News from the School

Marianne Schubert steps down as section leader
28 January 2020

Marianne Schubert steps down as section leader

Marianne Schubert has led the Visual Arts Section for almost six years, but she has known the Goetheanum for much longer as a member of the ...

Johannes Kühl retires as Section leader
28 January 2020

Johannes Kühl retires as Section leader

After 23 years in office, Johannes Kühl has stepped down from his leadership of the Natural Science Section at the end of 2019. He was the ...

Art Therapy in India
28 January 2020

Art Therapy in India

The art therapy school Swaasthyakala Niketan in Bangalore has been recognized by the Medical Section; the second training course will start in April.

A hundred years
27 January 2020

A hundred years

At Easter 2020 Anthroposophic Medicine will celebrate its one hundredth birthday. The special anniversary will be marked with various events and ...

The spiritual human being
27 November 2019

The spiritual human being

In the spring of 2020 Constanza Kaliks, Claus-Peter Röh and Peter Selg will take on the leadership of the General Anthroposophical Section at the ...

Light, bees and plants
27 November 2019

Light, bees and plants

The work of the Natural Science Section is done both by groups working globally and at the Goetheanum’s Research Institute.

Award for Søren Toft
27 November 2019

Award for Søren Toft

The Section for Mathematics and Astronomy as a place of research includes the Kepler Observatory at the Goetheanum. It is from there that Søren ...

The next hundred years
27 November 2019

The next hundred years

The Section’s activities focused on the Waldorf 100 celebrations: perceiving, giving impulses, sharing experiences – and taking Rudolf Steiner’s ...

Speech therapy
27 November 2019

Speech therapy

‹New listening and authentic speaking› in connection with earth maturity were the topics of the speech therapy conference from 23 to 27 October at ...

New Section leaders
31 October 2019

New Section leaders

Johannes Kühl has been head of the Natural Science Section at the Goetheanum since 1996. At the end of 2019 he will pass on the leadership to a ...

Art trainings merging
29 August 2019

Art trainings merging

Three artistic training programmes – a eurythmy training, a speech training and a painting school – have merged in St Petersburg (RU). Some of the ...

Two exhibitions
29 August 2019

Two exhibitions

In the autumn the Visual Art Section will hold both an exhibition of Georgian artists and a sales exhibition at the Goetheanum.

Healing the wounds of Europe
03 July 2019

Healing the wounds of Europe

World War One represented a deep trauma for the soul of Europe, the effects of which we are still living with. A conference in London on 14 and 15 ...

The Soul of Europe
03 July 2019

The Soul of Europe

From 23 to 25 August the tenth Soul of Europe conference – Facing Europe’s Challenges – will take place in Brussels be (in German, English and ...

At the threshold
03 July 2019

At the threshold

From 6 to 8 December a conference will take place at the Goetheanum that is dedicated to questions regarding the threshold between life and death. ...

What is our global attitude to vaccinating?
29 May 2019

What is our global attitude to vaccinating?

On 15 April 2019 the Medical Section and the International Association of Anthroposophical Medical Societies (IVAA) responded to multiple requests ...

Acting from the heart
29 May 2019

Acting from the heart

«Courage» was the theme and title of an international student conference at the Goetheanum from 23 to 27 April. Around 650 students from more than ...

Always developing
29 May 2019

Always developing

Since 2017, a team of young researchers has put this question to their generation peers: What would the world look like in 2030 if what lives ...

Social Threefolding
01 May 2019

Social Threefolding

Impulse for the Future: A Hundred Years of Social Threefolding was the title of a conference that brought 650 people to Stuttgart (DE) from 5 to 7 ...

World Educators' Conference
01 May 2019

World Educators' Conference

More than 1000 Waldorf educators took part in the International Early Childhood Conference Inner Freedom – Social Responsibility. Finding Paths to ...

Pain therapy
29 March 2019

Pain therapy

From 13 to 17 February a Medical Conference on anthroposophic pain therapies organized by the Medical Section took place at Wellington University ...

Meditation initiative
01 March 2019

Meditation initiative

On 10 and 11 February, twelve people prepared the network meeting of the Goetheanum Worldwide Meditation Initiative which will be held in Avignon ...

New pharmaceutical impulses
01 March 2019

New pharmaceutical impulses

In January 2019 a group responsible for Anthroposophic Pharmacy was founded within the Medical Section.

Land and Economy
29 January 2019

Land and Economy

The conference of the Section for Agriculture, to be held at the Goetheanum from 6 to 9 February, will focus on practice-oriented models of a ...