Dalai Lama

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has accepted an invitation by the German-American Institute (DAI) Heidelberg to take part in a discussion with Heidelberg scientists on Thursday, September 20th, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Heidelberg City Hall.

The discussion of the Tibetans' spiritual leader with brain researcher Prof. Dr. Hannah Monyer, gerontologist Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse and astrophysicist Prof. Dr. Matthias Bartelmann will take place as a preliminary program to the annual 'International Science Festival - Geist Heidelberg', which will be held from October 12th to December 16th, 2018.

Jakob J. Köllhofer, director of the DAI, will moderate the event, which will be held in English. The event starts at 9:30 a.m.

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Date: 20.09.2018

Time: 09:30


Happiness and Responsibility

Hannah Monyer, Andreas Kruse, Matthias Bartelmann