Speaker Series - Paul Ekman: "Darwin, the Dalai Lama and the nature of compassion"

Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 7:00pm

On Thursday, March 11, the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education will be hosting one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century for a special Speaker Series event.

Dr Paul Ekman will be giving a talk entitled “Darwin, the Dalai Lama and the nature of compassion”, which looks at the connection between an evolutionary and a Buddhist view of human nature and will provide a new formulation of the nature of empathy, compassion, altruism and heroism.

Date: Thursday, March 11, 2010
Time: 7:00 pm
Doors Open: 6:30 pm
Venue: SFU's Segal School of Business
Address: Room 1500 - 500 Granville St, Vancouver
Tickets: $20/$15 seniors and students, plus applicable service charges available at Vancouver Tix, by phone at 604-629-8849 or in person at the Arts Club Theatre on Granville Island.

Contact name: 
Dalai Lama Center
Contact email: 
info@dalailamacenter.org
Contact phone: 
604-215-2352
City: 
Vancouver
Venue: 
SFU School of Business