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Self & Other Offerings

2022 Summer Research Institute

Othering, Belonging, and Becoming

Topics: Self & Other

Inspiring Minds – Rescheduled for February 2022

Healing Intergenerational Trauma

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

2021

Think Tanks

Resistance through Resilience: A Compassionate Approach to Interrupting Privilege

Megan Kennedy, Ralina Joseph, Jas Moultrie, Bonnie Duran, LaNesha DeBardelaben

Topics: Mindfulness | Self & Other | Social Change

Documentary

Evolution of the Heart

Mind and Life Institute • June 6, 2021

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

2021 Summer Research Institute Session

Earth Democracy : Connecting the Rights of Mother Earth and the Well Being of All

Vandana Shiva

Topics: Environment | Interconnection | Self & Other

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2020

2020 Contemplative Research Conference Session

Meditation: “Taking a Stand by Taking Your Seat”

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Topics: Interconnection | Self & Other | Social Change

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

Blog

Can We Change Racial Bias?

Wendy Hasenkamp • July 17, 2020

Topics: Mindfulness | Self & Other | Social Change

News

2020 President’s Call

Mind and Life Institute • May 20, 2020

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Interconnection | Self & Other

2019

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

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 Hamid Mohammed

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Self & Other

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Social Justice Breakout Session

angel Kyodo williams

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other | Social Change

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Master Lectures: Contemplative Studies Panel: Contemplating the Future of “Contemplative Studies”

Moderators: Erin McCarthy
Panel: Amishi Jha, Harold Roth, Ed Sarath, Erin McCarthy

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Self & Other

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Master Lectures: Social Justice Panel: “From Awareness to Embodied Change: A Conversation Toward Contemplative Justice”

Moderators: Dominique A. Malebranche
Panel: Helen Weng, Oliver Hill, Rhonda Magee, Dominique A. Malebranche

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other | Social Change

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

The Ceremony of Art: Mindfulness In Indigenous Art and Vision

Gregory Cajete

Topics: Education | Mindfulness | Self & Other

Blog

The Geopolitics of the Other

Mind and Life Institute • September 19, 2018

Topics: Self & Other | Social Change

2018 Summer Research Institute Session

Communication Between Cultures: Towards a Dialogue of Human Reconciliation

Michael Onyebuchi Eze

Topics: Self & Other

2018 Summer Research Institute Session

Flexible Social Cognition and Dehumanisation

Lasana Harris

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Self & Other

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

Blog

How Do We Know What’s True?

Janna R. White, Wendy Hasenkamp • February 12, 2018

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other | Social Change

2017

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MLI XXXII Session 4

Mind and Life Institute • August 18, 2017

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

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MLI XXXII Session 2

Mind and Life Institute • August 17, 2017

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

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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

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 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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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 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

Love and Enaction: Towards an Engaged Epistemology

Hanne De Jaegher

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

2016

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ISCS 2016 – Closing Keynote – Evan Thompson

Mind and Life Institute • November 13, 2016

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

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ISCS 2016 – Keynote – Rhonda Magee

Mind and Life Institute • November 12, 2016

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Education | Mindfulness | Self & Other | Social Change

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ISCS 2016 – Master Lecture – Sarah Bowen

Mind and Life Institute • November 11, 2016

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health | Mindfulness | Self & Other

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Modern Interpretations of Zen Buddhist Teachings

Takafumi Kawakami Osho

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

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Sustainable Compassion Training—Receiving-Care Mode of Practice

John Makransky

Topics: Body-based Practices | Compassion & Empathy | Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Liberation Through Memory and Storytelling

Sheila Peltz Weinberg

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

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Sustainable Compassion Training—Extending Care Mode of Practice

John Makransky

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Self & Other

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Meditation Practice: Cultivating Love and Compassion

Roshi Joan Halifax, Sharon Salzberg

Topics: Body-based Practices | Compassion & Empathy | Mindfulness | 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

You Are Always on My Mind

Andreas Roepstorff

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

2015

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXX – Session 8

Mind and Life Institute • December 17, 2015

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other

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Mind & Life XXX – Session 7

Mind and Life Institute • December 17, 2015

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other

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Mind & Life XXX – Session 6

Mind and Life Institute • December 17, 2015

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other

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Mind & Life XXX – Session 5

Mind and Life Institute • December 17, 2015

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXX – Session 4

Mind and Life Institute • December 17, 2015

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXX – Session 3

Mind and Life Institute • December 17, 2015

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXX – Session 2

Mind and Life Institute • December 17, 2015

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXX – Session 1

Mind and Life Institute • December 17, 2015

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other

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Call to Care: Extending Care

Mind and Life Institute • November 4, 2015

Topics: Education | Interconnection | Self & Other

2015 Summer Research Institute Session

Fear and Trust: A Multidisciplinary Overview

Alfred Kaszniak

Topics: Self & Other

2015 Summer Research Institute

Fear and Trust in Self and Society

Topics: Self & Other

2014

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ISCS 2014 – Master Lecture – Harold Roth

Mind and Life Institute • November 1, 2014

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Master Lecture – Science, Daoism, and Scholarly Subjectivity

Harold Roth

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other

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2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 3 – Spiritual Well-Being in Historical Perspective

Francis Mckay

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 3 – Meditation, Ecology, and Subjectivity: Performing Entangled Selves

Antonio Carvalho

Topics: Environment | Self & Other

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 3 – Being in the Body: Contemplative Practice, Interoceptive Awareness, and Health

Jennifer Daubenmeier, Norman Farb, Anne Klein, Wolf Mehling, Martin Paulus, Cynthia Price

Topics: Mindfulness | Self & Other

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 4 – Leaning into Difference Through Contemplative Education: A Mindful Exploration of Power, Privilege, and Oppression

Deb Bopsie, Ugur Kocataskin, Regina Smith

Topics: Education | Self & Other | Social Change

Blog

The Peril and Promise of Selflessness

Mind and Life Institute • September 18, 2014

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Mental Health | Self & Other

2013
2012

Mind & Life Contemplative Studies Fellowship

Nonattachment and Intergroup Harmony

Baljinder Sahdra

Topics: Interconnection | Self & Other

2009
2008
2007
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