Past events

The Dalai Lama Center is pleased to host information regarding occasional third party events which are in keeping with the mission and values of the Center. Click here to add your event.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 4:30pm - 7:00pm

How does social and emotional learning influence student learning and relate to teaching practice? What is its relationship to social responsibility and personalizing learning? What is the relationship between the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education and the provincial direction of personalizing learning and enhancing 21st Century Skills? more

Thursday, August 25, 2011, 6:45pm - 9:30pm

In August, Sir Ken Robinson returned to Vancouver for Educating the Heart and Mind. It was an opportunity for Sir Ken to share some of the insights from his many years working towards a revolution in education. more

Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 6:45pm - 8:30pm
SFU Woodward's
Vancouver

On May 10, Daniel Siegel visited Vancouver for the closing event to the Dalai Lama Center's spring Speakers Series. The theme to these events has been "Living Compassion Inside and Out" and his discussion on Mindsight was very much on key. For Dr. Siegel, once we see the mind (inside...) we can have more healthy relationships with others (...and out). more

Friday, April 29, 2011, 7:00pm
BCIT
Vancouver

The giver’s glow. The helper’s high. These are just a couple of the terms used to describe the phenomenon of the positive reaction we have when we decide to help others.Dr. Stephen Post has been researching this phenomenon for the better part of the last two decades and he shared some of his insights on April 29 during The Power of Giving, Compassion and Hope. more

Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 7:00pm
SFU Woodward's

On April 12, in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, a neighbourhood with its fair share of challenges, the notion of community was both discussed and on display.The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education welcomed Rev. Ric Matthews of First United Church and Jannet Ann Nordemann of Canadians 4 Compassion for Living Compassion in Community. more

Thursday, March 3, 2011, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Delta Vancouver Suites Hotel
Vancouver

On March 3, Dr Jack Miller visited Vancouver for “Educating for Wisdom and Compassion”. In this talk, he put forth three elements of wisdom ­– insight, humility, love.Insight, for Dr Miller, is a glimpse into how things really are. He says, for example, insight is to see how deeply connected things really are “at all levels of the cosmos.” more

Wednesday, February 2, 2011, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
SFU Harbour Centre
Vancouver

On February 2, Dr Mark Greenberg joined the Dalai Lama Center for a special Speakers Series event, "Developing Mindfulness in Families, Schools and Youth". The evening brought Mark together with his wife Christa Turksma and local educator Dr Kimberly Schonert-Reichl to talk about how mindful training can play an important role in youth development. more

Monday, November 8, 2010, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Room 1420 Harbour Centre
Vancouver

Schools measure outcomes that they care about. Mary Gordon believes we only measure what we treasure, and unfortunately children’s social and emotional literacy have not made the agenda for most education systems. more

Wednesday, June 16, 2010, 7:30pm

The Dalai Lama on the idea of wise selfish:“Helping others does not mean we do this at our own expense. want happiness. How to do this? By cultivating compassion, by cultivating altruism. When they care for others, they themselves are the first to benefit—they are first to get maximum happiness. That’s real wisdom.” more

Friday, March 19, 2010, 7:00pm
SFU School of Business
Vancouver

Jody Williams returns to Vancouver on March 19. more