Global Social Witnessing Conference.Lab
As you might have known already, the Global Social Witnessing Conference.Lab will be postponed until next year.
The planning team thinks that postponing the conference is a big opportunity to cultivate the soil of our GSW community for another year and to continue developing our witnessing competence as well as contributing to research about GSW. It’s possible for us to do this between now and our rescheduled in-person gathering in 2021 (date to be determined).
We are in the early stages of planning virtual and in-person opportunities to stay connected and practice together. We are working towards:
Online-workshops facilitated by artists, scientists, and activists,
Monthly online GSW practice sessions, and
In-person GSW-workshops during the Summer and Autumn at Witten/Herdecke University in Germany.
We are grateful and excited to announce that our first online session will be presented by Thomas Hübl and Otto Scharmer on Monday, 30th March at 3:00 pm CEST. This session will be open to public. Please register if you want to attend to this Zoom Webinar Dialogue:
You can also watch this session live on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChpq6lkK91ewTRmEiE90Q8w
Although there is currently a palpable social field of fear in the world, this is an opportunity for us to practice and witness together and to hold a space for love, compassion, and well-being to grow. We look forward to cultivating this together through the above-mentioned opportunities. In the meantime, wherever you are in the world, the planning team feels the social field of our interconnectedness guiding our next steps.
Prof. Dr. Kazuma Matoba,
Managing Director of the Global Social Witnessing Conference.Lab and the Planning Team
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