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2020

Inspiring Minds – Mindfulness and Racial Healing

Inspiring Minds - Mindfulness and Racial Healing

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | 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

Think Tanks

Mechanisms of Meditation and Consequences for Clinical Practice

Marieke van Vugt, David Vago, Antonino Raffone, Elena Antonova, Jos Brosschot, Anne Speckens, Heleen Slagter, Philipp Kanske, Judson Brewer, Susan Bogels, Henk Barendregt, Zoltan Dienes, Amber Carpenter, Shaun Gallagher, Brian Ostafin, Thorsten Barnhofer

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Mental Health | Mindfulness | Self & Other

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

Othering and Belonging

john a. powell

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

2018

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

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

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

Social Justice Breakout Session

angel Kyodo williams

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other | Social Change

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

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

Flexible Social Cognition and Dehumanisation

Lasana Harris

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Self & Other

2018 Summer Research Institute Session

Communication Between Cultures: Towards a Dialogue of Human Reconciliation

Michael Onyebuchi Eze

Topics: 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

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

Blog

How Do We Know What’s True?

Mind and Life Institute • 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 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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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

Meditation Practice: Cultivating Love and Compassion

Roshi Joan Halifax, Sharon Salzberg

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

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

Liberation Through Memory and Storytelling

Sheila Peltz Weinberg

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

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 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

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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

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Mind & Life XXX – Session 4

Mind and Life Institute • December 17, 2015

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

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Mind & Life XXX – Session 3

Mind and Life Institute • December 17, 2015

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

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Mind & Life XXX – Session 2

Mind and Life Institute • December 17, 2015

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

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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

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

Antonio Carvalho

Topics: Environment | Self & Other

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

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 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

Blog

Grey Matters: Examining Subjective Experience

Mind and Life Institute • August 13, 2014

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Self & Other

2012

Mind & Life Contemplative Studies Fellowship

Nonattachment and Intergroup Harmony

Baljinder Sahdra

Topics: Interconnection | Self & Other

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