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