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Beyond Bohm: Contemplation and Creativity

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CEST

€50 – €100

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Beyond Bohm: Science, Order and Creativity

Part 2: Contemplation and Creativity

 

with more than 25 guest presenters
Chaired by Lee Nichol

Pari Center Online Summer Series

August 14 – 15, 21 – 22, 28 – 29, 2021

9:00 PDT | 12:00 EDT | 17:00 BST  |  18:00 CEST

Two hour sessions every Saturdays and Sundays

All sessions are live; recordings will be available for any sessions you are unable to attend.

David Bohm’s work has been highly influential in the world of physics, but his philosophical ideas crossed multiple disciplines with a holistic approach. This sequence of presentations will follow some of these ideas, and explore new threads of inquiry inspired by Bohm:

How can artistic expression and philosophical inquiry complement one another? What is the role of imagination in exploring the polarity between participatory consciousness and literal thought? What can we learn from Indigenous cultures about enfoldment and unfoldment in the natural order? Can Bohm’s insight into participatory understanding, along with Buddhist principles, point the way through our collective human sorrow to what may lie beyond? What does the lineage of those who influenced Bohm’s dialogue tell us about the transmission and evolution of participative consciousness in today’s world?

Each of these questions will be addressed in this six-part sequence of presentations. We hope you can join us as we attempt to stand on Bohm’s shoulders and peer into the future.

All sessions will be in ’roundtable’ format, with each having a core group of guest presenters in conversation and dialogue. In most case, the presentations will be followed 30 minutes of discussion and Q & A with all those attending the session. In total, we have more than 25 guest presenters bringing their insights to ‘Beyond Bohm, Part 2.’

Program of Event

Saturday August 14
Creativity and the Artist
with Jessica Ball, Alison Churchill, Emma Cocker and Hester Reeve

Sunday August 15
Imagination and Participation: A Bohm-Barfield Nexus
with James Peat Barbieri, Hester Reeve, Mark Vernon. Facilitated by Lee Nichol

Saturday August 21
Transformation and Renewal Through Indigenous Dialogue
with David Begay (Navajo), Angelita Borbon (Yaqui), Greg Cajete (Tewa), Amethyst First Rider (Blackfoot), Rose Imai (Tuscarora), Leroy Little Bear (Blackfoot), Nancy Maryboy (Navajo), Melissa Nelson (Anishinaabe/Metis), Lee Nichol

Sunday August 22
Changing Consciousness
with Sandra Fiegehen, David Schrum and Stephen Smith

Saturday August 28
Dialogue’s Lineage and the Transmission of Participative Consciousness
with Beth Macy, Mark Ryan and Lee Nichol

Sunday August 29
Beyond Bohm 2: Closing Session
with Leroy Little Bear, Beth Macy, Melissa Nelson, Lee Nichol, Hester Reeve and David Schrum

Packages:
Full Program Beyond Bohm 1 and 2 – Full Price €150, Member’s Discount €135: All 11 live sessions and recordings.
Beyond Bohm Part 2 – Full Price €1oo, Member’s Discount €90: 6 live sessions and recordings.
One session – Full Price €20, Member’s Discount €18: By purchasing one session, you will have access to any one session and recording. Tickets for individual sessions are available on the event page for that session.
Solidarity Full Program Beyond Bohm 1 and 2 – €75: All 11 live sessions and recordings. Please feel free to use this solidarity rate if you are under financial stress. The membership discount does not apply to this package.
Solidarity Beyond Bohm Part 2  – €50: Live sessions and recordings. Please feel free to use this solidarity rate if you are under financial stress. The membership discount does not apply to this package.

General Information 

All sessions will last for approximately 2 hours, and will be held over zoom.us. The session structure may vary from speaker to speaker, but in general participants will have the opportunity to ask questions of the presenter and in some cases there will be breakaway discussion groups.

Each session will be hosted by a member of the Pari Center Team, to ensure that the call is running smoothly and assist anyone experiencing technical problems.

During the presentations, we ask participants to turn off their microphone to ensure better quality audio. For this reason, the host may mute a participant’s audio. This is not to silence a participant’s voice, but to ensure an overall good audio quality. If a participant would like to ask a question or make a contribution to the discussion, they can use the ‘raise your hand’ tool in the chat, and then are welcome to turn on their microphone.

We invite all participants to turn on their video camera, as we believe that seeing everyone creates an inclusive educational environment. However, if any participant is uncomfortable, they are free to turn off the camera.

All sessions will be recorded. The recordings will not include the possible breakout-room discussions, but only the speaker’s presentation, follow-up discussions and Q&A. If a participant does not feel comfortable being recorded, we invite that participant to turn off their video and audio throughout the session. These recordings are available to anyone who has purchased a ticket for an attended session, or for a session they have paid for but were unable to attend.

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Details

Date:
August 28
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CEST
Cost:
€50 – €100

Venue

Online