Practical Wisdom Workshops

circles Renaissance in a Pandemic

When

Date: 23rd of July 2022
Sat 10:00-11:30am AEST

Presenter:
Helen Nichol

Cost: $15.00

Where

Online via Zoom.
Meeting details will be supplied after registration.

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Renaissance in a Pandemic

Is there a connection between a pandemic and a renaissance (the flowering of the best in humanity)?

The Florentine Renaissance indicates ‘yes’ for it occurred during a plague. Two philosophers – one ancient and one modern – also indicate ‘yes.’

We’ll consider these indicators together; and ask what they suggest to us today?

pandemic-renaissance
helen-nichol

Helen Nichol first worked in psychology, as a Practice Manager, Professional Development Manager and Practitioner in couple and family work. In education she was one of the founding Governors of the Erasmus Primary school and her contribution included a role as the Ancient History Curriculum Developer and Coordinator before becoming the school’s first Well-Being Chaplain.

Recently she completed a Masters focusing on the philosophical works of the Florentine Renaissance teacher, Marsilio Ficino.

Renaissance in a Pandemic

pandemic-renaissance

Is there a connection between a pandemic and a renaissance (the flowering of the best in humanity)?

The Florentine Renaissance indicates ‘yes’ for it occurred during a plague. Two philosophers – one ancient and one modern – also indicate ‘yes.’

We’ll consider these indicators together; and ask what they suggest to us today?

helen-nichol

Helen Nichol first worked in psychology, as a Practice Manager, Professional Development Manager and Practitioner in couple and family work. In education she was one of the founding Governors of the Erasmus Primary school and her contribution included a role as the Ancient History Curriculum Developer and Coordinator before becoming the school’s first Well-Being Chaplain.

Recently she completed a Masters focusing on the philosophical works of the Florentine Renaissance teacher, Marsilio Ficino.