Gross National Happines Conference in Bhutan

The European SPES Institute was active in contributing to the scientific program of the International Conference on Gross National Happiness organized by the Centre for Bhutan Studies in November 4-6, 2015 in Paro, Bhutan. The following members participated in the conference

Knut Ims (Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen): Deep Ecology and its  Relevance for GNH and Bhutan

Luk Bouckaert (Catholic University of Leuven): Public Happiness and Cultural Values

Rita Guesquiere (Catholic University of Leuven): Resilience and Cultural Literacy

Hendrik Opdebeeck (University of Antwerp): Buddhism as a Source of Revitalization of Sustainability Management in the West: The Case of E.F.Schumacher

Paola Di Maio (Palpung Sherabling Institute of Higher Buddhist Studies): Open Technologies for Happiness

Manas Chatterji (Binghamton University, NY): Culture, Ethics and CSR

Sanjoy Mukherjee (Indian Institute of Management, Shillong): In Quest of Happiness: Glimpses from Indian Wisdom

Prakash Sethi (Baruch College, City University of New York) was also present and chared a plenary session during the conference.