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Reflecting on Embodying Collective Transformation

“How are we called to deepen our individual and collective capacity to care for the wellbeing of all life?” On the 1st of November, a group of strangers from across the globe came together in a tall house in a small town in the south of France to embark on a journey of inquiry into […]

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Contemplative Activism Residency

Contemplative Activism Residency: a month well lived

By Marc Santolini In November 2020, my partner Liuba and I were invited to partake in an online discussion with Liam Kavanagh on establishing the foundations of a “Contemplative Citizen Science”. My research interests have been devoted these past few years to the growth and sustainability of online epistemic communities (open source, open innovation, open […]

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Hubs Residency

Celebrating a Year of Residencies

The Bergerac Hub is buzzing with activity this October as we enter into the second of our three Embodying Collective Transformation residencies. Amid the activity, however, we take the time to recognize a special time for us – the marking of one year of residencies in the Bergerac Hub. Over the coming week will be […]

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Residency

Update from the Bergerac Hub: Embodying Collective Transformation

In September, October and November, the Bergerac Hub is hosting a series of “Embodying Collective Transformation” residencies. This series of three one-month-long residencies consist of a seven-day intensive training in personal and group practices for courageous collective transformation, followed by a three-week community immersion to integrate and deepen these practices in our daily lives.  During the first […]

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Podcast Residency

Collective Practice with Valérie Duvauchelle

In the third episode of our Exploring Social Transformation series, Eilidh Ross sits down with Life Itself Pioneer, Valérie Duvauchelle. Valérie discusses the value collective practice brings to a community and tells us what we can expect from the upcoming Open Residency at the Life Itself Bergerac Hub. Valérie also offers some insight into individual […]

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Podcast Residency

Collective Practice and the Life Itself Open Residency

In the third episode of our Exploring Social Transformation series, Eilidh Ross sits down with Life Itself Pioneer, Valérie Duvauchelle. Valérie discusses the value collective practice brings to a community and tells us what we can expect from the upcoming Open Residency at the Life Itself Bergerac Hub. Valérie also offers some insight into individual […]

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Podcast Residency

Embodying Collective Transformation with Karl Steyaert

In the second episode of our Exploring Social Transformation series, Theo Cox sits down with visionary cultural catalyst, Karl Steyaert. Karl explains what it is to be a ‘Champion of Human Wholeness’, why inner transformation is central to wider societal transformation, and tells us about the series of residencies he will be facilitating in the […]

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Residency

Reflections on Sympoiesis #6: Insight, Interbeing and Science

Over the past few weeks, the Bergerac Hub has been hosting our sixth Sympoiesis residency: Insight, Interbeing and Science. Together we explored the question, how can insight into interbeing be cultivated in a way that is supported by personal inquiry and understanding of science?  Two of the residency’s attendees, Boaz and Amir, have offered their reflections […]