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Agenda and Speakers

Day Zero

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Stalowa Wola, Ofiar Katynia 6a Street

Session (Speakers)

Language

10:00 am – 10:10 am

Introductory words – Piotr T. Nowakowski, PhD, Associate Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland). Chair, ICSA Education Committee

10:10 am – 11:10 am

The role of celebrities in recruitment to cults – Piotr T. Nowakowski, PhD, Associate Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland). Chair, ICSA Education Committee

11:15 am – 11:50 am

Realization of religious freedom of child in the context of cult activities – Marek Bielecki, PhD, Associate Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

11:55 am – 12:25 pm

Linguistic errors concerning the problem of cults – Agnieszka Lis, MA, High and Professional School Complex in Turobin (Poland)

12:25 pm – 1:10 pm

Lunch Break

1:10 pm – 2:40 pm

The tragedy of the Peoples Temple – Piotr T. Nowakowski, PhD, Associate Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland). Chair, ICSA Education Committee

2:45 pm – 2:20 pm

The key elements of the Catholic Church teaching on cults – Rev. Jerzy Dąbek, PhD, Assistant Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

2:25 pm – 3:05 pm

The conception of converting „heretics” by Duke of Kraków Leszek the White (1184–1227) – Artur Lis, PhD, Assistant Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

3:10 pm – 3:55 pm

Destructive cults in Poland at the beginning of the 21st century – Rev. Kazimierz Pierzchała, PhD, University of Entrepreneurship in Warsaw, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw (Poland)

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Organizational and legal conditions of the activities of cults in Poland– Dariusz Żak, PhD, Assistant Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

4:30 pm – 4:50 pm

Cult and family – Bogdan Więckiewicz, PhD, Assistant Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

4:50 pm – 5:10 pm

Peculiarities of youth upbringing in higher military educational establishments under conditions of hybrid war against Ukraine – Prof. Oleksandr Didenko, National Academy of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (Ukraine)

Ukr/Pol

5:10 pm – 5:30 pm

Cult newspeak – Leszek J. Buller, PhD, Faculty of History and Social Sciences, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw (Poland)

5:30 pm – 5:35 pm

Closing words – Artur Lis, PhD, Assistant Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

Day One

Friday, December 9, 2016

Stalowa Wola, Ofiar Katynia 8a Street

Session (Speakers)

Language

8:30 am – 6:30 pm

Registration/Bookstore

Eng/Pol

Vestibule

8:30 am – 7:00 pm

Phoenix Project

[Moderator: Diana Pletts]

Eng/Pol

Vestibule

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Welcome from the authorities and sponsors

Introduction – Carmen Almendros, PhD, Associate Professor at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain). Board of Directors, ICSA

[Translator: Piotr T. Nowakowski]

Eng/Pol

Solidarity Hall

10:00 am – 10:40 am

Cult family intervention work including new twenty-first century technological factors that impact family outcomes – David Clark, a thought reform consultant, FECRIS representative to the United Nations (USA)

[Translator: Liliya Morska]

Eng/Pol

Solidarity Hall

10:40 am – 11:20 am

Recovery from cult involvement – Arthur Buchman, M.A., psychologist, Copenhagen (Denmark)

[Translator: Tamara Hovorun

Eng/Pol

Solidarity Hall

11:20 am – 12:00 pm

Psychological abuse in group contexts – Carmen Almendros, PhD, Associate Professor at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain). Board of Directors, ICSA

[Translator: Tamara Hovorun]

Eng/Pol

Solidarity Hall

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

How to talk with youth about cults – Robert T. Ptaszek, PhD, Associate Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Department of the Interreligious Dialog and Alternative Religious Movements (Poland)

Solidarity Hall

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Discussion

Eng/Pol

Solidarity Hall

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Lunch Break

2:25 pm – 2:55 pm

The tour around the building of materials engineering

[Guide: Robert Stachyra]

3:00 pm – 3:40 pm

Cultic influence in a family setting – Cristina Caparesi, director and consultant of the Support Network Against Manipulation and Abuse in Groups project of SOS Abusi Psicologici (Italy)

[Translator: Liliya Morska]

Eng/Pol

Solidarity Hall

3:40 pm – 4:20 pm

Religion in Japan: legal aspect – Takashi Yamaguchi, Esq, practices law in Tokyo at the Link Law Office (Japan)

[Translator: Piotr T. Nowakowski]

Eng/Pol

Solidarity Hall

4:20 pm – 5:00 pm

Religion in Austria: legal aspect – Friedrich Griess, former president of the European umbrella organization FECRIS (Austria)

[Translator: Rev. Adam Warchoł]

Eng/Pol

Solidarity Hall

5:00 pm – 5:40 pm

Uskontojen Uhrien Tuki ry: methods we use in Finland to help victims and to raise cult awareness – Pia Puolakka, MA in psychology, Sami Nykter, BSc, Uskontojen Uhrien Tuki ry (Finland)

[Translator: Robert Stachyra

Eng/Pol

Solidarity Hall

5:40 pm – 6:00 pm

Discussion

Eng/Pol

Solidarity Hall

6:00 pm – 6:05 pm

Closing words – Piotr T. Nowakowski, PhD, Associate Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland). Chair, ICSA Education Committee

Eng/Pol

Solidarity Hall

6:10 pm – 7:00 pm

Phoenix Project live presentation of ex-member literary readings

[Facilitator: Diana Pletts]

Solidarity Hall

Day Two

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Stalowa Wola, Kwiatkowskiego 3a Street

Session (Speakers)

Language

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Registration/Bookstore

Eng/Pol

Vestibule

9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Phoenix Project

[Moderator: Diana Pletts]

Eng/Pol

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Over three decades of generational factors in international cult recovery work and how to understand the healing process – David Clark, a thought reform consultant, FECRIS representative to the United Nations (USA)

The metamorphosis of a cult – Friedrich Griess, former president of the European umbrella organization FECRIS (Austria)

Religion and spirituality in contemporary Europe – Robert T. Ptaszek, PhD, Associate Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Department of the Interreligious Dialog and Alternative Religious Movements (Poland)

The syndrome of mental dependence based on the experiences of the Movement for the Defense of Family and Individuals – Anna Łobaczewska, MA, Movement for the Defense of Family and Individuals (Poland)

Predictors of threats from psycho-manipulative groups: preventive aspect – Prof. Tamara Hovorun, Hryhoriy Skovoroda State Pedagogical University of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky (Ukraine)

Mediation techniques in developing and restoring manipulated persons’ sense of authorship – Anna Kowalska-Różyło, PhD, Assistant Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

Quasi-terroristic dimension of the Himavanti Confraternity Order – Magdalena Pomper, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

Political dimension of the Himavanti Confraternity Order – Aleksandra Romanowska, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

10:30 am – 11:00 am

Break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Informing students about cults on campuses: a Japanese experience – Takashi Yamaguchi, Esq, practices law in Tokyo at the Link Law Office (Japan)

Undue influence of politicians over society – Prof. Liliya Morska, Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University (Ukraine)

Breaking the silence: about the Phoenix Project exhibit of ex-member art and literary work – Diana Pletts, MA, coordinator of the Phoenix Project (USA)

Cultic abuse in American “tough love” programs: a lawyer’s experience – Philip Elberg, Esq., former President of ICSA and a practicing trial lawyer in New Jersey (USA)

National security in the perspective of cults – Robert Paruzel, PhD, The Collegium Bobolanum at the Pontifical Faculty of Theology in Warsaw (Poland)

New trends concerning cults in Ukraine – Prof. Yuriy Pachkovskyy, The Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Ukraine)

The leader of Catholic community as a person generating fundamentalistic behaviors: theological contexts – Paweł Adamik OP, Dominican Centre of Information on New Religious Movements and Cults in Wrocław (Poland)

Assistance and prevention against psychomanipulation – Agnieszka Lisiecka-Bednarczyk, PhD, College of Management Education in WrocławPontifical Faculty of Theology in Wrocław, The Association of Psychoeducation and Therapy “Evolutio” (Poland)

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Lunch Break

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Life cycle of cult involvement – Arthur Buchman, M.A., psychologist, Copenhagen (Denmark)

Laestadianism: Introduction to the Nordic revival and the problems within – Pia Puolakka, MA in psychology, Sami Nykter, BSc, Uskontojen Uhrien Tuki ry (Finland)

Openness and tolerance in Polish context – Monika Wojtkowiak, PhD, Assistant Professor at Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce (Poland)

Infiltration of cults into educational reality: selected aspects – Krystian Wojtkowiak, Youth Educational Centre in Kielce (Poland)

Economic stress as a cause of searching „new ways” in one’s life – Prof. Barbara Lubas, PhD, Warsaw College of Management (Poland)

The psychological perspective of vulnerability to social influence – Beata Bączkiewicz, MA, Monika Baran, MA, The University of Security in Poznań / Department of Social Studies in Gdańsk (Poland)

Cults and popculture – Anna Zbrożyna-Tutak, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

The case of Unification Church – Marta Pietrycha, MA, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Faculty of Social Sciences (Poland)

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Break

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Learning from former members’ experiences of receiving professional help: how therapy narratives can inform practice – Catherine de Boer, PhD, Associate Professor at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada)

Support of professionals on cult environment as a multidisciplinary group – Cristina Caparesi, director and consultant of the Support Network Against Manipulation and Abuse in Groups project of SOS Abusi Psicologici (Italy)

The image of cults and new religious movements on the Internet based on the example of the selected web portals – Ewa Krzyżak-Szymańska, PhD, The University of Silesia in Katowice; Andrzej Szymański, PhD, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Science in Katowice (Poland)

Social perspective of cultural alterity – Martyna Bilska, BA, Krzysztof Kwaśniewski, BA, Students Research Circle “Profil” at Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce (Poland)

The case of David Berg’s Children of God / Family of Love – Anna Skalna, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

The case of Charles Manson – Aneta Iwańczyk, BA, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

Controversies over educational kinesiology – Angelika Sadowa, MA, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Faculty of Social Sciences (Poland)

Healthcare issues related to cults – Piotr T. Nowakowski, PhD, Associate Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland). Chair, ICSA Education Committee

7:30 pm – 12:00 pm

Tweetup with karaoke

Pub Joker

Day Three

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Sandomierz, Mariacka 9 Street

Session (Speakers)

Language

9:00 am

Bus to Sandomierz

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Registration/Bookstore

Eng/Pol

Vestibule

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Phoenix Project

[Moderator: Diana Pletts]

Eng/Pol

Vestibule

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Family emotional climate and its importance for family intervention programs – Juan F. Godoy, Ph.D., University of Granada, Campus Universitario de Cartuja (Spain)

Applying addiction theories to explain the process of involvement into cults – Katarzyna Tempczyk, PhD, graduate of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Managing Editor of “Open Theology”, independent researcher of new religious movements; Miłosz Szwajewski, MA, addiction therapist, The Addictions Recovery & Dual Diagnosis Center in Otwock (Poland)

Papal Hall

Cults and religious groups of destructive pattern in modern Ukraine – Olena Bortnikova, PhD, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine)

Destructive potential of some religions groups: methods of influence – Yevheniia Netetska, PhD, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine)

Social assistance in the aspect of preventing involvement in cults – Joanna Główka-Luty, MA, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Faculty of Social Sciences (Poland)

Pedagogical possibilities of preventing involvement in cults – Janusz Luty, MA, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration (Poland)

Some cultic features of Vissarion’s Church in post-soviet areas – Ludmiła Melnyk, PhD, Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University (Ukraine)

Religion and society in the context of the present-day reality of globalization: selected problems – Symon Mykhailo, Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky State Pedagogical University (Ukraine)

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch Break

1:25 pm – 1:55 pm

The tour around the 14th-century Cathedral Basilica of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

[Guide: Rev. Bartłomiej Krzos]

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

New approach to the origins of sacrificial offerings in religious traditions of humankind – Sergiy Titov, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine)

The concepts of freedom, tolerance and respect in practicing religion – Anna Kowalska-Różyło, PhD, Assistant Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

Papal Hall

Children as victims of quasi-religious pseudotherapeutic practices: Polish aspect – Jadwiga Daszykowska, PhD, Associate Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

The case of Jim Jones’ People’s Temple cult – Klaudia Nalepa, MA, graduate of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

Protestantism as a source of valuable patterns of modern European culture – Iryna Starovoit, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine)

Tantrism: the practice of dissociation of non-cult and family ties – Andrianna Roma, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine)

Manipulation of the Bible on the example of of Lexikon der Irrtumer des Neuen Testaments by Walter-Jörg Langbein (nchen 2004 – Warszawa 2006) – Rev. Roman B. Sieroń, PhD, Associate Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

Break of the soul or trauma of life: trivialization of problem of cults in modern culture – Paweł Surowiec, Higher Seminary for the Diocese of Sandomierz (Poland)

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Break

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Religion or cult? The philosophy of religion approach – Rev. Bartłomiej Krzos, PhD, Assistant Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – The Faculty of Theology (Poland)

Polish cult Niebo and their leader Bogdan Kacmajor – Mirosław Rewera, PhD, Assistant Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland); Piotr T. Nowakowski, PhD, Associate Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland). Chair, ICSA Education Committee

Papal Hall

Psychological functions of mythological ideas – Diana Chuvashova, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine)

Apocalyptic reflection in global challenges context – Mariia Bardyn, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine)

Mormons: American religious invention – Antoni Leśniak, MA, The University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland)

Profilaktyka szkolna zagrożeń płynących z przynależności do sekt – Renata Matusiak, MA, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Faculty of Social Sciences (Poland)

Protecting young people against cults: pedagogical aspect – Rev. Jerzy Dąbek, PhD, Assistant Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland)

The problem of adherence to Satanic cults – Tomasz Kowal, MA, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Faculty of Social Sciences (Poland)

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Closing words – Rev. Roman B. Sieroń, PhD, Associate Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – Off-Campus Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola (Poland); Rev. Bartłomiej Krzos, PhD, Assistant Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin – The Faculty of Theology (Poland)

Pol/Eng

Papal Hall

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Sightseeing with social

7:30 pm

Return bus to Stalowa Wola

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