Empathy and Compassion in Society Youth Gathering
Venue: Southbank Centre
|Event Date/Time: Nov 22, 2012|
|Registration Date: Jun 15, 2012|
|Early Registration Date: May 01, 2012|
Over 300 teenagers will get the chance to put these questions and more to some of the worldâ€™s leading experts on empathy and compassion at a groundbreaking conference in London in November.
The speakers addressing secondary school students will include neuroscientist and empathy specialist Tania Singer, theologian Karen Armstrong, initiator of the Charter for Compassion, co-founder of Action for Happiness and headmaster of Wellington College Anthony Seldon, and Yotam Heineberg, who works with gang members-turned-peacemakers.
Participating schools are invited to make empathy and compassion the hot topic of the next academic year. They will gather on Thursday 22nd November at the London Southbank Centre near Westminster. Early registration ends on 1st May.