International Academic Meetings
Investigations into the history of the Order of St. Lazarus
The International Meetings should serve as a forum to discuss and academically research controversial aspects related to the Order’s history. The participation of early career scholars and postgraduate research researchers is positively encouraged.
Individuals interested in participating with relevant presentations or in attending are requested to contact the organizing committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
The First International Conference of the International Academy was held in Malta in November 2015.
The Second International Conference of the International Academy was held in Palermo, Sicily in June 2017. The event coincided with the International Pilgrimage of the Order dedicated to King Saint Louis IX in Monreale, Sicily.
The Third International Conference of the International Academy was held in Malta in October 2019.
The Fourth International Academic Meeting - Reviewing the history of the Order of St. Lazarus - was scheduled to be held on the 7th April 2021 at Velehrad (Czech Republic) in conjunction with the International Pilgrimage of the Order. The Covid-19 pandemic caused the meeting to be placed in abayance - instead a series of pre-narrated online lectures were prepared and made available.
Another one-day Academic Meeting was held in Gotha, Germany in July 2023 on the occasion of the 800th anniversary commemoration of the establishment of the Order in Germany.
An International Meeting will be held in MALTA on the 6-9th February 2024
in conjunction to the
International Pauline Pilgrimage of the Order.