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‘Can You Feel Guilt about the Future?’ 17 January, Oxford

On Thursday 17 January the DLCC’s partner, the Humane Philosophy Project, in collaboration with the University of Oxford’s Ian Ramsey Centre will host a guest talk by Heidy Meriste (University of Tartu) on the topic ‘Can You Feel Guilt about the Future?’ Time: 5pm-6:15pm followed by drinks reception Venue: Theology … Continue reading

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‘Why Forgive?’ 4 December, Lincoln

The DLCC is delighted to be a sponsor of the 2018 Annual Philosophy Lecture at the University of Lincoln, which will be delivered by Professor John Lippet on the topic ‘Why Forgive?’ The event will take place at 5:30pm on Tuesday 4 December in room 20 of the Nicola De … Continue reading

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Compassion Matters project update

We are delighted to announce that the DLCC’s Compassion Matters educational outreach pilot has progressed with the project now rolled out to schools across the UK. Compassion Matters works with schools across the UK in supporting young people to develop intellectual and practical intellectual and socio-emotional skills by exploring ethical … Continue reading

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Compassion, Institutions and the Law

Reflections on the Law and Compassion Colloquium on Monday the 11th of June 2018 On Monday the 11th of June, Politics and Poetics organized a colloquium on the topic of Compassion and Law with sponsorship from the DLCC and other organisations. The colloquium started with a joint lecture from Jonathan … Continue reading

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Law and Compassion

The DLCC has teamed up with the journal Politics & Poetics and other sponsors to hold an afternoon colloquium on Monday the 11th of June, between 4-7 p.m., in the Aula of  Blackfriars Hall, Oxford. The topic is ‘Law and Compassion‘. This event is co-sponsored by the DLCC, The Humane Philosophy … Continue reading

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New Compassion Matters Executive Director Jimi Slattery

The DLCC is delighted to announce the appointment of Jimi Slattery as the new Executive Director of its Compassion Matters (CM) programme, bringing an ethics education grounded in compassion and related values into UK schools. Prior to joining the DLCC, Jimi was Head of Widening Access and Participation at the … Continue reading

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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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Compassion, Spirituality and Psychopathology Paper

This week the DLCC published an article by DLCC Fellow, Dr Connie Svob on the connections between compassion, spirituality, and psychopathology. The article reviews empirical research conducted by Svob and others, and advances evidence for the positive effects of compassion for mental health. Dr Svob’s work builds on evidence that … 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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