Emerge is an independent, non-profit media platform sowing the seeds of a new civilisation.
We Have to Win on the Inside First
Inspired by social movements sweeping Europe Indra Adnan, founder of the Alternative UK, says a divided Britain is ripe for a new form of grassroots politics.
A Statement to the Court by a First-Time Lawbreaker
Anthea Lawson was arrested for protesting in London with Extinction Rebellion against Government action on climate change. Here she shares the statement that she read in court.
Transmodernity - An Introduction
What is transmodernity, and what is the socio-political context in which it arises? This art video by director Halea Isabelle Kala focuses around an interview with Dr. Irena Ateljevic, Professor for Cultural Geography.
Stepping into a New Story
At California's Esalen Institute, Jerónimo Calderón blends ancient wisdom traditions with the visionary spirit of Silicon Valley to help burned-out social entrepreneurs pioneer ‘magical’ new forms of collaboration.
Deep Code: Jordan (Green)Hall Documentary
In this Rebel Wisdom film, Jordan Hall explains how the structures of civilisation are breaking down at an increasing rate, and what we can do about it - and the necessary evolution we need to make to survive.
Rise of the Emergentsia(2): Feeling ‘Gobschmacht’ Yet?
All empires collapse but today we are living the first global civilisation and witnessing its collapse in real-time. Daniel Schmachtenberger helps us to understand this ‘phase shift'.
What Will You Say to Your Grandchildren?
The concept of ‘Deep Adaptation' threatens to become a self-fulfilling prophecy by diluting the efforts toward positive change. What we really need right now is Deep Transformation.
What is Emerging? DEEP DIVE: Marz Saffore
This is not the truth speak with Marz Saffore about how a colonial mindset shapes our social structures, why decolonisation is a systemic process and the power of art and culture for imagining decolonial futures.
The Rise of the ‘Emergentsia': Meaning Making in a Time Between Worlds.
A new class of intellectuals is emerging to grapple with the meta-crisis and help manage the transition, and it is time to coin a new term to help us recognize them: The Emergentsia.
What is Emerging? DEEP DIVE: Vanessa Adreotti & Bayo Akomolafe
A conversation about how our obsession with using words to make sense of the world is numbing our other senses. How can we allow the others layers of our human experience to emerge to the surface?
Reimagining the 21st-Century University.
What is the role of educational institutions in catalysing social change? Vertical literacy - i.e the evolution of consciousness - is an essential skill needed to rise to today's challenges.
What can Extinction Rebellion learn from Nigel Farage?
Farage's recent success exposes three blind spots and one fundamental weakness in XR that we need to reflect on.
Solve Everything at Once: Nora Bateson on systems thinking, warm data & singing out loud
What does systems thinking offer us with regards to changing our lives and institutions in a transformative way? And how do we do it?
What is Emerging? Episode 3 | IMAGINING: TOUCHING THE UNKNOWN
The separation of man from nature is the root cause of the global problems we face. How do we change the story, especially when our imagination is stuck in the logic of the old paradigms?
Jordan Peterson | ContraPoints
YouTuber and philosopher Natalie Wynn unpicks Jordan Peterson's notion of postmodern neo-Marxism from a left-wing perspective.
Ecopsychology, and its Critical Relevance to our Climate Crisis.
Why embracing the empathic worldview promoted by ecopsychology can help us to become more effective climate activists.
What is Emerging? Episode 2 | BEING: SEARCHING FOR ENTANGLEMENTS
In this episode Camilla and Maria Clara go searching for inspiring new ways to understand the global crises.
DEEP DIVE: Danilo Vaz and Philip Franses
This Deep Dive with two great thinkers in the field of Complexity Science considers the micro and macro changes we must undergo in the face of ecological crises.
Complexity Isn't Complicated, We're Already Living It.
Our institutions and laws don't reflect the reality of life on Earth. Understanding and embracing a more complex approach could be the key to overcoming world crises.
Grieve Play Love
Best Short Climate Film of 2019 by Jem Bendell, author of the Deep Adaptation paper, about the deep perspective change he experienced as a result of climate anxiety.
DEEP DIVE: Katherine Trebeck
This is not the Truth spoke to Katherine Trebeck, co-founder of the Wellbeing Economy Alliance, about a post-growth vision of economics.
DEEP DIVE: Tomás de Lara
This is not the Truth speak to Tomás de Lara about the role of businesses for transforming society.
What is Emerging? Episode 1 | DOING: WE CREATE REALITY
Emerge presents: What is Emerging? A documentary series in three parts.
We Need a New Story of What It Means to be Human.
Human culture is built on a foundation of stories. As some of the old stories break down, we need to create new, more nuanced stories.
Searching For Home in the Unknown
After a spiritual upbringing in Nigeria's capital city of Lagos, Bayo Akomolafe founded a network of artists, activists and academics dedicated to using art and ritual to reframe the world's interlocking social and environmental crises.
Awakening the Twelve Tribes of Transformation.
How the human tendency towards tribalism can be harnessed to bring about a society focused on the right kind of unity, rather than the wrong kind of division.
Time for an Upgrade: A New Operating System for the Global Economy
The endless pursuit of growth is pushing societies and ecosystems to breaking point. Katherine Trebeck is building a network of maverick economists, entrepreneurs and activists with a radically different vision for the future.
Why It’s Time For Psychology To Go Collective.
Why it’s time to start thinking about political polarisation as a collective psychology and public health issue.
Understanding What's Emerging: A Comprehensive Guide.
Resources for getting to grips with the changes currently being experienced in the world. How we handle this transition will define our future. What will emerge?
Emerge Gathering 2019
27.9.2019 - 29.9.2019
IZOLYATSIA. Platform for Cultural Initiatives.
We are happy to announce that we will be holding the second Emerge gathering in the beautiful city of Kiev on the 27th-29th September.
Contemplative Pedagogy in higher education: building confidence and community
9.9.2019 - 12.9.2019
A four-day symposium for educators...
Next Stage Facilitation
7.10.2019 - 9.10.2019
Nova Scotia, Canada
Next Stage Facilitation develops leaders and facilitators capable of working in fluid and creative ways with a wide range of complex group dyn...
Cairo Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The Cairo Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences CILAS invites students from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds to engage with th...
Social Innovation Academy
The Social Innovation Academy (SINA) is an alternative university empowering marginalized youth and refugee communities to create their own so...
Convento de Mértola
The Convento de Mértola, Portugal, promotes experimental research between art, science and education on integrative technologies and practices...
Free Home University
Free Home University is an alternative university facilitating pedagogical and artistic exploration for participants, specifically engag...
Knowmads Business School
Knowmads Alternative Business School offers a 6-month program for creative, entrepreneurial students who are challenged to design their own cu...
The Alternative University is a platform for seeding freedom-centred learning and work in Romania, focusing on developing autonomy in learning...
Findhorn College is an alternative university providing transformative education in personal and professional development and delivering cours...
Universidad de la Tierra, or Unitierra, is an alternative university serving as a learning center for young people who wish to engage in an ed...
CACAO, Autonomous Cooperative of Sharing and Learning in Oaxaca, is a cooperative that seeks food autonomy through the production of artisan c...
Sachamama Center for BioCultural Regeneration
Sachamama Center for BioCultural Regeneration (SCBR) is a non-profit organization in the Peruvian High Amazon with a field station in the town...
Gaia U Latina
Gaia U Latina is a learning community, a network of students (world changers), mentors (teachers & elders) and Training Centers (living ca...
Swaraj University is an alternative university offering a two-year learning programme for youth focused on self-designed learning, community l...
Tamil Nadu, India
Sadhana Forest is a reforestation project and a volunteer community designed around compassion. It is a place where compassion is embedded int...
Chto Delat (The School of Engaged Art)
St Petersburg, Russia
The School of Engaged Art is an educational platform initiated by Chto Delat (meaning “What is to be done?”) focused on exploring the urgent i...
The Mulka Project
The Mulka Project is a group dedicated to sustaining and protecting Yolŋu cultural knowledge through the Mulka production house and archive, m...
Karachi City, Pakistan
Habib University is an alternative university dedicated to enriching the lives of its students and engaging society through teaching, research...
Naropa University is a private liberal arts university associated with Buddhism and located in Boulder, Colorado. Founded in 1974 by Tibetan B...
Tamil Nadu, India
YouthLink was founded in early 2015 as a service & educational unit in Auroville, led by the youth, and for the youth. In order to pave a ...
Deer Park Institute “Center for Indian Wisdom Traditions”
Himachal Pradesh, India
Deer Park creates an atmosphere for contemplation, compassion and courage to be nurtured through the encounters with the Himalayas, the sublim...
Swagman Mandir is a space devoted to working for the values of truth, integrity, nonviolence and compassion, raising collective consciousness ...
Kufunda is a learning centre in Zimbabwe, dedicated to learning what it takes to build healthy and vibrant community and creating a space wher...
The Experimental Thought Co.
The Experimental Thought Co. is a hub that hosts live events and an online community of exploratory thinkers. Set within the eminent Truman Br...
The island of
(where the oak trees grow), located in the Stockholm archipelago in Sweden, is the actual place where the
The Center for Creative Ecology - Kibbutz Lotan
Tel Aviv District, Israel
Kibbutz Lotan’s Center for Creative Ecology is rooted in Tikkun Olam – the Jewish concept for repairing and transforming the world....
42 Acres Shoreditch
42 Acres was founded with the intention of creating a conscious space for connection. Today it is a coworking community and events space that ...
Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua
InanItah is an consciously created, earth-based spiritual community and transformational living and learning center inspired by the path of fr...
Pa-Auk Tawya Meditation Centre
Pa Auk Tawya, Myanmar
Pa-Auk Forest Monastery (Pa-Auk Tawya in Burmese) is a Buddhist monastery in the
tradition, with emphasis on the teaching a...
The Monastic Academy
The Monastic Academy brings the power of education and business skills together with the wisdom and compassion of a monastery. It...
Platbos Forest Reserve
Gansbaai, South Africa
Platbos is an ancient indigenous forest reserve situated at the foot of Africa, offering off-grid accommodation and camp spots.Like na...
Centre for Alternative Technology
CAT is an educational charity dedicated to researching and communicating positive solutions for environmental change.
Queer Nature is a queer-run nature education and ancestral skills program serving the local LGBTQ2+ community. We recognize that many people, ...
The cocreation.loft is a co-working, event space and community of people who are open to exploring new ways of doing things and working togeth...
For 20 years Schumacher College has been pioneering a different model of education.
Based on an Indian ashram model, ...
The CRCLR House is a Berlin based center for circular economy practices. ...
Esalen a non-profit American retreat center and intentional community that focuses on humanistic alternative education....
Ekskäret Klustret is a co-working space and a hub in central Stockholm for entrepreneurs, thinkers and change-makers....
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