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Online Colloquium No° 43: Mindfulness and Politics

Date and time
2 Stunden

Jamie Bristow, the Mindfulness Initiative


Can mindfulness trainings promote a more integral political culture?

This Colloquium will present experiences from the Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary Group (MAPPG) in the British Parliament, 


Jamie Bristow

Jamie Bristow is Director of The Mindfulness Initiative, a policy institute about mindfulness and compassion training that grew out of a programme of mindfulness teaching for politicians in the British Parliament.
The Mindfulness Initiative provides the secretariat to the UK Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary Group and helped politicians to publish the seminal Mindful Nation UK policy report. Jamie now works with politicians and other decision-makers around the world to help them make capacities of mind and heart serious considerations of public policy and has supported the introduction of mindfulness training in over 10 national parliaments. He is the author of several publications including Mindfulness: Developing Agency in Urgent Times.
Jamie was formerly Business Development Director for Headspace and has a background in climate change campaign communications and advertising.