Join UNESCO MGIEP’s 2018 Distinguished Lecture featuring Dr. Richard Davidson, William James and Vilas Research Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry and Founder & Director of the Center for Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison. In this Distinguished Lecture, Dr. Davidson will discuss how ‘Well-being can be created into a skill’. Join us for our Seventh Distinguished Lecture on a very engaging and relevant topic.

The lecture is open by invite only to educators, teachers, students, policy-makers and those interested in the field of socio-emotional learning, education, psychology, and psychiatry.

About the Distinguished Lecturer

Dr. Richard Davidson is the William James and Vilas Research Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry and Founder & Director of the Center for Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Davidson’s research is broadly focused on the neural bases of emotion and emotional style and methods to promote human flourishing including meditation and related contemplative practices.

He has published over 400 articles, numerous chapters, and reviews and edited 14 books. He is the author (with Sharon Begley) of “The Emotional Life of Your Brain” published in 2012 and co-author with Daniel Goleman of “Altered Traits” published in 2017. He was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2017.

About The Distinguished Lecture Series

The Distinguished Lecture Series invites speakers of global eminence to spark transformative ideas for our shared future. In a world of unprecedented complexity, interdependence and opportunity to talk across boundaries, the discourse for the future will have to be led by the world’s brightest minds in dialogue with youth.

These Lectures are expected to inspire a larger international dialogue on a more peaceful and sustainable world, built through better education, inclusive spaces, and global citizenship. Previous lecturers include Ms. Tawakkol Karman (Nobel Laureate 2011); Dr. Scilla Elworthy; Prof. Sugata Mitra; Prof. Martha Nussbaum; Madame Irina Bokova; Prof. KP Mohanan and Sir Partha Dasgupta.

Note: The lecture is open to educators, teachers, students, policy-makers and those interested in the field of socio-emotional learning, education, psychology, and psychiatry.

Date & Timing

Friday, December 7, 2018
Registrations commence 5:30 pm onwards. Lecture starts at 6 pm, followed by an interactive Q&A session and High Tea

Venue

Teen Murti Bhavan, Teen Murti Marg Area, New Delhi, INDIA

Register by visit the following link.

Contact

a.mehra@unesco.org
(91-11) 23072356

For official notification, visit here.

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