Adrian Wagner

Adrian Wagner

Doctoral candidate of Thomas Hübl’s AIS Graduate Program, social worker, political scientist, and cofounder of Teal Wave Consulting. In his dissertation, Adrian is researching the Pocket Project with awareness-based action research methods based on Presencing and Theory U. As part of the Institute for Integral Global Competence, he is engaged in the preparation of the first Global Social Witnessing Lab in 2020. Adrian has published in various magazines about young leaders, collective transformation, and social change. He currently lives and works in a community in the Black Forest where he cofounded the coworking space, Waldraum e.V. He loves Japanese martial arts, body-based meditation, poetry, and dancing tango.

Global Social Witnessing

Essay

You swipe through your favourite news site while sitting in a train, and you enter the typical bombardment of information. Can you feel the contraction of your chest, the narrowing down of your attention, the closing of your heart?