SPEAKERS

TENZIN GYATSO
His Holiness the 14th
Dalai Lama
 

PROF. SIR PAUL COLLIER
Professor in Economics
and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, U.K

BROTHER THIERRY-MARIE COURAU, O.P.
Dean of the “Theologicum”
– Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, Institut Catholique de Paris (Catholic University of Paris), France

 

OLAFUR ELIASSON
Artist
Studio Olafur Eliasson, Germany

DR SCILLA ELWORTHY
Founder, Oxford Research Group, U.K
Founder, Peace Direct, U.K
Co-Founder, Rising Women Rising World, U.S.A
Councillor, World Future Council

PROF. DR ALEXANDRA M. FREUND
Professor of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

 

ROSHI JOAN HALIFAX, Ph.D.
Abbot, Upaya Zen Center, Santa Fe, U.S.A

PROF. DR MARKUS HEINRICHS
Department of Psychology, Laboratory for Biological and Personality Psychology, University of Freiburg, Germany
Freiburg Brain Imaging Center, University Medical Center, University of Freiburg, Germany

DR UWE JEAN HEUSER
Head, Economic Department of the German weekly “Die Zeit”
Professor, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany

 

PROF. EM. SARAH BLAFFER HRDY
Professor emerita, University of California-Davis, U.S.A

THUPTEN JINPA, Ph.D.
President, Institute of Tibetan Classics, Montreal, Canada
Adjunct professor, Faculty of Religious Studies, McGill University, Canada
Chair, Mind & Life Institute, U.S.A

FRÉDÉRIC LALOUX
Adviser in new organizational systems, Belgium
Author

 

ALAA MURABIT, M.D.
Founder, The Voice of Libyan Women, Libya
Advisor, UN Security Council Resolution 1325 Global Study
Advisor, UN Women Global Civil Society Advisory Group

MATTHIEU RICARD, Ph.D.
Buddhist monk, photographer,
humanitarian, author
Shechen Monastery, Nepal

PROF. JOHAN ROCKSTRÖM
Executive Director, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden
Professor in Environmental Science, Stockholm University, Sweden

 

PROF. RICHARD C. SCHWARTZ, Ph.D.
Developer of the Internal Family Systems Model
Teaching Associate, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, U.S.A

PROF. DR TANIA SINGER
Director, Department of Social Neuroscience
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

PROF. DENNIS JAMES SNOWER, Ph.D.
President, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel, Germany
Professor of Economics, Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany

 

RABBI AWRAHAM SOETENDORP
Founder and President, Jacob Soetendorp Institute for Human Values, Netherlands

THEO SOWA
CEO, African Women's Development Fund,
Ghana

PAULINE TANGIORA, J.P., Q.S.O., Q.S.M.
Maori elder from the Rongomaiwahine Tribe,
New Zealand
Justice of the Peace

 

PROF. FRANS B. M. DE WAAL, Ph.D.
C. H. Candler Professor of Psychology, Emory University, U.S.A
Director, Living Links Center at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, U.S.A
Distinguished Professor, University of Utrecht, Netherlands

JODY WILLIAMS
Nobel Peace Prize, 1997
International Ambassador, International Campaign to Ban Landmines
Chair, Nobel Women’s Initiative

 
 

WORKSHOP LEADERS

BROTHER THIERRY-MARIE COURAU, O.P.
Dean of the “Theologicum”
– Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, Institut Catholique de Paris (Catholic University of Paris), France

JULIAN CROUCH
Director, designer, writer, U.S.A

RAFAEL EBNER
Yin Yoga Teacher, Austria

 

ROSHI JOAN HALIFAX, Ph.D.
Abbot, Upaya Zen Center, Santa Fe, U.S.A

MARTIN KALUNGU-BANDA
Core-Faculty, Presencing Institute, Zambia, U.K

SASKIA LANE
Musician, composer, educator, U.S.A

 

MARIA JOAO PIRES
Pianist
Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, Belgium

MATTHIEU RICARD, Ph.D.
Buddhist monk, photographer,
humanitarian, author
Shechen Monastery, Nepal

PROF. RICHARD C. SCHWARTZ, Ph.D.
Developer of the Internal Family Systems Model
Teaching Associate, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, U.S.A

 

GODFREY SPENCER, M.A. (Cantab.)
Former Director, CNVC Board
Outgoing Chairman, Belgian NVC Association, Belgium

RYAN SPIELMAN
Ashtanga Yoga teacher, UK