Iván Novotny

A graduate in Communication Science from the University of Buenos Aires, Novotny is an editor of Pressenza in Argentina.

23.08.2019

The Amazon is on fire, Bolsonaro doesn’t react. Report from FM Radio Gráfica

The Amazon is on fire, Bolsonaro doesn’t react. Report from FM Radio Gráfica

Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (Inpe) counted 72,843 intermittent forest fires between January and August, due to the Brazilian president’s “development policy” for agriculture and mining. Bolsonaro argued that “it’s fire season” and joked: “They used to call me Captain Motosierra and now I’m Nerón burning the Amazon. At… »

01.05.2019

50th anniversary of the public launch of Siloism: pilgrims from all over the world now arrive in Punta de Vacas, Argentina

50th anniversary of the public launch of Siloism: pilgrims from all over the world now arrive in Punta de Vacas, Argentina

A historic milestone will be celebrated next Saturday, May 4 at the Punta de Vacas Study and Reflection Park (1), in the Andes Mountains: the 50th anniversary of Silo’s first public address, known as “The Healing of Suffering”, which would later resonate in numerous cultures and countries on five continents. »

17.08.2018

“Light and time”: a mental journey into the depths of the Cosmos

“Light and time”: a mental journey into the depths of the Cosmos

[This Presentation will also take place on Sep 29/30 week end at Park of Study and Reflection La Belle Idee, near Paris] In Buenos Aires, the presentation of the book “Luz y tiempo. Representaciones del universo, espacio-temporalidad y sustrato de creencias en la conciencia humana”  (Light and time,… »

11.01.2016

Copehu: “Rescuing the human character in the act of teaching and learning”

Copehu: “Rescuing the human character in the act of teaching and learning”

Two questions were essential to the call of this fourth meeting: how to rescue the deep meaning of education, in the act of teaching, to each one of us? Is this meaning related to vocation? With that each one can contribute with the expression of a new vision that is… »

04.05.2015

May the 4th: The Day of Testimony

May the 4th: The Day of Testimony

“From this magnificent place we should consecrate this movable day so that in the future it will be known as the ‘Day of Testimony’: a testimony that gives privilege to this human attitude and that is itself justified above all ideologies, all theories and all calculations of practical consequences. This… »

12.01.2015

A generation seeks to transform education paradigms

A generation seeks to transform education paradigms

At times the wind blows strongly in Punta de Vacas. In every blast the harmony shared between the educators who had come to attend the Third International Gathering “Towards Humanising Education” grew stronger. That strength of the Andean winds that descend from Aconcagua drove the projects that grew from aspirations… »

08.01.2015

Gathering of educators convenes to discuss “Intentional Learning” in Mendoza

Gathering of educators convenes to discuss “Intentional Learning” in Mendoza

The Universal Humanist Current of Pedagogy (COPEHU using its initials in Spanish) will hold their third “International Gathering towards Humanising Education” in the Park of Study and Reflection, Punta de Vacas (Mendoza, Argentina) from the 9th to the 11th of January 2015. The event’s slogan is “Intentional Learning: a… »

05.01.2015

A spirituality emerges from the heart of the Andes

A spirituality emerges from the heart of the Andes

The long chain of snowy peaks hugging a diverse America, Andean mountains conjugated in endless hues; from within those mountains, like a treasure to be discovered by humanity, a spirituality is being born, infecting bit by bit the entire spectrum of human cultures. It’s the spirituality inspired by Silo’s… »

29.09.2014

Rhodes Forum-2014 finished its work

12th annual session of the Rhodes Forum, held by the World Public Forum “Dialogue of Civilizations”, which gathered on Greek island of Rhodes more than 400 public figures and statesmen, academics, religious figures and representatives of the arts, mass media and business spheres from 65 countries, has… »

05.07.2011

A new pedagogical paradigm for an education in crisis

Through authors like Rita Levi, Maturana, Piaget, Vigotsky, Husserl, Freire and, fundamentally, Silo, the Chilean teachers Rebeca Bize and Mario Aguilar have developed a solid theoretical foundation for a new humanist education in “Pedagogy of Intentionality, Educating for an Active consciousness”. The book was presented in Buenos Aires, in the National Library. »

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