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Interconnection Offerings

2021

Documentary

Evolution of the Heart

Mind and Life Institute • June 6, 2021

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Interconnection | Self & Other | Social Change

Blog

2021 President’s Letter

Susan Bauer-Wu • January 22, 2021

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection

2020

Think Tanks

Youth4Peace Mindfulness

Mridul Upadhyay, Romeral Ortiz Quintilla, Saumya Aggarwal, Bhargavi Raman, Paula Ramírez

Topics: Interconnection | Mental Health | Mindfulness | Self & Other

News

Land and Peoples Acknowledgement

Mind and Life Institute • July 26, 2020

Topics: Interconnection | Self & Other | Social Change

News

Our Commitment to Racial Equity and Inclusion

Mind and Life Institute • July 26, 2020

Topics: Interconnection | Self & Other | Social Change

2020 Summer Research Institute Session

Trust and Fairness in Development

Philippe Rochat

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life 2020 President’s Call

Mind and Life Institute • May 20, 2020

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Social Change

News

2020 President’s Call

Mind and Life Institute • May 20, 2020

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection | Self & Other

Mind & Life Videos

#MomentsofCompassion

Mind and Life Institute • April 22, 2020

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection | Stress & Resilience

News

2020 President’s Letter

Mind and Life Institute • March 12, 2020

Topics: Interconnection

2019

Digital Dialogue

Ubuntu Digital Dialogue

Mind and Life Institute • December 20, 2019

Topics: Interconnection

Think Tanks

Wise Climate Actions & Sacred Activism

Vivian Valentin, Radhule Weininger, Michael Kearney, John Foran, Kevin M Gallagher

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

2019 Summer Research Institute Session

Othering and Belonging

john a. powell

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Self & Other | Social Change

2018

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Bridging Contemplative Science and Business: An Emerging Global Industry, Innovation Panel co-hosted by The Eagle and The Hawk Foundation and the Aetna Foundation

Moderators:
Panel: Acacia Parks, Cyd Crowse, Charlie Hartwell, Hamet Watt, Mark Bertolini

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Mental Health | Mindfulness

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Keynote: To Be of Benefit: The Promise of Contemplative Research and Practice

Sona Dimidjian

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Interconnection | Mental Health | Self & Other | Social Change

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2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Dinner & Dialogue hosted by The Fetzer Institute: Consciousness and Contemplative Studies: Worldview Matters

Ed Sarath, Mohammed Mohammed

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Self & Other

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Keynote Panel “Contemplative Practice Enters the Digital Age”

Moderators: Zindel Segal
Panel: Acacia Parks, Jack Kornfield, Darnell Lamont Walker, Zindel Segal

Topics: Body-based Practices | Compassion & Empathy | Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Interconnection | Mindfulness | Social Change

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Contemplative Arts Evening Performance

Srinivas Reddy, Robert Kaplan, Ed Sarath, Patricia Wallace

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection

Blog

Sharon Salzberg: Love is a Verb

Christine Phelan Kueter • April 9, 2018

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection | Mindfulness

2018 Mind & Life Dialogue XXXIII Session

Ethics and Compassion in Education Research

Daniel Goleman, Robert Roeser, Matthieu Ricard, Sona Dimidjian

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Interconnection | Mindfulness | Self & Other

2018 Mind & Life Dialogue XXXIII Session

Social and Emotional Learning and Education in the Classroom

Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, Sophie Langri, Tara Wilkie, Jennifer Knox, Anthony Phillips

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Interconnection | Self & Other

2017

Blog

Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives at Mind & Life

Mind and Life Institute • October 25, 2017

Topics: Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

MLI XXXII Session 5

Mind and Life Institute • August 19, 2017

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Interconnection | Social Change | Stress & Resilience

Mind & Life Videos

MLI XXXII Session 4

Mind and Life Institute • August 18, 2017

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Self & Other | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

MLI XXXII Session 2

Mind and Life Institute • August 17, 2017

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Self & Other | Social Change | Stress & Resilience

Mind & Life Videos

MLI XXXII Session 1

Mind and Life Institute • August 17, 2017

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Self & Other | Social Change

2017 Mind & Life Dialogue XXXII Session

Session V – Reparative Humanism: Exploring the Meaning of Ubuntu

Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, Lily Mafela, Theo Sowa

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Interconnection | Social Change | Stress & Resilience

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2017 Mind & Life Dialogue XXXII Session

Welcome

Moderators: Lily Mafela
Panel: Rupert Hambira, Raphael Sikwane, Canon Mpho Tutu Van Furth, Susan Bauer-Wu, Seretse Khama Ian Khama, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Lily Mafela

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Self & Other | Social Change

2017 Mind & Life Dialogue XXXII Session

Session I – The Concept of Botho/Ubuntu: its Expression and Resilience in the Lived Experiences of Batswana and Other Indigenous Africans

Moderators: Lily Mafela
Panel: Ponatshego H.K. Kedikilwe, Lily Mafela

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Self & Other | Social Change

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2017 Mind & Life Dialogue XXXII Session

Session IV – The Biology of Care and Conflict in Groups

Carsten K.W. De Dreu, Theo Sowa

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Self & Other | Social Change

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Mind & Life Videos

Message by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the Mind & Life Botswana Dialogues

Mind and Life Institute • August 16, 2017

Topics: Interconnection | Social Change

2017 Summer Research Institute Session

Interdisciplinary Panel Social Networks: Intersubjectivity, Connectivity and Technology

Moderators: Elissa Epel
Panel: Pete Fleming, David Sbarra, Tania Singer, Elissa Epel

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Interconnection | Self & Other

2017 Summer Research Institute Session

Part I – Transdisciplinary Research

Evan Thompson, Michael Lifshitz, Elizaveta Solomonova, Lis Nielsen

Topics: Education | Interconnection

2017 Summer Research Institute Session

Love and Enaction: Towards an Engaged Epistemology

Hanne De Jaegher

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Interconnection | Self & Other

2017 Summer Research Institute Session

Part II – Transdisciplinary Research

Michael Lifshitz, Wendy Weber, Clifford Saron, Elizaveta Solomonova

Topics: Education | Interconnection

2017 Summer Research Institute Session

Interdisciplinary Panel Human Relations: From Implicit Biases to Compassion for Strangers

Moderators: Rhonda Magee
Panel: Jim Coan, Hanne De Jaegher, Nilanjana (Buju) Dasgupta, Rhonda Magee

Topics: Interconnection | Mental Health

2016

Blog

ISCS 2016 marks coming of age for Mind & Life

Mind and Life Institute • December 16, 2016

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

ISCS 2016 – Closing Keynote – Evan Thompson

Mind and Life Institute • November 13, 2016

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Interconnection | Mindfulness | Self & Other

Mind & Life Videos

ISCS 2016 – Master Lecture – John Dunne

Mind and Life Institute • November 11, 2016

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Interconnection

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Letter from the Future

Sheila Peltz Weinberg

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Social Change

2016 Mind & Life Dialogue XXXI

Power & Care

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection | Social Change

2016 Summer Research Institute Session

You Are Always on My Mind

Andreas Roepstorff

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Interconnection | Self & Other

2016 Summer Research Institute Session

Interdisciplinary Panel & Small Groups

Moderators:
Panel: Andreas Roepstorff, Catherine Kerr, Laurence J. Kirmayer, David McMahan, Martijn van Beek, Carol Worthman

Topics: Interconnection | Self & Other

2016 Summer Research Institute Session

Contemplative Life: An Anthropological Perspective

Martijn van Beek

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection

2015

Mind & Life Videos

Call to Care: Extending Care

Mind and Life Institute • November 4, 2015

Topics: Education | Interconnection | Self & Other

Mind & Life Videos

john powell: The Heart of Contemplative Practice

Mind and Life Institute • November 2, 2015

Topics: Interconnection | Mindfulness

Mind & Life Videos

Diana Chapman Walsh, ACEL Core Faculty

Mind and Life Institute • March 12, 2015

Topics: Education | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Sharon Daloz Parks, ACEL Core Faculty

Mind and Life Institute • March 10, 2015

Topics: Education | Interconnection | Social Change

2014

Mind & Life Videos

ISCS 2014 – Master Lecture – Brooke Dodson-Lavelle, Ven. Tenzin Priyadarshi

Mind and Life Institute • November 1, 2014

Topics: Education | Interconnection | Mindfulness

Mind & Life Videos

ISCS 2014 Pre-Conference – Opening Keynote – john a. powell

Mind and Life Institute • October 30, 2014

Topics: Education | Interconnection | Social Change

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Pre-Conference Closing Keynote

Sheryl Petty, Arthur Zajonc

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Mindfulness

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2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Pre-conference Introduction and Opening Keynote

john a. powell

Topics: Education | Interconnection | Social Change

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2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Master Lecture – Contemplative Inquiry and Science

B. Alan Wallace, Paul Ekman

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection

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2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 1 – The Social Dimension of Suffering – An Enactive Perspective

Elena Cuffari

Topics: Interconnection

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 1 – Is Compassion Good? The Science and the Conception of Prosocial Behavior

Paul Condon, Jake Davis, Gaelle Desbordes, John Makransky, Erin Robbins, Brooke D. Lavelle

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 2 – The Social Side of Mindfulness: From Lab to Life

Jordan Quaglia

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Interconnection | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Master Lecture – Secular Ethics

Brooke D. Lavelle, Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi

Topics: Education | Interconnection | Mindfulness

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2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 4 – Exploring the Intersection of Contemplative Practices and Computer Technologies

Katie Derthick

Topics: Interconnection | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Pre-Conference Workshop – Environmental Education

Jaimie Cloud, Patricia St. Onge

Topics: Education | Environment | Interconnection

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 4 – The Role of Empathy in Social Cognition

Alan Jurgens

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection

Mind & Life Videos

Mind and Life: Exploring Big Questions of Contemplative Science

Mind and Life Institute • October 20, 2014

Topics: Interconnection

Blog

The Bright Knight of the Soul  

Arthur Zajonc • September 18, 2014

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection

Blog

Embodying Care

Mind and Life Institute • September 18, 2014

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Education | Interconnection

Blog

The Paradox of Passion

Arthur Zajonc • July 24, 2014

Topics: Education | Interconnection

2013
2012

Mind & Life Contemplative Studies Fellowship

Nonattachment and Intergroup Harmony

Baljinder Sahdra

Topics: Interconnection | Self & Other

2011

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 10

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 9

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 8

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 7

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 6

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 5

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 4

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 3

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 2

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 1

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

2010

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XX – Session 5

Mind and Life Institute • April 11, 2010

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XX – Session 4

Mind and Life Institute • April 10, 2010

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XX – Session 3

Mind and Life Institute • April 10, 2010

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XX – Session 2

Mind and Life Institute • April 9, 2010

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XX – Session 1

Mind and Life Institute • April 9, 2010

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection

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