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April News Release: Enter the dragon

Summer Course 2018    April News Release 16-4-18Lindsey Harris writes:Lately in the world news, we have witnessed displays of power from all quarters, as leaders of nations flex their muscles, issue ultimatums, and brandish dreadful weapons concocted for modern warfare. While leaders parade on the world stage, as if in a veritable cockpit, we look […]

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Remembering Averil Williams

“It is a great sadness to inform you of the death of Averil Williams.  She had been ill for some weeks and died peacefully on Sunday evening, the 25th March.”Averil’s funeral service will be on Saturday, 12th May, at 10.45 a.m. at St. John the Baptist church, Spencer Hill, Wimbledon, London SW19 4NZ. There will […]

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Champernowne Library and Archive

Champernowne Library and Archive: The Trust is responsible for the considerable library left by Irene Champernowne, and an Archive of her papers , including her own research degree thesis, and original correspondence from Jung, and other notable figures.  Plans are now underway to find permanent homes for these valued resources. It has been agreed that the Library […]

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Changes to the Board of Trustees

ROLES:The three main Officers of the Trust are the Chair, the Secretary, and the Treasurer. Our Chair, Pam Stirling, will have been in post for nine years in November 2018. Robert Vowles, our Treasurer, has ten years of service, while Tom Lindsay, our Secretary, is five years into his term. Both the Chair and the Treasurer […]

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The quest begins

Following her recent blog post, Two Visions of Power, Lindsey Harris, Jungan Analyst and  Champernowne Trust Summer Course Co-ordinator, has provided two more Images of Power, both with an alchemical and mediaeval flavour, and both referring to the beginning of a quest, whether chivalrous or magical.A knight at the outset of the alchemical quest, standing on […]

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Two Visions of Power

Lindsey Harris writes: The speakers and workshops leaders for the 2018 Champernowne Trust Summer Course are no doubt applying their imagination to how they will explore the theme of Power.  Meanwhile the planning committee is working on the presentation, with which we launch the course on the opening day, Sunday 5th August. Power – are we talking […]

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Ronald Higgins

Michael Vizard writes….It is with considerable sadness that we record the death of Ronald Higgins on 22nd December 2017, aged 88.Ronald was a central and significant figure in the Champernowne Trust for very many years, having been appointed its first chair by Irene Champernowne in the early 1970s, a position he retained for more than […]

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Our speakers and their topics

2018 NEWS RELEASE:   Lindsey Harris of the Summer Course planning committee writes:  Exciting new developments are in hand, as our guest speakers explore the theme of “Images of power and the power of images” for the 2018 Summer course.  A talk will be given on each of the four mornings 6th – 9th August. Our […]

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NEWS RELEASE DECEMBER 2017

Lindsey Harris writes: The excitement is palpable among those who want to make the 2018 summer course a special and unique experience. The organisers are delighted that we already have a good number of participants signed up. Many individuals are beavering away on all fronts now. There is a buzz in the air about how […]

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