Solvay Brussels School welcomes Matthieu Ricard, interpreter for the Dalai Lama

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Matthieu Ricard, author of numerous Buddhist philosophy books and personal friend (and interpreter for the french-speaking world) of the Dalai Lama, will join us on the Saturday 24th of September for a conference entitled “Justice, Altruism and Economy: which direction to take in regards to the Crisis? A dialogue on integration, justice and altruism in the economy and the business world”.

This conference, co-organised by the three SBS-EM research centers (Centre Emile Bernheim - CEB, Center for European Research in Microfinance - CERMI, European Center for Advanced Research in Economics & Statistics - ECARES) and the non-lucrative organisation Emergences will see the world-renowned author exchange views with:

  • VIP’s from the business world

Christian Jourquin - CEO Solvay SA

  • and high-level European economists

Pr. Philippe Weil - Président de l’Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economique

Bruno Roche - Special Advisor for the French presidency of the G20 on questions of social justice and globalisation & Chief economist at Mars Inc.

Pr. François Maniquet – Center for Operations Research & Econometrics


When: Saturday 24th of September 2011 from 08.30 am to 01.00 pm

Where: Solvay Brussels School new building – 42, Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1050 Brussels

Registration is mandatory. All profits will be used to support projects greenlighted by the NGO Emergences.

This price includes a welcome breakfast, the participation to the debate and a closing networking drink.

Register here



More Info: or read Matthieu Ricard's interview with L'