamber of the historic Moscow Diocesan House, STOU’s main building, Metropolitan Nikoloz of Akhalkalaki, Kumurdo and Kars presented a documentary film “The Seven Words of Father Georghe Calciu”, dedicated to the life of the eponymous Romanian priest, an Orthodox ascetic, confessor of the faith, and an outstanding preacher of the truth of Christ. The film has Russian subtitles prepared by K. A. Chernorizov, a graduate of the Faculty of Continuing Education, at the initiative of Metropolitan Nikoloz.

24.05.2023 STOU Professors Attend Philosophy Conference in Kyrgyzstan

On May 22–23, 2023, an international conference on Philosophy of Religion in the East and in the West was held in Kyrgyzstan, organized by Pontifical University of John Paul II (Cracow) and the Public Cultural and Charitable Foundation Svet liubvi (Kyrgyzstan). The conference was attended by scholars from Poland, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Germany, and various Russian universities and research institutes.

18.05.2023 Swiss Embassy Hosts Book Presentation of Frank–Binswanger Correspondence

On May 17, 2023, there was a presentation of a volume of correspondence between Semyon Frank and Ludwig Binswanger, prepared for publication by members of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies of STOU, at the residence of the Swiss Ambassador in Moscow.

17.05.2023 STOU Student Wins Prize at Young Scholars Conference

On May 16, 2023, Sofiia Tkachenko, a third-year student in Modern Languages, took part in the Linguistics section of a conference on “Young Scholars and Research: Developmental Trends in an Uncertain Environment,” organized by St. Petersburg State Economic University (SPbSEU).

15.05.2023 4th International Cooking Competition at STOUH

On May 14, the 4th International Cooking Competition took place at STOUH. Once again, the event brought the participants and guests a lot of joy and some surprising gastronomic discoveries!

12.04.2023 Poetry Translation Contest Announced by STOUH International Friendship Club

STOUH’s International Friendship Club has announced its first-ever contest for the translation of foreign-language poetry into Russian. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the university are invited to participate.

11.04.2023 Start of International Online Tandem between STOUH and the Catholic University of Milan

Since mid-March, students of Italian at STOUH’s Faculty of Philosophy and students of the Department of Slavic Studies at the Catholic University in Milan have begun a joint tandem.

24.03.2023 Philology students met with church history researcher Mikhail Sarni

On March 23, 2023, there was a meeting of students and teachers of the Department of Romance and Germanic Philology, with Mikhail Sarni, a researcher of Church history and long-time parishioner of the Holy Dormition Cathedral in London. The meeting was organized by the head of the Department, Lev Pisarev.

01.03.2023 Second meeting of PSTGU Spanish Club

On February 18, 2023, the second meeting of the Spanish Club was held, organized by Varvara N. Terentieva, PSTGU alumna and current lecturer, and the International Projects Department.

23.02.2023 History major students celebrated Maslenitsa

On February 22, 2023, students of the History major of the Faculty of History and Philology of the PSTGU traditionally celebrated Maslenitsa.

20.02.2023 The Day of Germanic Philology was held at the PSTGU

On February, 19, 2023, students and teachers of the Faculty of History and Philology held a Day of Germanic Philology. The tradition of the annual celebration at the Department of Romance and Germanic Philology was interrupted by the pandemic, but restored by the efforts of all four courses under the leadership of the head of the Department Lev V. Pisarev.

15.02.2023 Our Students’ Reflections About Work Placement in Italian School in Moscow

“When we arrived there, we only heard Italian being spoken. The languages was everywhere.”

14.02.2023 STOUH Hosts Meeting with Teacher from Italy

On February 13, 2023, students and teachers from the Department of Pedagogy of the Faculty of History and Philology met with Stefano Nembrini, the director of the Italian private school VEST from Clusone (Bergamo Province).