‘From Life Reform/Lebensreform to Holistic Spirituality: Themes and Issues in European Networks c. 1910 - c.1975’ - University of Edinburgh, November 4, 2020: 4.10-5.45pm (Zoom meeting)
A panel on the soteriology and politics of natural and alternative healthcare and self-culture, with short papers based on case studies from Germany, Scotland and Switzerland. Each presentation will last 10 minutes followed by 5 minutes for questions. A short discussion period will conclude the panel.
Introduction to the panel.
17:15-17:30: Dr. Bernadett Bigalke
‘Life reform practices as religious practices: The case of Mazdaznan’.
17:30-17:45: Stefan Rindlisbacher
‘Life reform, spirituality and the healthy body’.
17:45-18:00: Dr Steven Sutcliffe
‘The role of Diet in the transnational networks of Dugald Semple’
18:00-18:15: Dr Jörg Albrecht
‘George Ohsawa’s spiritual Macrobiotics’.
18:15-18:30 Dr Eva Locher
‘Searching for orientation and meaning: The attractiveness of life reform’.
Discussion and finish.
Login details (Zoom): E-Mail to Stefan Rindlisbacher