Piotr Skarga SJ and the Culture of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania

Piotr Skarga SJ and the Culture of the Grand Duchy of LithuaniaOn 11–12 of October 2012 the international conference, dedicated to the commemoration of the 400th anniversary of death of Piotr Skarga, the first rector of Vilnius University, will take place in Vilnius University (Universiteto g. 3, Aula Parva).

Piotr Skarga's broad and versatile activities inthe Grand Duchy of Lithuania and their influence on Lithuanian culture have not been sufficiently addressed. For this reason, in the conference there will be presented the papers that would cast light on the creative work, life, and activities of this great man and Catholic reformer, which are related to the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the Jesuit Province of Lithuania, Vilnius, and Vilnius University.

The papers will be read by scholars from Lithuania, Poland, Germany.

Conference program.

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