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Event Information:

  • Sat
    16
    Jun
    2018

    Happiness and Wellbeing Conference

    9:30am - 5:00pmCarrs Lane Conference Centre Albert Street, Birmingham B4 7SX

    A one-day conference to explore the theme of happiness and wellbeing from religious, philosophical, psychological, health and other perspectives.

    Programme

    From Buddhist meditation to modern secular therapy: an analysis of mindfulness in ancient and modern contexts.

    Richard King, Professor of Buddhist and Asian Studies, University of Kent, UK (Keynote Speaker)

    Why I’m happy to feel sad

    Linda Gask, Emerita Professor of Psychiatry, University of Manchester, UK (Keynote Speaker)

    The science of happiness

    Vishal Soni, Lead Practitioner in Science, Light Hall Academy, UK

    Understanding happiness and wellbeing: a Hindu perspective

    Dr Sharada Sugirtharajah, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Birmingham, UK

    Happiness and health

    Emerita Professor Paula Mcgee, Birmingham City University, UK

    Jesus disturbing charter of happiness

    Dr David McLoughlin, Newman University, UK

    Happiness and wellbeing: an act of contemplation

    Musa Askari, Newcastle, UK

    Conference fee £20.50
    For further information and to book a place: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/happiness-and-wellbeing-tickets-42454677082
    This event is organised by Dr Sharada Sugirtharajah: sharada60@outlook.com and Professor Paula McGee: paula.mcgee2978@gmail.com

    Download poster for Happiness and Wellbeing Conference