Ahimsa: Conscious Compassion

The Institute of Jainology are pleased to be running a public lecture at the British Library on the theme of Ahimsa: Conscious Compassion. The Keynote address will be given by Dr Melanie Joy, Ph.D., Ed.M.

Dr Joy is the  founder and president of Carnism Awareness & Action Network. She is a Harvard-educated psychologist, professor of psychology and sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, celebrated speaker, and the author of the award-winning primer on carnism “Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows”. She has written a number of articles on psychology, animal protection, and social justice and she has been featured on programs including the BBC, National Public Radio, PBS, ABC Australia, and Good Morning Croatia, and in Slovenia’s Jana, the Austrian Der Standard and the Italian Le Scienze. Dr. Joy has given her critically acclaimed carnism presentation across the United States as well as internationally. Dr. Joy is also the author of Strategic Action for Animals.

Date:  The event will take place on Friday, 11th October, 2013 from 19:00 to 20:30

Venue: Conference Centre, The British Library,  96 Euston Road, St. Pancras, LONDON NW1 2DB

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