The Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre will host a Public Lecture by Dr. Peter Malinowski, Liverpool John Moores University on the Psychological Science of Meditation: The state of the art and some Tibetan Buddhist Perspectives.
Dr. Peter Malinowski is a Psychologist and Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience and directs the Meditation Research Lab at LJMU’s Research Centre for Brain and Behaviour. He has a particular interest in investigating cognitive and emotional aspects of meditation and in advancing meditation as a preventative approach and a way of unveiling inherent psychological strengths and qualities. Being invested in researching Tibetan Buddhist techniques, he is aware of the necessity for liaising with Buddhist Studies experts to advance the field.
Dr. Geoffrey Samuel, Prof. emeritus, Cardiff University, Honorary Associate University of Sydney is an internationally renowned expert on Tibetan culture and South Asian Tantrism.
Dr. Jim Rheingans is a Lecturer for Tibetan Buddhism at The University of Sydney and convener of this event; his research focuses on Tibetan literature, history and Buddhist meditation traditions.
Program: Public Talk, Psychological Science of Meditation: The state of the art and some Tibetan Buddhist Perspectives
Date:: Thursday, 31 January 2019
Location: Room 203, RD Watt Building, Science Road, University of Sydney, Camperdown NSW
Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm
Bookings: Online at Eventbrite
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