Round Table Conference 2019

Round Table Conference 2019


In 2019 we have held the first event of the project, that is a two-day Initial roundtable conference "Human Education in the 3-rd Millenium" (July 7-8, 2019, Dharamsala, India). It brought together invited leading scholars from 10 countries as keynote speakers and the Dalai Lama as an honorary keynote speaker.





Key participants


You may read Abstracts of the Key-Speakers of the Conference here:

Bob Lingard — University of Queensland, Australia

Ronald Barnett — University of London, UK

Howard Gardner — Harvard University, USA

Timo Airaksinen — University of Helsinki, Finland

Meenakshi Gopinath — New Delhi, India

Darcia Narvaez — University of Notre Dame, USA

Alexander Asmolov — Moscow State University, Russia

Randall Curren — University of Rochester, USA

Christoph Wulf — Free University of Berlin, Germany

Nirmala Rao — Asian University for women, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Renato Huarte Cuéllar — Universidad Nacional Autуnoma de Mexico, Mexico

Andrew Wilkins — University of East London, UK

Walter Omar Kohan — State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Krassimir Stojanov — University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt, Eichstaett, Germany

John A. Weaver — Georgia Southern University, USA

Poonam Batra — University of Delhi, India

Margarita Kozhevnikova — Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia. St. Petersburg, Russia

Meenakshi Thapan — Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India



POLICY. Educational reforms: what modern educational policy really means? What educational policy should contain in order to provide what people and their societies need.

DEMOCRACY. Why is public participation in matters of education important? And how can it be ensured? Mission of education for democracy. 

BEING HUMAN. Is there a need to remember or to discover human nature as the basis of human education?

PEDAGOGY. What might a human-centered education look like?

Conference transcriptions

Educational Policy


Being Human



Topics for the Initial Roundtable Conference “Human Education in the 3-rd Millennium”:

Day 1 Videos


Day 2 Videos 









Sponsored and organized by
Save Tibet Foundation
Tibet Culture & Information Center
Library of Tibetan Works and Archives


Members of the Steering Committee:

The Initiative group of the international project “Human Education in the 3-rd Millennium”

Central University of Himachal Pradesh (Dharamsala, India)

The Center for the Study of Philosophy and Childhood, Rio de Janeiro State University (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

School of Education, Deakin University (Melbourne, Australia)

Institute of Pedagogy, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia