Shaping society constructively: Goetheanum leadership addresses life and society in transition
Human societies are undergoing complex transformation processes: At present, the climate crisis, the search for appropriate forms of coexistence, the status of the individual and digitalisation are all drawing attention to issues of relationship.
First Online Annual General Meeting: The Goetheanum comes out relatively financialy unscathed in 2020
The General Anthroposophical Society, which runs the Goetheanum, ended 2020 with a deficit of around 476,000 Swiss francs. This was a result of the weeks-long closures due to official Corona regulations. Members endorsed the outcome at the first fully digital General Meeting.
“Rooted in the relationship“: Series of short films on ‘The Art of Healing’ gives insight into Anthroposophic Medicine
The film maker Benedikt Schulte presents Anthroposophic Medicine in a series of short films entitled ‘The Art of Healing’. The films provide an insight into the medical practice, inviting experts, researchers, students and patients to share their experiences and casting a light on the history of Anthroposophic Medicine.
Strength through trust during the pandemic: Video series provided by the Goetheanum‘s Pedagogical Section
Since the beginning of the pandemic, teachers, educators and parents have been faced with the challenges of keeping up their relationship with the children, facilitating learning and supporting development. A series of videos provides pedagogical advice.
Food quality is a question of attitude: Jasmin Peschke illustrates the relationship of food and health
Eating good quality food improves health while malnutrition can lead to illnesses such as obesity or type 2 diabetes. For nutritionist Jasmin Peschke food quality is connected with people‘s attitude towards soil, plants and animals.
Responsibility for conservation and settlement quality: Goetheanum takes legal steps to protect pastureland
In view of reassurance received in the past, the Goetheanum had remained neutral regarding a building project (‘La Colline’) in Arlesheim, Baselland, Switzerland. Now that an adjoining conservation area is under threat, it has taken legal steps.
Position of Anthroposophic Medicine on vaccination against Sars-CoV-2: “Strengthen health comprehensively”
Goetheanum, Dornach, Switzerland, 5 February 2021 “Strengthen health comprehensively” Position of Anthroposophic Medicine on vaccination against Sars-CoV-2 For the Medical Section at the Goetheanum and the International Federation of Anthroposophic Medical Associations, vaccination against Sars-CoV-2 is an important element in containing the Covid-19 pandemic. Anthroposophic Medicine builds on f
Clima crisis: Collaboration of young people and biodynamic agriculture
Biodynamic agriculture has listened to the climate concerns of the young people and the young people trust that they are being heard. Both will pool their strengths and experiences for the digital conference ‘Breathing With the Climate Crisis’.
Beyond resilience: Section for Agriculture compiles research results
In order to guarantee humanity‘s food supply we need plans for dealing with climate change, promoting biodiversity and improving soil fertility. Biodynamic agriculture works from multiple perspectives on a sustainable resilience by including the living world and the co-creating human being.
Active in lockdown – online
Being locked down, teaching children at home and working from home can be very stressful. In February the Goetheanum offers an online course with practical inspiration for becoming creative and feeling more in charge. The programme focuses on dialogue and self-activity.
Committed to a healthy earth: Climate, resilience and health are topics at the heart of the Section for Agriculture
The Section for Agriculture at the Goetheanum has set itself the aim for everyone to be able participate in the biodynamic agricultural and food culture and help to develop it. This assumes access to high-quality seed, a sound training and an environment that enables organic agriculture.
“Children need space to process impressions”: Two books offer practical foundations for safeguarding the dignity of the young child
Young children are highly sensitive and develop their personality through interactions with and impressions absorbed from their environment. Because of this interaction and because child development at this early age is crucial for later life, the protection of childhood is an essential task.