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2020
2019

Think Tanks

Critical Neuroscience and the Politics of Mindfulness Interventions for Youth: A Proposal for an Interdisciplinary Working Group

Suparna Choudhury, William Wannynn, Elena Hailwood, Steven Stanley, Jennifer Thomson, Rhonda Magee, Elizabeth Gagen, David Forbes, Kristina Eichel, Ana Gomez-Carillo, Joshua Moses, Rachel Lilley, Funie Hsu, Paul Howard Jones, Barbara Ibinarriago Soltero, Anne Harrington, Jamie Kucinskas

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Education | Mindfulness | Self & Other | Social Change

2019 Summer Research Institute Session

Dismantling Oppression from the Inside Out

Doris F. Chang

Topics: Education | Mindfulness | Social Change

2019 Summer Research Institute Session

Interdisciplinary Panel: Translating Neuroscience

Moderators: Andrew Dreitcer, Elissa Epel
Panel: Anil Seth, Clifford Saron, Daniel Siegel, Lawrence Barsalou, Yoona Kang, Norman Farb, Elissa Epel

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Education

2018

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Laura Rendon – Contemplative Education Centering Social Justice

Mind and Life Institute • November 9, 2018

Topics: Education | Social Change

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

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

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

Keynote “Toward A Transformed Vision of Contemplative Education Centering Social Justice”

Laura Rendón

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education | 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

Think Tanks

Mindfulness Practices as Anti-Oppression Pedagogy: Strategies for Preparation, Implementation, and Assessment

Greta Gaard, Zenzele Isoke, Beth Berila, Alex Haley, Doug Kennedy, Louise Delagran, Erik Storlie, Shannon Gibney, David Voelker, Alison Staudinger, Franklin Chen, Sawa Senzaki, Samuel Cocks, Ann Lawton, Kaylee Spencer, Courtney Wells, Mary Wright, Ann Brand, Michelle Hamilton, Terri Karris, Brian McAlister

Topics: Education | Mindfulness | Social Change | Stress & Resilience

2018 International Research Institute Session

Emerging Scholars Panel: Interdisciplinary Panel

Moderators: Yuki Imoto
Panel: Hiroe Hu, Yuuta Kawasaki, Masahiro Fujino, Yuki Imoto

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education

2018 International Research Institute Session

The Feature and Significance of the Philosophy of Kyoto School

Masakatsu Fujita

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education

2018 Mind & Life Dialogue XXXIII Session

Early Childhood Development and Social Emotional Learning

Richard J. Davidson, Michel Boivin, Daniel Goleman, Kimberly Schonert-Reichl

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Stress & Resilience

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

2018 Mind & Life Dialogue XXXIII Session

Meta-Awareness and Attention Training in Education Research

Amishi Jha, Sona Dimidjian, Thupten Jinpa Langri, Richard J. Davidson

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Compassion & Empathy | Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

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

2017

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Establishing Contemplative Studies Programs: Practices, Priorities and Problems

Anne Klein, Harold Roth, Mirabai Bush, Carolyn Jacobs, Judith Simmer-Brown, David Germano, John Dunne

Topics: Education

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MLI XXXII Session 5

Mind and Life Institute • August 19, 2017

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

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 Summer Research Institute Session

Part II – Transdisciplinary Research

Michael Lifshitz, Wendy Weber, Clifford Saron, Elizaveta Solomonova

Topics: Education | Interconnection

2017 Summer Research Institute Session

Part I – Transdisciplinary Research

Evan Thompson, Michael Lifshitz, Elizaveta Solomonova, Lis Nielsen

Topics: Education | Interconnection

Think Tanks

Educating the Heart: Cultivating Compassionate Global Citizens

Caroline Murphy, Thomas Pruzinsky, Scarlett Lewis, Liz Gulliford, Alan McMurray, Anne-Marie Poynor, Jacqueline Irwin, James Nelson, Alan McCully, Dorothy Black, Gerard McCann, Anne Dichelle, Majella O’Shea, Rita Sexton, Aidan Clifford, Frank Geary, Brendan Ozawa-de Silva

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Education

2016

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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 – Evening Conversation

Mind and Life Institute • November 12, 2016

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Mindfulness

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ISCS 2016 – Master Lecture – Robert Roeser

Mind and Life Institute • November 12, 2016

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Mindfulness | Social Change

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ISCS 2016 – Master Lecture – Erin McCarthy

Mind and Life Institute • November 12, 2016

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Social Change

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ISCS 2016 – Master Lecture – Jeremy Hunter

Mind and Life Institute • November 12, 2016

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Stress & Resilience

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ISCS 2016 – Master Lecture – Harold Roth

Mind and Life Institute • November 11, 2016

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Education

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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

Evening Conversation – The Promises and Perils of Mainstreaming Mindfulness (Ticketed Event)

Susan Bauer-Wu, Jeremy Hunter, Carolyn Jacobs, Amishi Jha, Sharon Salzberg

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Mindfulness

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Master Lectures: Embodying Change: Buddhism, Feminism, and Contemplative Education

Erin McCarthy

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Social Change

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Master Lectures: School Systems, Educational Reform and Mindfulness Training

Robert Roeser

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Mindfulness | Social Change

Blog

A Call for More Compassionate, Equitable Education

Mind and Life Institute • November 2, 2016

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Education | Social Change

2015

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Call to Care: Overview

Mind and Life Institute • November 9, 2015

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Education | Mindfulness

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Call to Care in Practice: A Day in the Life of PS 112

Mind and Life Institute • November 4, 2015

Topics: Education

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Call to Care: Extending Care

Mind and Life Institute • November 4, 2015

Topics: Education | Interconnection | Self & Other

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Call to Care: Self-Care

Mind and Life Institute • November 4, 2015

Topics: Education | Stress & Resilience

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ACEL Participant, Angel Acosta: Contemplative Inquiry in Education

Mind and Life Institute • October 15, 2015

Topics: Education | Social Change

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Diana Chapman Walsh, ACEL Core Faculty

Mind and Life Institute • March 12, 2015

Topics: Education | Interconnection | Social Change

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Call to Care: Vietnam

Mind and Life Institute • March 10, 2015

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Education | Social Change

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Call to Care: Israel

Mind and Life Institute • March 10, 2015

Topics: Education | Social Change | Stress & Resilience

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Call to Care: Bhutan

Mind and Life Institute • March 10, 2015

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Education | Social Change

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Sharon Daloz Parks, ACEL Core Faculty

Mind and Life Institute • March 10, 2015

Topics: Education | Interconnection | Social Change

2014

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Mind & Life Institute: ISCS 2014 highlights

Mind and Life Institute • November 2, 2014

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Mental Health

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ISCS 2014 – Master Lecture – Sona Dimidjian, Amishi Jha

Mind and Life Institute • November 1, 2014

Topics: Education | Mental Health | Mindfulness

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

Mind and Life Institute • November 1, 2014

Topics: Education | Interconnection | Mindfulness

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ISCS 2014 – Master Lecture – Philip Zelazo

Mind and Life Institute • November 1, 2014

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Education | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

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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

Master Lecture – Successes and Challenges of Mindfulness Training in Applied Settings

Sona Dimidjian, Amishi Jha

Topics: Education | Mental Health | Mindfulness

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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 3 – Innovations in Mindfulness for Educators: Complementary Approaches and Outcomes

Mark Greenberg, Alexis Harris, Patricia (Tish) Jennings, Robert Roeser, Kimberly Schonert-Reichl

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Education | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 2 – The Tears of a Scholar: Bringing Mindfulness into Higher Education

Laurie Cozad, Susan Gere, Catherine Koverola, Nancy Waring

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 1 – Philosophical Foundations for Contemplative Pedagogy in Higher Education: New Research in the Field

Susan Burggraf, Barry Kroll, Erin McCarthy, Harold Roth, Judith Simmer-Brown

Topics: Education | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 2 – Mindfulness in Education for Teachers and Students

Lisa Flook, Simon Goldberg

Topics: Education | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 2 – Contemplative Education: From Neoliberal to Transformational?

David Forbes

Topics: Education | Social Change

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Master Lecture – Fostering Resilience through Mindfulness in Childhood

Phil Zelazo

Topics: Education | Mindfulness

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2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Master Lecture – Contemplative Science Goes to School

Patricia (Tish) Jennings, Kimberly Schonert-Reichl

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Education | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

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2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 1 – Contemplation as Organizational Transformation in a Research I University: The University of Virginia as a Case Study

Dorothe Bach, Susan Bauer-Wu, David Germano, Patricia (Tish) Jennings, David Mick, Kurtis Schaeffer

Topics: Education | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 3 – Being Mindful About Teaching Mindfulness: Evaluating the Consequences of Peer Instruction

Philip Leger, Ishan Walpola

Topics: Education | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 3 – Looking Back to Move Forward: Exploring Shortand Long-Term (20-year) Impacts of Early Exposure (Elementary School) to Mindful-Based Learning (MBL)

Julianne Cheek, John Kabat-Zinn, David Lipschitz, Yoshio Nakamura, David Vago

Topics: Education | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Pre-Conference Workshop – Mind the Gap: Understanding the Distance Between Contemplative and Transformative Education

June Rimmer, Pamela Seigel

Topics: Education | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 3 – Integration and Engagement: Personal and Professional Practice in the Lab, the Clinic, and Education

Lone Fjorback, Andreas Roepstorff, Martijn van Beek

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Education | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 4 – Contemplative Technologies and Liberal Arts and Sciences

Morgan Harris, Sarah Helms, Grace McGee

Topics: Education | 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

Pre-Conference Workshop – From Grassroots Community Building to Generating a Movement

Leslie Booker, Kristen Zimmerman

Topics: Education | Social Change

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

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

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Pre-Conference Workshop – Getting from Here to There: Perspectives on System Change in Education

Janice Jackson, Jerome Murphy

Topics: Education | Social Change

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Pre-Conference Workshop – Teaching for Radical Transformation

Rhonda Magee, Maria Pacheco

Topics: Education | Mindfulness | Social Change

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 5 – The Cultivation of Emotional Intelligence in Multiple Disciplines: Relevance of Contemplative Pedagogy to University Education

Peter Grossenbacher, Judith Simmer-Brown, Phillip Stanley

Topics: Education | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 5 – Yoga in the Public School Setting: Rationale and Research

Mark Greenberg, Sat Bir Khalsa, Laura White

Topics: Body-based Practices | Education | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 5 – Increasing Emotional and Cognitive Regulation Among Highly Vulnerable Youth: Advancing the Science of Mindfulness Training

Michelle Evans-Chase, Patricia (Tish) Jennings, Noelle Leonard, Erica Sibinga

Topics: Education | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 5 – LifeWorks at Stanford

Anthony Antonio, Jonah Willihnganz

Topics: Education | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 4 – Challenges in Teaching Secular Compassion Cultivation

Dent Gitchel

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Education

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 4 – Yoga and Mindfulness: Engaging the Undergraduate Learner

Debra Alvis

Topics: Education | Mindfulness

Blog

Embodying Care

Mind and Life Institute • September 18, 2014

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Education | Interconnection

Blog

Church, State, and the Mindfulness Movement

Mind and Life Institute • September 18, 2014

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Social Change

Blog

The Paradox of Passion

Mind and Life Institute • July 24, 2014

Topics: Education | Interconnection

Blog

The Care Proposition

Mind and Life Institute • July 2, 2014

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Education | Mindfulness

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