In 2023, MLE is... Caring for Life
This theme will provide a framework for the questions that will be explored, enacted, and unpacked through the year’s programs and events.
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ESRI 2023: “Sentience and Responsibility in Critical Times”

This year marks the first year in a new three-year thematic arc, “Caring for Life,” which will foreground caring as an active, processual, and participative feature of being human in...

European Varela Award Grants

Named after the neuroscientist and philosopher Francisco J. Varela, The European Varela Awards have been an important and integral component of Mind & Life Europe’s support of contemplative scientists and scholars. Francisco...


(2022 – 2024)  “What makes science open and creative is the reinterpretation of the ‘original’ problems and approaches. As some of the best scientists have pointed out, the re-evaluation of...

Mind Matters: Gaia Series 2023

Gaia: Gateway to the Climate Conversation If everybody would agree that their current reality is a reality, and that what we essentiallyshare is our capacity for constructing a reality, then...


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