We started to collaborate with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs on studying how teaching humanitarian values impacts inter-group attitudes and behaviour in conflict zones

 

In September, we will be hosting our third workshop in Dresden:

https://www.understandingothers.net/3rd-workshop/

 

Halima Rafi defended her master thesis with flying colours and will join as a research assistant in mid-August!

Tiffany Martin and Hélène Maurer joined the team as research assistants for the study on sleep deprivation in couples. Welcome!

 

I was a guest speaker at the meeting with Richie Davidson in April in Bern:

https://www.landguet.ch/richard-davidson/

 

It was a lot of fun to  give a talk in Liège in February:

https://www.news.uliege.be/cms/c_9581351/en/l-empathie-et-les-comportements-sociaux

 

The second workshop on understanding others was wonderful:

https://www.understandingothers.net/2nd-workshop/

 

 

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https://www.understandingothers.net

 

We hosted a pavilion at the Basel Peace Forum:

http://basel-peace.org/#program

and did a meditation session with Bianca King

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Our stand at the United Nations in October 2017 (with Matthieu Vétois and Patricia Cernadas Curotto):

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