Harrie SalmanPhilosopher, writer
Harrie Salman, PhD is a philosopher of culture and traveller who speaks nine European languages and who has lectured at a number of universities. In September 1986, he founded the Rembrandt Foundation for the study of Central European Culture, for which he organised about 30 conferences at the University of Leiden (until 1993). Between 1989 and 2003 he spent about 18 months in the countries of the former Soviet Union, doing research on Russian culture and giving lectures and seminars. Between 1990 and 2001, he taught courses on ‘Science and Culture in Central Europe’ at the Faculty of Natural Sciences at the University of Prague, Czech Republic. From 1993 to 2019 I taught courses on Anthroposophy at the department of Art Therapy at the State University of professional education in Leiden, Holland.
His 26 books and numerous articles, published in many languages, deal with aspects of cultural history, social development and Dutch regional history. His books include publications on European culture (Die Heilung Europas), Russian culture (De onzichtbare stad), Anthroposophy and the White Brotherhood (The Social World as Mystery Center, The Rising of the Inner Sun, Peter Deunov, Valentin Tomberg, Rudolf Steiner and Peter Deunov), global economy (Stolen Wealth) and social issues (De Corona Epidemie, The Great Reset). Since 1981, he has been giving lectures, seminars and workshops internationally on questions of social and cultural development, psychology and spirituality, the cultures of Central Europe and Russia, and economic systems.