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Alexander Stoddart to Become Honorary Fellow of the DLCC

Alexander (Sandy) Stoddart,  Her Majesty’s Sculptor in Ordinary in Scotland, has recently accepted an Honorary Fellowship with the DLCC. Stoddart is known for figurative neoclassical sculptures, his most famous works including the bronze statues of David Hume (pictured left) and Adam Smith on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. In Oxford … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama Wins Hearts and Minds at Glastonbury

A report from Glastonbury Festival by Communications intern, Issie Lakin (Year 10, Alcester Academy). The morning of Sunday the 28th of June at Glastonbury music festival was quiet, with a sense of mystery in the air as rumours whispered through the tents and anticipation heightened. At 10.30am via worthyFM, the … Continue reading

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Derek Parfit to become Honorary Fellow of the DLCC

The DLCC is delighted to announce that preeminent ethicist, Professor Derek Parfit, will be joining the centre as an Honorary Fellow. Professor Parfit is Emeritus Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, University of Oxford, and has taught as a visiting professor of philosophy at New York University, Harvard, and … Continue reading

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Simon Baron-Cohen to become Honorary Fellow of the DLCC

We are very pleased to announce that Dr Simon Baron-Cohen, Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at the university of Cambridge, is to join the DLCC as an honorary fellow. Professor Baron-Cohen, who is the present director of the Autism Research Centre (ARC) in Cambridge, is considered to be Europe’s foremost researcher … Continue reading

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Marina Cantacuzino to become Honorary Fellow of the DLCC

We are delighted to announce that Marina Cantacuzino, founder of the Forgiveness Project, will be joining the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion as an Honorary Fellow. Ms Cantacuzino, who began her career as a freelance journalist, became drawn to the issue of forgiveness and the struggle for reconciliation during the … Continue reading

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Thupten Jinpa, A Fearless Heart

On June 18th 2015 the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion hosted the distinguished Tibetan philosopher and chief English translator for His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Thuptem Jinpa to speak about his new book A Fearless Heart. In this book Jinpa shows us how compassion can reduce stress and lead to … Continue reading

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Viscount Hinchingbrooke Joins Board of Trustees

We are pleased to announce that Viscount Hinchingbrooke (Luke Montagu) will be joining the Board of Trustees here at the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion. Luke brings a wealth of experience from his work in the media and as an entrepreneur and we look forward to benefitting from his guidance. … Continue reading

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Imam Ibrahim Amin, Compassion in Islam

On June 18th the Dalai Lama Centre will host Imam Ibrahim Amin of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies for a morning seminar. Imam Amin will deliver a talk introducing perspectives on compassion in Islam. This event is one of an ongoing series of talks examining compassion across traditions. The … Continue reading

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The Treasure of Solidarity

The Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion is one of several partner organisations supporting the international seminar “The Treasure of Solidarity: Lessons for Europe”. The seminar will take place on May 4-5 2015 at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to the European Union Rue Stevin 139, 1000 Brussels, … Continue reading

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Charles Taylor appointed Fellow of the Dalai Lama Centre

The Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion is very pleased to announce as its newest Fellow one of the outstanding thinkers of our time, the philosopher Charles Taylor. Professor Taylor is known worldwide for his contributions to political philosophy, to the philosophy of social science, and to intellectual history. In recognition … Continue reading

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