Robert Hand has been a student of astrology since 1960 and a full-time professional astrologer since 1972. His books include Planets in Composite, Planets in Transit, Planets in Youth, Horoscope Symbols, and Essays on Astrology, and a number of shorter works on traditional astrology. He has been actively translating traditional astrological texts from Latin for several years in connection with his company ARHAT. Here Rob speaks with BDTB Coordinator Chris Turner about his life, work, and the conference. Information on Breaking Down the Borders at astrologyconference.org.