On Friday 16 September, the University of Strasbourg invited the Dalai Lama to a dialogue with the scientific community, at the interface of modern science, engagement, and meditation.
This scientific discussion with the Dalai Lama were a first in France. Based on 4 different thematic conversations between scientific experts, a moderator and the Dalai Lama, this conference was an opportunity for a shared enlightening on scientific knowledge and meditation.
What are the mutual contributions of neuroscience and meditation? What are the interactions between body, consciousness, and meditation? How is meditation affecting our ability to act? What are the links between body and mind? The panels will debate all these questions and more.
This event is presented by the University of Strasbourg, within the framework of the Dalai Lama's visit in Strasbourg, in partnership with the Mind and Life Institute.
Speakers and moderators : Gilles Bertschy - Michel Bitbol - Jean-Gérard Bloch - Gaël Chételat - Michel Deneken - Steven Laureys - Antoine Lutz - Michel de Mathelin - Matthieu Ricard – Tania Singer - Wolf Singer - B. Alan Wallace - Cornelius Weiller
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