The Theosophical Society in Europe
Federation of National Societies

The 38th European Congress of the Theosophical Society in Europe

The 38th European Congress will take place from 21 to 26 August, 2017,
in Barcelona, Spain. The theme of the Congress is
Theosophy: A Way towards Universal Consciousness.


Guest of Honour: Tim Boyd, International President of the TS and President of the TS in the US

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

Herman Vermeulen, President of the Stichting I.S.I.S. Blavatsky House, Netherlands

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

Els Rijneker, former General Secretary, TS in the Netherlands

Ana Maria de Sousa, General Secretary, TS in Portugal

Clarisa Elosegui, former General Secretary, TS in Spain

Nancy Secrest, International Treasurer, USA

Krista Umbjarv, Secretary of the European Federation of the TS, France


The programme of the Congress will include lectures, short talks, symposiums and cultural programmes. 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,


Registration to the 38th European Congress has ended

22 August at 10:00. The programme will be closed by 13:00, before lunch, on Saturday,
26 August.

Download the programme of the Congress


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).


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

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

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