Martha’s short essay “Unity in Shared Vulnerability” for GTI

“I exist, not become I think, but because I am a part of a web of relationships, even in disconnection, even in solitude, even in isolation” (Martha Van Der Bly, 2021). Martha’s short essay “Unity on Shared Vulnerability” is featured in the new on-line of the Great Transition Initiative (www.greattransition.org) on global solidarity. You can…

Martha’s piece ‘Welcome to the Gynocene’ for the Great Transition Initiative

The Great Transition Initiative at the Tellus Tellus Institute (Cambridge, MA) has selected Martha’s article ‘Welcome to the Gynocene’ as featured comment on Paul Raskin’s article “Interrogating the Anthropocene: Truth and Fallacy”. ¬†Following up on her article “The Pananthropoi – Towards a Society of One Humanity”, Van Der Bly argues that amidst chaos and confusion,…

Martha’s article’ The Pananthropoi- Towards A Society of All-Humanity’

Martha’s philosophica article ‘The Pananthropoi- Towards a Society of All-Humanity’ is a theoretical exploration of the idea of a world society and a bold cosmopolitan imagination. Martha wrote The Pananthropoi in Spring 2006, shortly before her VIVA at Trinity College Dublin. Martha published The Pananthropoi finally in 2013. Immediately after publication ‘The Pananthropoi’ was hailed…

Impact for Martha’s academic work on globalization

During her PhD. at Trinity College and shortly after that Martha wrote several academic articles on the subject of globalization and cultural identity, with an emphasis on theory building. These academic articles are still relevant today. It turns out that one of her articles is now included amongst just 14 other top scholars on globalization…

Martha publishes ‘PONDERING IN THE DARK’, poems by HEINZ GEIRINGER

Oct 2019 – October sees Martha launching the publication of the book ‘Pondering in the Dark’ , a trilingual collection of poems and paintings by Heinz Geiringer (Vienna, 1926- Ebensee, 1945), created whilst in hiding in The Netherlands. The philosophical, ominous and at times humorous poems reflect Heinz’ inner life as he struggled to find…

BOOK LAUNCH OF ‘PONDERING IN THE DARK’ in LONDON

3 October 2019 – Finally, the secret is out! For many, many months Martha worked with many, many people on a surprise present for the 90th birthday of Eva Schloss, namely a beautiful tri-lingual publication of poems and paintings of her brother Heinz Geiringer (1926- 1929), written and painted while in hiding in Soestdijk (6…