Pavlo Smytsnyuk is a second year doctoral student in Theology at University of Oxford. He is doing research in comparative theology, with a focus on the relationship between religion, culture and politics in modern Eastern Orthodoxy and Hinduism. Prior to his studies at the UK he served as lecturer and Vice-Dean at the Theology Faculty of the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, Ukraine. From 2000 to 2011 Pavlo studied Philosophy and Theology at various institutions in Italy, Greece and Russia.
BA in Philosophy and Theology - Gregorian University, Rome (2005)
MA in Theology – National Kapodistrian University of Athens (2010)
Modern Orthodox theology, ecclesiology, nationalism.