Dalai Lama Centre: The Ethics of Compassion

November 15, 2014
The Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion

Blackfriars, St Giles
Oxford OX1 3LY
United Kingdom


  • Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford

Keynote speakers:

Richard Conrad
Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford
Samuel Hughes
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford
Stephen Priest
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford
Tsering Tashi
Jamyang Buddhist Centre

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THE DALAI LAMA CENTRE FOR COMPASSION Warmly invites you to its Autumn event, The Ethics of Compassion, to take place on Saturday the 15th of November at Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford.

The event will comprise four talks on topics in compassion, spirituality and science. Refreshments will be provided and a wine reception will take place at the event’s close.

Time: 1:45pm-7pm.  

All are welcome, but places are limited. In order to register please write to [email protected] entitling your email ‘DLC Conference’. A £5 registration fee is payable on the door to contribute towards refreshments. Please enquire for concessions.

This event was organised by the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion. The Dalai Lama Centre is a non-confessional, interdisciplinary research centre and policy think-tank. Its foremost concern is to research compassion and its role in human affairs and to promote compassion in public policy.


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1:45 pm

Tea and coffee available


2:00 pm

Welcome and Introduction

Alex Norman

2:15 pm

Science and Spirituality

Stephen Priest

3:15 pm

Compassion in Moral Philosophy

Samuel Hughes

4:15 pm

Tea, coffee and refreshments


4:30 pm

Caught up with Jesus and Mary in God's Compassion

Fr Richard Conrad OP

5:30 pm

Compassion in Buddhist Practice

Tashi Tsering

6:30 pm

Drinks reception


7:00 pm

Conference end


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