Join us for the Presidential Suite of online seminars featuring some of the Faculty's favourite presidents and created to celebrate our first 70 years. Each of the Presidents has chosen to present on a topic which is dear to their heart
Saturdays 3:00 - 4.30 pm BST
Cost: £35 each OR you can enrol on all four seminars for £120 here.
Enrolment entitles you to attend the seminar and you will also receive a link which will allow you to stream the seminars for a minimum of 30days after the event.
Please book early. Enrolments will close at midday on the Friday before the seminar.
Download Online Seminar Joining Instructions. These will also be sent to you on enrolment.
Saturday, 30 June 2018
Accuracy and Ambiguity in Psychological Astrology
with Laura Andrikopoulos
In this lecture we consider the nature of psychological astrology, looking at its requirement for accuracy through a correct birth time but also its ambiguities in relation to variable factors, such as different house systems, plethora of forecasting techniques and crucial dependence on the astrologer making the interpretation. We consider the genius of Dane Rudhyar's reformulation of astrology in the 1930s, and later developments through the psychological astrologers of the 1970s onwards. This will lead us to reflect on the nature of psychological fate and how engagement with our own chart, and appreciation of psychological astrology's dual Saturn-Neptune character, assists us in navigating our journey.
Saturday, 14 July 2018
Astrology and Aspects of the Feminine
with Clare Martin
This talk will consider the four structural forms of the feminine psyche identified by Jungian analyst Toni Wolff. In her study of opposites, Wolff discusses the archetypes of the Mother and Hetaira, of the Amazon and the Medial feminine, each of which are present in our charts, to different degrees. An exploration of the stories, myths and images relating to each of these forms, their positive and shadow qualities, and their immature and mature expressions, can lead to a deeper appreciation and understanding of our own instinctive orientation and of the unknown archetypal aspects of the feminine which may be more consciously developed.
Saturday, 21 July 2018
Telling Our Personal Story: Astrology as Narrative Medicine
with Carole Taylor
Each of us has our own unique story and we might say that the power of astrology lies in its capacity to allow this story to be told. As a system of living archetypes within a rational form, the chart is itself a symbol of the art of giving a shape to human passions, much like a sonnet or a play or a painting bounded by a frame. Narrative medicine is a form of healing which sees the personal story as being at the root of health and illness – and in this context, astrology offers us a truly holistic framework, the chart a meeting place of body, soul and spirit. We will explore the power of myth and the rich and often paradoxical complexities of symbol, the power of planetary cycles which bind together past, present and future, and the ways in which the chart gives a voice to the soul, sets us in the context of our ancestry and enables us to articulate our deepest feelings and experiences.
Saturday, 20 October 2018
Stepping onto a Path of Stars: Practising an Ancient Art in Contemporary Times
with Cat Cox