James Peat Barbieri has been taking part in conferences and courses at the Pari Center since he was 11, and at the age of 15 became David Peat’s Teaching Assistant. He gave two mini- courses on Beauty and Mathematics, dealing with the relationship of Nature and the Golden Section, and on Hegel’s philosophy and its symmetry with the works of David Bohm.
James studied at a professional dance school, Ateneo della Danza in Siena, for five years but has now moved on to academic life. He’s currently in his third year studying Physics and Philosophy at King’s College, London. His other main interest is science fiction, especially the BBC series Doctor Who, and he is Past-President of the Doctor Who society of Kings College.