Upcoming panel discussion, ‘Beyond Empathy: Responsibility in a post-truth world’

The Sydney Jewish Museum together with Sydney Health Ethics at the University of Sydney invite you to a panel discussion, ‘Beyond Empathy: Responsibility in a post-truth world’.

“Can empathy be taught? Is empathy a solution to human rights abuses? In a world where ambiguity and misinformation is used to shape public debate, this panel will examine how and why empathy might be important. Please come and join the discussion at this thought-provoking event.”

Hagar Cohen: award-winning ABC journalist with the ‘Background Briefing’ program.
Father Bob Maguire: an Australian Roman Catholic Priest, community worker and media personality. Bob is actively engaged in Fr Bob Maguire Foundation that serves more than 45,000 hot meals and 8,000 hampers a year.
Dr Gary Galambos: a psychiatrist at St Vincent’s Hospital, with a special interest in anxiety, mood and psychotic disorders, bipolar, depression and dysthymic disorder. Gary is also a Senior Lecturer at UNSW.
Moderator: Michael Robertson, clinical associate professor, Sydney Health Ethics, The University of Sydney.

When: Sunday, 29 October 2017 at 10:30am
Where: Sydney Jewish Museum, 148 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst NSW

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