Big GHO event in Germany on the International Day of Happiness

Submitted by Ludvig Lindström on Wed, 2014-03-19 19:34

On Thursday March 20th, it’s the International Day of Happiness. GHO will celebrate this by organizing different happiness events throughout the world.

In Germany, GHO’s biggest event will be arranged at the University of Cologne. Renowned scientists from different disciplines will talk about the latest research in the field of happiness. GHO is arranging the event in cooperation with the university and it’s free for anybody to come. Below is the program and some more details.

The International Day of Happiness was established by the United Nations General Assembly on 28 June 2012.

Date: 20 March 2014 (International World Day of Happiness)
Time 10am to 3pm (No reservation required / Free)
Room: S 58 (philosophicum, University Street 41)

10:00: Program start
10.10: Opening Speech by Martin Kreienkamp MA (Global Happiness Organization)
10:25: Prof. Dr. Detlef Fetchenhauer (Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology at the University of Cologne ): "Money can’t buy happiness - or? "
11:15 Katja Reuter (Psychodynamic Dance and Expressive Arts Therapist at Malaika eV) : "Funding Happiness " (Happiness as a School Subject)
12.00: Coffee break with fortune cookies, pastries, and coffee/tea
12:30: Dr. Simon Weber (Institute of Philosophy at the University of Bonn): "Happiness from Aristoteles"
13:20: Dr. Dagmar Haenel (Landesverband Rheinland - Institute for Regional Studies and Regional history): "Happiness lies in the things ... " (Amulets and magic in everyday life)
14:10: Panel Discussion