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Stoicon 2018 - 29/09/2018, London (England)


A variety of plenary speakers will be invited – a mixture of academics, popular authors, psychotherapists, and practitioners – who will address the topic of how Stoicism might inform people’s lives today from a range of angles. Confirmed speakers include Professor A.A. Long, Professor Catharine Edwards, Antonia Macaro, Kai Whiting, Dr Liz Gloyn, and members of the Modern Stoicism team. A number of smaller group workshops will be offered running in parallel in the afternoon, which will enable group discussions and practical exercises.

FECHA/ DATE/DATA: 24/09/2018

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: The Beveridge Hall, Ground Floor, Senate House, London (London, England)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Modern Stoicism

INFO: web - Stoicon2018@gmail.com

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Tickets won’t be released until much nearer the time, but if you would like to come do save the date!

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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

  • Dr Piotr Stankiewicz, from the University of Warsaw and a member of the Modern Stoicism team

There will also be a series of workshops. Workshop leaders will include Donald Robertson, Tim Le Bon, Chris Gill & Gabrielle Galluzzo, Greg Sadler & Andi Sciacca, Walter Matweychuk, and Greg Lopez.

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