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The Rise of the ‘Emergentsia': Meaning-Making in a Time Between Worlds. BRENT COOPER
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.
Does Extinction Rebellion have a Hippy Problem?
How does the public persona of Extinction Rebellion as a ‘bunch of hippies' help or hinder the cause? Who might it need to recruit to win over a wider majority? Ronan Harrington gives some analysis on how public perception can shift.
Inside the Intellectual Dark Web, Eric Weinstein
What is the Intellectual Dark Web, and why does it exist? In this video interview, Eric Weinstein explains the genesis of the IDW and why he believes it to be necessary.
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.
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. OTTO SCHARMER
Fridays for Future invites us to reconsider 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. ZWIWA WOODBURY
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. NORA BATESON
Our institutions and the laws that govern them don't reflect the reality of life on Earth. Nora Bateson explains how 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. PHOEBE TICKELL
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
Bayo Akomolafe shares his experience of using art, research and ritual to reframe some of the world's interlocking social and environmental problems.
Awakening the Twelve Tribes of Transformation. JONATHAN ROWSON
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. ALEX EVANS
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. STEFAN EKWALL
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?
We Have to Win on the Inside First
Inspired by social movements sweeping Europe, Indra Adnan says a divided UK is ripe for a new form of grassroots politics.
SingularityU South Africa Summit
16.10.2019 - 17.10.2019
Sandton, South Africa
Singularity University's mission is to educate, inspire and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity's grand chal...
9.7.2019 - 14.7.2019
Zaragoza and Barcelona, Spain
Nowhere is a festival and gathering based on the principles of radical self-expression, radical self-reliance, no commerce, participation and ...
Emerge Gathering, Kiev
26.9.2019 - 26.9.2019
Please save the date Friday September 26th for next Emerge Gathering. This time in Kiev, Ukraine. Detailed invitation will be out...
Metamodern Arts Festival
27.9.2019 - 29.9.2019
We stand in the midst of a meaning crisis. Old utopias have not served us. Dystopias still choke us. Yet we still dream of eutopia, the good p...
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...
Contemplative Pedagogy in higher education: building confidence and community
9.9.2019 - 12.9.2019
A four-day symposium for educators...
Climate Change and the Humanities
29.5.2019 - 31.7.2019
Climate science can tell us what the probable effects of a certain amount of CO₂ in the atmosphere are, but predicting how much CO₂ we are goi...
Esalen a non-profit American retreat center and intentional community that focuses on humanistic alternative education....
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...
The CRCLR House is a Berlin based center for circular economy practices. ...
Ekskäret Klustret is a co-working space and a hub in central Stockholm for entrepreneurs, thinkers and change-makers....
For 20 years Schumacher College has been pioneering a different model of education.
Based on an Indian ashram model, ...
The Monastic Academy
The Monastic Academy brings the power of education and business skills together with the wisdom and compassion of a monastery. It...
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, ...
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...
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 ...
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 island of
(where the oak trees grow), located in the Stockholm archipelago in Sweden, is the actual place where the
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...
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...
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...
Kufunda is a learning centre in Zimbabwe, dedicated to learning what it takes to build healthy and vibrant community and creating a space wher...
Social Innovation Academy
The Social Innovation Academy (SINA) is an alternative university empowering marginalized youth and refugee communities to create their own so...
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 ...
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...
Knowmads Business School
Knowmads Alternative Business School offers a 6-month program for creative, entrepreneurial students who are challenged to design their own cu...
CACAO, Autonomous Cooperative of Sharing and Learning in Oaxaca, is a cooperative that seeks food autonomy through the production of artisan c...
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...
Swaraj University is an alternative university offering a two-year learning programme for youth focused on self-designed learning, community l...
Findhorn College is an alternative university providing transformative education in personal and professional development and delivering cours...
Swagman Mandir is a space devoted to working for the values of truth, integrity, nonviolence and compassion, raising collective consciousness ...
Naropa University is a private liberal arts university associated with Buddhism and located in Boulder, Colorado. Founded in 1974 by Tibetan B...
Karachi City, Pakistan
Habib University is an alternative university dedicated to enriching the lives of its students and engaging society through teaching, research...
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...
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...
Gaia U Latina
Gaia U Latina is a learning community, a network of students (world changers), mentors (teachers & elders) and Training Centers (living ca...
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...
The Alternative University is a platform for seeding freedom-centred learning and work in Romania, focusing on developing autonomy in learning...
Free Home University
Free Home University is an alternative university facilitating pedagogical and artistic exploration for participants, specifically engag...
Convento de Mértola
The Convento de Mértola, Portugal, promotes experimental research between art, science and education on integrative technologies and practices...
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