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Book Release: Forgiveness is Really Strange

We are pleased to inform followers of the DLCC of the publication of Forgiveness is Really Strange by DLCC Honorary Fellow, Marina Cantacuzino and Dr. Masi Noor, with art by Sophie Standing This imaginative comic uses science and real stories to explore key aspects of forgiveness, asking what it means … Continue reading

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Honorary Fellow, Dame Claire Bertschinger

The DLCC is delighted to announce as its latest Honorary Fellow, Dame Claire Bertschinger DBE DL DHEd DSSC DSc (Hon Causa) MSc RGN. Currently an Assistant Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Dame Claire was honoured as Dame Commander of British Empire by the Queen in 2010 for services … Continue reading

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Steps on the Path to Enlightenment Publication

We are pleased to announce the publication of Steps on the Path to Enlightenment: A Commentary on Tsongkhapa’s Lamrim Chenmo; Vol. 5 Insight by Geshe Lhundub Sopa with DLCC Fellow Dr Dechen Rochard. Steps on the Path to Enlightenment is a comprehensive commentary on the Lamrim Chenmo, the most famous work of … Continue reading

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Compassion and Mourning

Compassion and Mourning: the costs and benefits of emotional involvement Emotional involvement in others’ suffering comes at a cost. An obvious example is the ‘compassion fatigue’ felt by care-workers who have to deal with the emotional strain caused by exposure to human suffering on a daily basis. This kind of experience is … Continue reading

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Compassion, Spirituality, and Psychopathology

A Global Perspective on the Relation between Compassion, Spirituality, and Psychopathology Connie Svob Columbia University Download PDF There has been a growing interest in the link between spirituality and psychopathology, including increasing evidence that spirituality may be protective against various aspects of mental illness, such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse, … Continue reading

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DLCC Reception, The Charterhouse

Last week, in the Elizabethan splendour of the Great Chamber of London’s Charterhouse, an evening reception hosted by world-renowned actress and activist Joanna Lumley marked the launch of the DLCC’s major fundraising programme. The event also marked the launch of its Compassion Matters programme, in partnership with the Dragon School, … Continue reading

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Conference: Transhumanism

On 3rd-8th April 2017 DLCC Fellow Dr. Dr. Benedikt Göcke has organised a wide ranging conference on the theme of transhumanism. This event will also feature a talk by DLCC Fellow Ralph Weir. Transhumanism is the thesis that we should deploy the means provided by the sciences to change human nature and … Continue reading

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Ancient Wisdom: Modern World

Reflections on Professor Paul Lodge’s Michaelmas 2016 seminars on the Dalai Lama’s Ethics In Michaelmas term 2016, the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion (DLCC) sponsored a public seminar series led by DLCC Fellow Professor Paul Lodge, based on the Dalai Lama’s 1999 book, Ancient Wisdom, Modern World: Ethics for a New … Continue reading

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Death of DLCC Fellow, Derek Parfit

Death of DLCC Fellow, Derek Parfit DLCC Fellow and Emeritus Professor of All Souls College, University of Oxford, Derek Parfit died on 1st January 2017. Professor Parfit was an immensely influential ethicist whose groundbreaking work served to define several ongoing discussions. His 1984 book, Reasons and Persons advanced challenging arguments … Continue reading

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DLCC Lecture, Simon Baron-Cohen

On 16th January 2017 DLCC Fellow, Professor Simon Baron-Cohen will deliver a talk entitled ‘Zero Degrees of Empathy’ on the psychology of empathy. This event is free and open to the public and will take place in the Danson Room, Trinity College, Oxford from 1:30pm-3:00pm. A sandwich lunch will be … Continue reading

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