Pathways to a Human Future: The Twelve Senses

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An International Conference hosted by Threefold Educational Foundation

To address the trauma and unrest of our time, we must be in authentic relationship to those around us. The care and development of the senses is crucial for the capacity to experience real compassion and to live in service to the world.

This landmark international conference is for teachers, health care providers, artists, and anyone concerned with the foremost social issues of our day: inclusion, diversity, and social justice.

In celebration of Karl König’s contributions in education, medicine, and social life, and on the sixtieth anniversary of his landmark lectures on the twelve senses at the Threefold community, participants in this conference will:

● Explore the concept of twelve senses and the fundamental contributions it can make to the fields of education, medicine, and therapies, and in social life.

● Create a learning laboratory environment to deepen our understanding of the senses. How can working with the twelve senses support the work of caregivers and educators from all backgrounds and disciplines?

● Explore how healthy sense development can spark meaningful, effective social initiative and activism.

Scheduled presenters: Annette BammerBecky Rutherford, Camphill Academy • David Schwartz, Camphill Academy • Dror Schneider, HANDLE • Elizabeth Frishkoff, HANDLE • Hannah Schwartz, Heartbeet • Jaimen McMillan, Spacial Dynamics Institute • Jane Swain, Sophia’s Hearth • Joan Sleigh, The Goetheanum • Lakshmi Prasana, IRA Chennai, India • Laurie Clark, Denver Waldorf School • Michael Kokinos, Blue Sky Therapies • Nancy Blanning, WECAN • Nic Lacetti, Kairos Center, Poor People’s Campaign • Richard Steel, Karl König Archive • Sharifa Oppenheimer, Lifeways • Stephen Johnson, PAAM • and more to be announced.

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This international conference is hosted by Threefold Educational Foundation and co-sponsored by Sunbridge Institute, Eurythmy Spring Valley, Green Meadow Waldorf School, and the Otto Specht School, with the support of Rudolf Steiner Charitable Trust.


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