Kasser News

Tim Kasser (psychology) participated in a variety of activities in Europe over winter break. Kasser helped run several workshops on “Values and Campaigning” in Vienna, Austria, in Brussels, Belgium (3x), and in Edinburgh Scotland. He also gave public talks on values, quality of life, and capitalism at BOKU University (Austria), at the University of Gent (Belgium), and at the University of St. Andrews, Govan Together, and the Centre for Confidence and Well-being (Scotland). Three additional talks on values, sustainability, and well-being were given at government-sponsored events, including two conferences sponsored by the Scottish Government at which Kasser was the keynote speaker and another presentation given to the Directorate General of the European Commission – Health & Consum ers (in Brussels). Also, Kasser recently had a chapter entitled “Materialistic Value Orientation” published in The Palgrave Handbook of Spirituality and Business.