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Programme

2018 Programme - Summer Term

For a full description of the meetings please refer to the Summer Term 2018 Programme PDF.

HOW TO BOOK

To avoid disappointment, please book in advance, preferably by using the booking form in the
Summer Term 2018 Programme PDF (pages 28-29).

You may also book by sending an email to temenosacademy@myfastmail.com
or by telephone 01233 813663.

READING ESSENTIAL TEXTS AFTERNOON SEMINARS

Love’s Labour’s Lost
by William Shakespeare
Leader Dr. Joseph Milne
25 April – 27 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; £40 full-time students and Temenos Academy Young Scholars

READING ESSENTIAL TEXTS EVENING SEMINARS

The Poetry of Thomas Traherne
Leader Hilary Davies
Thursday 19 April
7 - 9pm (please arrive promptly)
Venue The Essex Unitarian Church
Cost £8 or £6 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions

The Republic
by Plato
Leader Valentin Gerlier
30 April – 25 June
Mondays, 9 weekly sessions, including bank holidays
6.45 – 8.15pm (please arrive promptly)
Venue London SW10, full address on booking
Course cost £68 or £54 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Limited to a maximum of 10 participants

LECTURES

Spirit and Nature
Small Gods: An Earth That Thinks in Myth
Dr. Martin Shaw
Tuesday 8 May
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair Dr Leonard Lewisohn
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

The Saint Damien Community and
The Temenos Academy Young Scholars Conference

Religious Thought in Today’s World
Saturday 12 – Sunday 13 May

In the chair Aristel Škrbic
Keynote speakers
Professor William Desmond
Dr. John Alonso Dick
Valentin Gerlier
Dr. Joseph Milne
Venue American College, Leuven, Belgium
Admission free
Flyer here

‘There is, Within Our Lives, An Exact Mystery’
The Inner Biography of Vernon Watkins

Richard Ramsbotham
Wednesday 23 May
7-8.30pm
In the chair Professor Grevel Lindop
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

Seeking Reality – Tantrics, Jains, Brahmins, Buddhists
and Vedic Hindus in South India

M. R. Ry. Ravi Kandamath
Wednesday 13 June
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair Dr. Stephen Cross
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

The Harmony of the Spheres, in Theory and Practice
Professor Joscelyn Godwin
Thursday 28 June
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

Living in the Shadow of the Machine:
The Computer and Human Consciousness

Dr. Jeremy Naydler
Wednesday 4 July
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair Daniel Docherty
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

Spirit & Nature
The Return of Gaia
Jules Cashford
Monday 9 July
6.45 – 8pm
In the chair Dr. Jeremy Naydler
Venue The Lincoln Centre
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

Poetry Reading
John F. Deane & James Harpur
Tuesday 10 July
6.45 – 8pm
In the chair Hilary Davies
Venue The Lincoln Centre
Admission free


Advance Notice

Inner Transformation According to the Yoga of the Bhagavad Gita
Professor Ravi Ravindra
Friday 14 September

The Annual Yeats Lecture
Professor Warwick Gould
Monday 8 October

Two lectures on Dante
Andrew Frisardi
Monday 19 & Tuesday 20 November

Yeats Study Day
Jules Cashford & James Harpur
Saturday 24 November

Born of the Virgin Mary – A Study in the Hidden Aspects of Christianity
Sir Richard Temple
Thursday 6 December

 

Information about our venues is available here

The Temenos Academy
P.O. Box 203
Ashford
Kent TN25 5ZT

Telephone: 01233 813663
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