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2016 Programme


SUMMER TERM

Reading Essential Texts Afternoon Seminars

Richard III
by William Shakespeare
Leader Dr. Joseph Milne
27 April – 29 June
Wednesdays, 10 weekly sessions
3-4.30pm (please arrive promptly)
Venue The School of Economic Science
Course cost £100 or £75 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions


Reading Essential Texts Evening Seminars

David Jones: Maker Extraordinary
Leader Hilary Davies
11,18 May and 1,7, 22 June
Wednesdays, 5 weekly sessions
7 – 8.30pm (please arrive promptly)
Venue The Essex Unitarian Church
Course cost £50 or £35 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Limited to a maximum of 15 participants


LECTURES

The New Hermopolis
A Symposium
Dr. Mervat Abdel-Nasser, Dr. Beverley Butler, Jules Cashford, Belinda Hunt, Dr. Chris Naunton, Professor Stephen Quirk, Dr. Alison Roberts
Saturday 2 April
9.30am – 5pm
In the chair Julia Cleave, Ian Skelly
Venue The Art Workers Guild
Admission
£45 or £40 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
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The Hermetic Imagination
Hermeneutics and a Methodology of the Imagination
Dr. Angela Voss
Wednesday 13 April
7-8.30pm
In the chair Dr. Jeremy Naydler
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE


The Hermetic Imagination
Giorgione and the Hermetic Image
Julia Cleave
Wednesday 4 May
7-8.30pm
In the chair Dr. Jeremy Naydler
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

The Integral Vision of the Aga Khan: The Pluralistic and Ethical Foundations of Islam
M. Ali Lakhani QC
Monday 23 May
7-8.30pm
In the chair Ian Skelly
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE


‘The Brightest Heaven of Invention’
– Patterns of Love and Mercy in Shakespeare’s History Plays
Valentin Gerlier
Thursday 9 June
7-8.15pm
In the chair David Brazier
Venue The Lincoln Centre
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE


The 2016 Kathleen Raine Poetry Celebration
Saturday 11 June
6-9pm

The Poets
Snowdon Barnett
Grahame Davies
Gawain Douglas
Jeremy Reed
Fiona Sampson
MC James Harpur

Venue The Art Workers Guild
Admission
£10 or £6 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE
Includes light refreshments


What the Buddha Taught
Geshi Tashi
Thursday 16 June
7-8.30pm
In the chair Vinod Tailor
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE


The Hermetic Imagination
The Archaic Imagination
Professor Arthur Versluis
Friday 24 June
7-8.30pm
In the chair Dr. Jeremy Naydler
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE


John Michell Symposium
Saturday 25 June
10am -5pm

Speakers
Tom Bree
Andrew Collins
Dr. David Fideler
Professor Arthur Versluis
Caroline Wise
MC Christine Rhone

Venue The Art Workers Guild
Admission
£50 or £45 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
A limited number of student concessions available at £25
Includes tea and coffee


Anima Mundi: The World Soul from Plato’s Timaeus to the Gaia Hypothesis
Dr. David Fideler
Monday 27 June
7-8.30pm
In the chair Christine Rhone
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

J. Krishnamurti: was what he said an expression of the Perennial Philosophy in the Now?
Nicholas Martin
Monday 4 July
7-8.30pm
In the chair Ian Skelly
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE


(Starlight Order) THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED
in honour of DAVID JONES, author and artist who fought in the Great War
Wednesday 6 July
10am - 6pm

Speakers
Ewan Clayton
Hilary Davies
Tom Durham
Richard Kindersley
John Matthews

Film and music
MC Dr Anne Price-Owen
Venue The Art Workers Guild
Admission
£40 Includes tea/coffee, biscuits and Welsh cakes
In collaboration with the David Jones Society
Booking via anne.price-owen@uwtsd.ac.uk


The Hermetic Imagination
Imagination and Experience: Jacob Boehme and William Blake

Dr. Kevin Fischer
Wednesday 13 July
7-8.30pm
In the chair Sir Nick Pearson
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE


Summer Term Programme 2016 PDF download

More lectures and seminars will be added during the year

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