News from the Society

René Piamonte
21 September 2020

René Piamonte

René Piamonte brought important impulses to the biodynamic movement in South America. Born in Columbia, he was at home across the South-American ...

New country representative Michelle Vette
20 September 2020

New country representative Michelle Vette

In August Michelle Vette has become the Anthroposophical Society’s representative for New Zealand. The Anthroposophic Nurse Specialist and adult ...

Renate Sleigh
26 August 2020

Renate Sleigh

Her parents met in 1927, in Ita Wegman’s hospital in Arlesheim (CH), where they had come to undergo further training: Mathilde Maasberg, a nurse, ...

"I connect with them through the heart"
27 April 2020

"I connect with them through the heart"

Since 2016 the Anthroposophical Society in America has been using online spaces to exchange ideas and work on spiritual questions despite spatial ...

Being part of a modern society
28 January 2020

Being part of a modern society

Spain is a country with autonomous regions, a country that has been both fought over much in its history and that has also been a colonial power ...

Christoph Graf
28 January 2020

Christoph Graf

Christoph Graf crossed the threshold of the spiritual world on 30 November 2019, unexpectedly for the many people who knew him. Only eleven days ...

Meeting people where they are
27 January 2020

Meeting people where they are

The Anthroposophical Society in the usa seeks to meet people where they are, including on the internet. But direct meetings from person to person ...

Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting
27 November 2019

Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting

The General Anthroposophical Society’s Annual Conference and AGM will be held at the Goetheanum from 2 to 5 April 2020.

Colloquia on the Constitution
29 August 2019

Colloquia on the Constitution

As announced at the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the General Anthroposophical Society, Gerald Häfner, Justus Wittich and Michael Schmock have ...

Peter Bridgmont
29 August 2019

Peter Bridgmont

In the early hours of 24 June Peter Bridgmont crossed the threshold to the spiritual world. He and his wife used to teach speech and drama at the ...

Alex Podolinsky
29 August 2019

Alex Podolinsky

Alex Sergei de Podolinsky was dynamic, vibrantly creative, artistic and actively perceptive. He was born in Baden-Baden (DE), his father was of ...

Supporting anthroposophy without being a member
29 August 2019

Supporting anthroposophy without being a member

The Goetheanum Fund – an initiative of the Anthroposophical Society in Switzerland – has become an important tool in support of anthroposophic ...

Thanking Jaap Sijmons
03 July 2019

Thanking Jaap Sijmons

On 8 June Jaap Sijmons stood down as council chairman and general secretary of the Anthroposophical Society in the Netherlands.

2022 East-West Congress
03 July 2019

2022 East-West Congress

The deadline for registering for the 2022 East-West Congress in Vienna (Anthroposophy Worldwide 1–2/2019) has been extended until the end of ...

Traute Lafrenz Page M.D.
29 May 2019

Traute Lafrenz Page M.D.

Traute Page could celebrate her 100th birthday on 3 May. She is in good health in every sense. During the Third Reich she was a member of the ...

The world is expecting something from anthroposophists
01 May 2019

The world is expecting something from anthroposophists

The General Anthroposophical Society’s Annual Conference and AGM, held at the Goetheanum from 11 to 14 April, centred on the vision of a ...

East-West-Congress 2022
01 April 2019

East-West-Congress 2022

In 1922 the until then biggest public congress of the Anthroposophical Society was held in Vienna. Plans are underway for a new ...

Working together
30 March 2019

Working together

The anthroposophical groups in Japan are working towards a joint Anthroposophical Society and Anthroposophy Worldwide already exists in Japanese.

Georg Glöckler
01 March 2019

Georg Glöckler

Every year on 23 August the Sun is close to Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation of Leo, the heart of the zodiac. On that day in 1933 ...

Ninetta Sombart
01 March 2019

Ninetta Sombart

Meeting Ninetta Sombart left a deep impression. She was serious and humorous, open, direct, and sometimes she also seemed reserved. She loved ...

Maria St. Goar
31 January 2019

Maria St. Goar

Maria had been able to contribute significantly to the growth of Anthroposophy in the English-speaking world primarily through translation of ...