From Biography to Flourishing: Social Therapeutic & Trauma-Informed Perspectives for Our Work

In May 2023 Dr. Beth Barol offered Part I of From Biography to Flourishing: Social Therapeutic & Trauma-Informed Perspectives for Our Work. This Continuing Education course led participants through the creation of biographical timelines. From the course description: Even in the context of meaningful relationships and rich community life, we all experience times of crisis … Read more

Continuing Education course on Inner Work in Inclusive Social Development

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Camphill Academy’s “Inner Work/Outer Work: Meditation and Mindfulness in Inclusive Social Development” Continuing Education course was offered in February and March 2023. This 5-week online course introduced participants to the basic techniques at the heart of many meditative or contemplative traditions, and placed them in the context of community building, curative education, social therapy, and … Read more

2022 Camphill Research Symposium lays the groundwork for community research

The 2022 Camphill Research Symposium took place on November 10-11 online and in-person at Camphill Soltane in Glenmoore, PA. The event also hosted the opening of THE FESTIVAL, a new exhibition from the Pietzner Art Collection. All sessions, both on and offline, were recorded. We are currently optimizing those videos and aim to share them … Read more

THE FESTIVAL: A new exhibition from the Pietzner Art Collection opens at Camphill Soltane

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A new exhibition of festival artwork from the Pietzner Art Collection has opened in the Kalmar Gallery at Camphill Soltane. The Pietzner Art Collection features The collection is composed of artwork from Carlo Pietzner, George Kalmar, and MC Richards. Selected pieces from the collection can be seen on the Camphill Research Network. In the past … Read more

New conversations on diversity & race in Steiner’s Spiritual Science

Camphill Academy will host two upcoming events with Cory Eichmann exploring diversity and race in Steiner’s work with a critical lens. On December 14, Cory will give an open lecture introducing the subject and contemporary research. Beginning on January 11, Cory will lead an 8-week Continuing Education course diving deep into the primary source materials. … Read more

Registration for the 2022 Camphill Research Symposium is now live!

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The 2022 Camphill Research Symposium will take place November 10-11 online and in-person at Camphill Soltane in Glenmoore PA. To read more about our in-person and online sessions, visit the Symposium’s page on the Camphill Research Network. The Camphill Research Symposium is dedicated to encouraging dialogue between academics and the Camphill movement, so we have … Read more

Camphill featured on communal history podcast

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The Camphill Movement was the subject of an interview between Dan McKanan and Christian Goodwillie from Communes USA. Communes USA is a podcast exploring intentional communities and communitarian movements throughout US history. Dan McKanan is the Ralph Waldo Emerson Unitarian Universalist Senior Lecturer at Harvard Divinity School and author of Camphill and the Future: Spirituality … Read more

Camphill at the International Communal Studies Association Triennial Conference

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The triennial conference of the International Communal Studies Association was held July 14-16, 2022, at the beautiful Audonicon Conference Center in Skanderborg, Denmark. This year’s theme, “Co-Creating Community: Evolving Models of Intentional Community,” spoke to Camphill and other intentional communities in transition. The hybrid conference reflected the lessons we have all been learning as we adjust to … Read more

Recordings from the 2021 Camphill Research Symposium available now

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Recordings from the 2021 Camphill Research Network are now available on the Camphill Research Network website. The 2021 Camphill Research Symposium continued the virtual format for a second year, enabling presenters and participants from around the world to join. The six consecutive sessions included a wide range of research modalities and themes: exploring how international … Read more

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