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The 38th European Congress of the Theosophical Society in Europe


Congress will take place from 21 to 26 August, 2017, in Barcelona, Spain. The theme of the Congress:

Theosophy: A Way towards Universal Consciousness


The 38th European Congress will take place at the Auditorium of the Academy of Medical and Health Science of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands (Carrer Major de Can Caralleu, 1-7, 08017, Barcelona, Spain).

Guest of Honor: Tim Boyd, International President of the Theosophical Society, Adyar

Other eminent speakers will include, among others:

Trân-Thi-Kim-Diêu, Chairperson of the European Federation of the TS, France
Fernando Álvarez de Torrijos, lecturer of the TS in America, Director of the Mindfulness Program in the Psychiatry Department, and Senior Professor at the Centre for Mindfulness Massachusetts University
Jenny Baker, General Secretary, TS in England
José Tarragó, former General Secretary, TS Spain

Short talks and symposium talks will be delivered among others by:

Angels Torra Buron, General Secretary, TS in Spain
Antonio Girardi, General Secretary, TS in Italy
Sabine Van Osta, General Secretary, TS in Belgium
Marja Artamaa, International Secretary of the TS, Finland
Nilda Venegas Bernal, Psychiatrist, former General Secretary of the TS in Cuba, Spain
Carmen  Cesar, former General Secretary, TS in Spain
Patrizia M. Calvi, Secretary, TS in Italy
Mirva Jaatinen, General Secretary, TS in Finland
Els Rijneker, former General Secretary, TS in The Netherlands
Irena P. Kristan, former Organising Secretary, TS in Slovenia
Krista Umbjarv, Secretary of the European Federation of the TS, France

The program of the Congress will include lectures, short talks, symposiums and cultural programs. Working languages of the Congress will be English and Spanish.

Checking-in to the Congress will begin in the morning of Monday, 21 August, and will continue in the afternoon, until 20:00.

The Congress will be opened on Tuesday, 22 August at 10:00. The event will be closed by 13:00, before lunch, on Saturday, 26 August.

Detailed programe will be published in due course. The Congress will be live-streamed on the website of the TS in Spain and the EFTS.


There is full board accommodation available at the Student Residence just next to the Auditorium of the Academy. There are single and double rooms available, although the number of single rooms is limited.

More information

More detailed information about the 38th European Congress will be published at the proper time.

Website EFTS Click here

For information about the accommodation, prices, etc., visit the website of the Theosophical Society in Spain. Click here  

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