First Transpersonal Research Colloquium, Call for Papers

The Transpersonal Research Colloquium (TRC) on June 22-23, 2015 immediately follows the First Milan Transpersonal Festival ( at Centro d’Ompio, Italy ( Cosponsored by the EUROTAS Division of Transpersonal Research, Integral Transpersonal Institute, and Transpersonal Consultancy, researchers worldwide will engage in dialogue and training related to research methods and procedures applicable to the study of transpersonal, spiritual, and related topics. While the final program will be co-constructed depending on accepted proposals, the program will include topics such as transpersonal approaches to research, epistemological considerations, studying therapeutic interventions, combining qualitative and quantitative methods effectively, a transpersonal approach to evidence-based practice, and embodied and art-based approaches to research. Time will be provided for networking with other participants and discussions of ongoing research projects, potential collaborations, and impromptu research topics.

Facilitators for the colloquium are Drs. Pier Luigi Lattuada of the Integral Transpersonal Institute (, Rosemarie Anderson of Transpersonal Consultancy ( and Professor Emerita at Sofia University, and Giovanna Calabrese and Regina U. Hess representing the EUROTAS Division of Transpersonal Research ( The fee for the 2-day colloquium is 80 Euros for EUROTAS members and 100 Euros for non-members. For individuals

attending the First Milan Transpersonal Festival, the reduced fee for the TRC is 60 Euros.

Participation in the colloquium will be limited to 40 professional researchers with PhDs, MDs, or doctoral candidates actively engaged in research. To apply for participation, kindly send us the following:

  • an abstract of your current research project (200 words in English)
  • short bio including research background (100-200 words as needed in English)
  • a head-shot photo of you
  • following acceptance, email us a document (article or PowerPoint presentation) that describes the research project in detail.

Deadline for submission of application: February 1, 2015. Submit your application materials to You will receive a response to your application in early March 2015.

Warm regards,

Rosemarie Anderson, Ph.D.

Giovanna Calabrese, Ph.D., M.D.

Regina U Hess, Ph.D.

Pier Luigi Lattuada, Ph.D., M.D.

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