Global Compassion Initiative


Online events, campus conversations, convivia and seminars on compassion.

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Compassion and the New Normal (2 March 2021)

How do we work together to create a healthier, more equitable and mutually supportive world? Online event curated and hosted by the University of Queensland. Panel three – Global Compassion – includes Peter Singers, Paul Gilbert and our co-director, Professor Liz Grant.

Edinburgh Futures Conversations: The Future of Health (2 March 2021)

Experts from around the world share their perspectives of the pandemic. Together we explore how to change and reshape public health systems to transform outcomes. Contributors include Dr Anthony Fauci, Dr Nanshan Zhong, Professor Sheila Tlou and Chelsea Clinton. Co-hosted by the Global Health Academy and Edinburgh Futures Inistitute.

Previous Global Compassion Initiative Events

Our high profile events are listed below and provide a flavour for different conversations we convene.