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CANCELED: Jung’s Red Book for Our Time:
Searching for Soul under Postmodern Conditions

Eranos and Monte Verità, Ascona (Switzerland)

April 23–26, 2020

What can we take from The Red Book for our times, individually and collectively? This is the question that will be addressed by the speakers at this symposium of the Eranos Foundation. Without guidance by a grand-narrative or collective myth, we now live in a historical phase of global volatility and deep uncertainty about the future. A similar perception was in the air when C. G. Jung worked on his Red Book. In response, Jung embarked on an inner journey and created a work that reflects his discovery of meaning in a personal myth, by the means of the individuation process. His approach to the problems presented by the “spirit of the times” also has broad cultural significance. The Red Book – as a precious link on the aurea catena – has potential for becoming a guide for people living under the postmodern conditions of the 21st century. This will be explored by the speakers and participants in this symposium.

Featured speakers:
Joseph Cambray · Thomas Arzt · Riccardo Bernardini · Paul Bishop · Stephen Aizenstat · Linda Carter · Al Collins ·Len Cruz · Thomas Fischer · Toshio Kawai · Romano Màdera · Christine Maillard · Frank N. McMillan III ·Robert M. Mercurio · Elaine Molchanov · Lance S. Owens · Heyong Shen · Murray Stein

Join Joe Cambray and Linda Carter for visits in the Zurich area,  the Kusnacht house of C.G. Jung, and one or two other sites. . .  We would then take the train to Ascona together for the start of the conference.

View the complete program here.

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