Moscow region, Sergiev Posad, Lavra, Academy

A new scientific journal “Theologian” created within the framework of the “Theologians of Russia” project was included in the Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI), a bibliographic database of scientific publications of Russian scientists and a citation index of scientific articles.
On March 13, 2024, as part of the Peterhof Theological Club activity, Bishop Kirill, Rector of the Moscow Theological Academy, headed a scientific and educational seminar “Theology in the Digital Era” at the St. Petersburg State University.
Work on designing a new scientific theological website, which takes place within the framework of the “Theologians of Russia” project, is coming to its end. The new Internet resource has much broader functionality than website, however, it will remain the same address - We are maintaining the domain name to emphasize continuity and preserve the amount of viewerws that has been developed over the years.
On December 18, 2023, the Candidate Dissertation Council No. 1 of the Moscow Theological Academy, which joins the departments of Biblical Studies, Theology and Philology (ancient languages) assessed two PhD thesis.
On October 12, 2023, the All-Russian Intercession Academic Scientific and Theological Conference took place at the Moscow Theological Academy.
On October 4, 2023, the MThA Department of Biblical Studies held a scientific seminar. The main speaker was Rozalia M. Rupova, Dr. of Philosophy, Associate Professor at the Department of Biblical Studies.
On September 28, 2023, at a regular meeting of the MThA Dissertation Council No. 2 Priest Artemy Kovalev successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis.
On August 24, 2023, during the meeting of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, a new group of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commitee was composed. The Bishop of Sergiev Posad and Dmitrov Kirill, Rector of the Moscow Theological Academy, and Hegumen Dionysiy (Shlyonov), Head of the Postgraduate school of the Academy, became members of the group.
The Department of Theory and History of Church Art of the Moscow Theological Academy has published a new 2023 issue of the academic journal «The Church Art and Archeology Bulletin».
On June 12, 2023, a meeting of the Joint Doctoral Dissertation Council of the Moscow Theological Academy, the St. Petersburg Theological Academy, the Minsk Theological Academy and the Sretenskaya Theological Academy took place at the Minsk Theological Academy.
On May 2, 2023, the annual national scientific students’ conference «Topical Issues of Modern Theological Science» took place at the Moscow Theological Academy.
On March 28, 2023, the Bishop of Zvenigorod Kirill, Rector of the rector of the Moscow Theological Academy, took part in first meeting of the new editorial board for the scientific and theological journal «Theological Works», which took place at the conference hall of the Moscow Patriarchy Publishing House.