The conference is conducted by SEERI, St Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute from 10th September to 16th September 2023. Scholars and enthusiasts from around the globe gathered at Paurastya Vidyapitham/ St Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathoor, Kottayam for the seventh and eighth session of the World Syriac Conference to deepen their understanding of Syriac heritage on 11th September 2023.

The Topics of the Sessions were


Moderator- Philadelphia, USA

Dr Mani Attel– Vedatharkkam a marvellous Manuscript

Emy Merin Joy Is Vedatharkam the first Modem Prose in Malayalam? An investigation on the authorship of the Manuscript Mannanam Syriac 74.

Istvan Perczel -The literary activities of Francisco Roz, S. J. (1559-1624) in India


Moderator -Director of School of Sacred Ans Hols Spirit University Ichunon

Christine Chaillot on Church of the East present and future

Karl Pinggera on Havmanutha” in Ephrem the Syriac

Marianna Mazzola– Syria Bishops and power dynamics in the Omayyad and Abbasid Caliphate