Saturday, September 01, 2018

Book your Stoicon London tickets now (or get on waiting list as I've heard they've just run out!)

If you are interested in Stoicism, September provides some great opportunities to find out more.

For those in London, tickets are fast running out for Stoicon London on the last Saturday of September at Senate House in Central London (near Tottenham Court Rd/Bloomsbury).

See https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stoicon-2018-tickets-47558552912

It's under £30 for a day's event including refreshments and a buffet lunch, remarkably good value if you are at all interested.

The full programme for Stoicon 2018 can be found at http://modernstoicism.com/stoicon2018
Registration will open at 10.00, with talks beginning at 10.30. The event finishes at 5.00.
The registration fee includes tea/coffee and a buffet lunch.
We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be:
  • Professor A. A. Long, without doubt the leading scholar of Stoicism in the English-speaking world during the last fifty years
Other speakers include:
  • Professor Catharine Edwards, Roman historian and noted expert of Seneca
  • Antonia Macaro, author of More than Happiness: Buddhist and Stoic Wisdom for a Sceptical Age
  • Kai Whiting, who works on Stoicism and sustainability, and has written for the Stoicism Today blog
  • Dr Liz Gloyn, Classicist and author of a recent book on Seneca, The Ethics of the Family in Seneca
  • Professor William Stephens, author of books on Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius, and contributor to the Stoicism Today blog
  • Dr Piotr Stankiewicz, from the University of Warsaw and a member of the Modern Stoicism team
  • Dan Lampert, organizer of The Orlando Stoics, Florida
There will also be a series of practical workshops (of which people will be able to attend two):
  • Donald Robertson – ‘Marcus Aurelius: How to Think Like a Roman Emperor’
  • Tim LeBon – ‘How Seneca Can Help you Manage Anger and Frustration’
  • Greg Sadler and Andi Sciacca – ‘The Stoic Heart: Stoicism and Partnered Relationships’
  • Greg Lopez – ‘The Proper Application of Preconceptions: Curing ‘the Cause of All Human Ills’.’
  • Walter Matweychuk – ‘Stoic Rationality in an Irrational World’
  • Chris Gill and Gabriele Galluzo – ‘Happiness, Stoic and Aristotelian’
LOCATION
Senate House
University of London
Malet Street
London
WC1E 7HU
Date: Saturday Sept 29th
Time: 1000am - 500pm
Hope to see you there!

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