Painting by Nicholas Roerich
  Institute of World Culture
Past Study Circles
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Painting by Nicholas Roerich

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
Most recent Study Circle Topics listed first
Click on the title for more information about the topic
   
VISIONS OF AMERICA
October 2018 through May 2019
 
   
THE EUROPEAN RENAISSANCE OF THE 15th AND 16th CENTURIES
January through May 2018
 
   
A JOURNEY THROUGH CLASSICAL GREECE: CIVILIZATION AND CULTURE
September through December 2017
 
   
TOWARD A REPUBLIC OF CONSCIENCE:HONORING PARAPOLITICAL PRINCIPLES
February through June 2017
 
   
THE PHILOSOPHY, LITERATURE AND CULTURE OF RUSSIA
September 2016 through January 2017
 
   
PHILOSOPHY AND MEDICINE  
June 2016 (two weeks)  
   
RUSSIAN CULTURE AND LITERATURE
September 2016 through January 2017
 
   
THE UNIVERSAL APPEAL OF SHAKESPEARE
Mid-April through May 2016
 
   
THE PHILOSOPHY, LITERATURE AND CULTURE OF INDIA
January into April 2016
 
   
THE PHILOSOPHY, LITERATURE AND CULTURE OFCHINA
October through December 2015
 
   

CONTEMPORARY THEMES
January 2014 through May 2015

 
   
INDIVIDUALISM, SOCIAL CONSCIENCE AND SCIENCE
September through December 2013
 
   
HUMAN NEEDS IN A CHANGING WORLD
July through August 2013
 
   
ROCK THE CASBAH: RAGE AND REBELLION ACROSS THE ISLAMIC WORLD
January through June 2012
 
   
THE EMPATHIC CIVILIZATION
September through December 2011
 
   
AMERICAN VEDA
June through August 2011
 
   
SHOPCLASS FOR SOUL CRAFT
February through May 2011
 
   
STONES INTO SCHOOLS
February through May 2010 (met once a month)
 
   
VISION AND CHANGE
October 2008
 
   
POETRY AND VISION
December through July 2008
 
   
THEMES IN CONTEMPORARY MUSIC
July through November 2007
 
   
STORIES AND POEMS OF TRANSFORMATION
January through December 2007
 
   
GANDHI ON TRUTH, NON-VIOLENCE AND SELF-RENEWAL IN CIVIL SOCIETY
April 2004 through July 2005
 
   
THE AMERICAN PROMISE
March 2004 through February 2005
 
   
AMERICAN VEDA
June through August 2011
 
   
PLATO DISCUSSION GROUP
February 2003 through January 2004
 
   
TEACHING STORIES
 
   
ENVISIONING FUTURES  
   
STUDY GROUP ON SUFISM  
2002-2003  
   
THE WRITINGS OF SIMON WEIL
2002-2003
 
   
MEANING IN MOVIES
2002
 
   
DISCUSSION OF THE AIMS OF THE INSTITUTE OF WORLD CULTURE
2002