Call for Abstracts: EUROTAS Transpersonal Festival 2015

Centro d'Ompio
Centro d’Ompio, the colloquium venue, supports a permaculture project to engage nature as the original transpersonal teacher.

The Transpersonal Research Colloquium (TRC) 2015 follows the EUROTAS Transpersonal Festival in Milan on June 22-23, 2015 at Centro d’Ompio, Italy. Cosponsored by the EUROTAS Division of Transpersonal Research, Integral Transpersonal Institute, and Transpersonal Consultancy, researchers worldwide will engage in dialogue and trainings related to current and emerging research projects on transpersonal, spiritual, and related topics.

While the final program will be co-constructed depending on accepted proposals, the program will include topics such as transpersonal approaches to research, epistemological considerations, studying therapeutic interventions, combining qualitative and quantitative methods effectively, a transpersonal approach to evidence-based practice, and embodied and art-based approaches to research. Time will be provided for networking with other participants and discussions of ongoing research projects, potential collaborations, and impromptu research topics.

Facilitators for the colloquium are Drs. Pier Luigi Lattuada of the Integral Transpersonal Institute, Rosemarie Anderson of Transpersonal Consultancy and Professor Emerita at Sofia University, and Giovanna Calabrese and Regina U. Hess representing the EUROTAS Division of Transpersonal Research. The fee for the two-day colloquium is 80 Euros for EUROTAS members and 100 Euros for non-members.

Participation in the colloquium will be limited to 40 professional researchers with PhDs, MDs, or doctoral candidates actively engaged in research. To apply for participation, kindly send us the following:

  • an abstract of your current research project (200 words in English)
  • short bio including research background (100-200 words as needed in English)
  • a head-shot photo
  • following acceptance, email us a document (article or PowerPoint presentation) that describes the research project in detail

Deadline for submission of application: February 1, 2015. Submit your application materials to You will receive a response to your application in early March 2015.

For information visit EUROTAS Transpersonal Festival, June 18-21, 2015.

itp-logo_largeAbout The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology at Sofia University

Since 1975, the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology at Sofia University has continued to be an international leader and pioneer, moving humanity forward in the areas of transpersonal research and transpersonal education. training clinicians, spiritual guides, wellness caregivers, and consultants who apply transpersonal principles and values in a variety of settings.  The Sofia educational model offers students not only a solid intellectual foundation, but an extraordinary opportunity for deep transformational growth and personal experience of the subject matter. How does Sofia University accomplish this? The university builds upon its strong, whole-person psychological foundation to give students a greater understanding of the human condition.

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