“A Gesture of Solidarity”. The Speisehaus supports the Swiss initiative ‘One Happy Family’

Press releases   •   Mar 13, 2020 06:54 CET

The Speisehaus at the Goetheanum is supporting the Swiss organization ‘One Happy Family’ between 1 March and 30 June 2020 with one Swiss franc per meal sold. This was prompted by the fact that the ‘School of Peace’ in the Community Center for Refugees on the island of Lesbos was completely burned down.

Being challenged by the perspectives of others. ​A new platform for lecturers in anthroposophy in professional settings

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2020 11:18 CET

The teaching of anthroposophy in professional settings is still informed by its origins in the German-speaking realm. Given the dissemination of anthroposophy around the globe and the changing of societal values, the Goetheanum Adult Education Program asks for forms of conveying anthroposophy that are suited to our time.

“A meal is a community process”. Charter for Community Catering

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2020 10:15 CET

Commercial kitchens often have a poor reputation. Cafeteria food must be cheap. The Nutrition Circle for Kitchen Professionals advocates an appreciation of the processes involved in the cultivation, production, preparation and consumption of food in its Charter for Community Catering.

A business is not a commodity. ‘Trustee Ownership’ should be easier to implement

Press releases   •   Jan 24, 2020 10:39 CET

More and more businesses want to take a new approach to ownership. Small and large businesses and start-ups have drawn up a draft law on trustee ownership in collaboration with Gerald Häfner, Leader of the Section for Social Sciences at the Goetheanum.

Opportunities for a Sustainable Agriculture. ​Research project with short videos on biodynamic agriculture

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 06:00 CET

Loss of soil and biodiversity, pollution of water resources and challenges from climate change cast doubt on the agricultural practices currently in use. The Living Farms research project presents biodynamic places that are in search of alternatives, starting with the Garden Park at the Goetheanum.

Always developing. ​Youth Social Study ‘(Re)Search’ by the Youth Section at the Goetheanum

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2019 06:00 CEST

Young researchers have been asking their generational peers: “What would the world look like in 2030 if what lives within you becomes a reality? What will you do to make it happen?” A first report has now been published based on interviews with young people aged 18 to 35 from 23 countries and various cultural backgrounds.

For Objectivity in Viewing Vaccinations. ​Position of Anthroposophic Medicine

Press releases   •   Jun 07, 2019 17:44 CEST

The Medical Section at the Goetheanum and the International Federation of An-throposophic Medical Associations have stated that Anthroposophic Medicine is not anti-vaccine and does not support anti-vaccine movements. Rather, it advocates an objective and differentiated view on vaccinations.

Coronavirus – practical suggestions for distanced-learning at home: “Teaching is a relationship-based profession”

Press releases   •   Apr 02, 2020 07:00 CEST

Due to the measures being taken against the Sars-CoV-2 virus, teachers and parents are now teaching children and adolescents via multimedia or directly at home. The Pedagogical Section at the Goetheanum publishes tips on individual relationship management, age-appropriate content, and how to include the full world of the senses and more on its blog.

“The source from which a being draws”. Eurythmy is an part of the new production of Goethe‘s ‘Faust 1 & 2’ at the Goetheanum

Press releases   •   Mar 19, 2020 18:19 CET

The new production of Goethe‘s ‘Faust 1 & 2’ at the Goetheanum is scheduled for 20 and 21 June (director: Andrea Pfaehler). Both the performance tradition and the fact that all productions combine acting with eurythmy are unique in the world.

Coronavirus: Goetheanum closed for guests but operations continue (Following the decisions of the Swiss Federal Council)

Press releases   •   Mar 18, 2020 15:29 CET

As a result of the decisions of the Swiss Federal Council on how to deal with the coronavirus, the Goetheanum is closed to the public until 19 April 2020. Internal operations will continue – bookings for events starting in May will continue to be processed.

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