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Hayley West

Artist in Blue Mountains

Death Cafe

PRESENTED ON FEB 28, 2014
IN BLUE MOUNTAINS @ VOL 9

Hayley West introduces the discussion group Death Cafe: where people can talk about death in a relaxed and confidential environment and eat cake too! There is rarely discussion about post-death plans, and Hayley encourages people to think about all post-life possibilities, which she has learned from Death Cafe talks.

"Presentation of the Day" on June 23, 2014.

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Cafe Wakakusa

BY HIRO NAKANISHI
@ VOL 100 ON FEB 20, 2013

Hiro Nakanishi is the organizer of the PechaKucha Night series in Nara, and in this presentation he talks about what led him to want to start the series, as well as how he started his own cafe (where the events are held).

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Medical Herbman Cafe Project

BY SOICHIRO ARAKI
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

Landscape designer and project director Soichiro Araki of the design firm EARTHSCAPE speaks of his organization's mission to bring together humans and nature, in particular, the MHCP (Medical Herbman Cafe Project) a means of connecting with local communities through botany and herbal remedies. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on July 3, 2013.

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Rooted to Kensington

BY POURIA LOTFI
@ VOL 25 ON SEP 20, 2013

Pouria Lotfi recently bought a building in Kensington and started his own cafe. Since then he has gotten to know his community and the unique surroundings that define its character. He argues that as Kensington residents move away and companies from other cities move in, Kensington is losing the qualities that make it great.

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Expériences de Mort Imminente - Considérations Actuelles (Near-Death Experiences - Current Update)

BY VANESSA CHARLAND - VERVILLE
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 20, 2014

Vanessa Charland du Coma Science Group à l’Université de Liège nous présente un survol du statut scientifque actuel au sujet Expériences de Mort imminente et des questions dualistes.

Vanessa Charland from the Coma Science Group in University of Liege, Belgium, offers an overview on what science has now to say about Near-Death Experiences and dualistic questioning.

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A Celebration of Life and Death

BY DENISE DAFFARA
@ VOL 16 ON FEB 10, 2016

Denise Daffara began painting and drawing in 1999 as a celebration of fun and freedom.  However in the lead up to preparing her Pecha Kucha presentation she was called home to New Zealand and had to prepare for her mother’s death. In her presentation she shares some of that journey and some of the beautiful drawings that eventuated. 

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Mediating the anxiety of death through art and travelling

BY KATYA VENTER
@ VOL 13 ON OCT 20, 2016

Katya Venter discusses the research done for her Master’s degree about mediating the awareness of her own finitude and death through art and travelling.

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Vientiane Foodies Group

BY ANA ARSENOVA
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 02, 2017

Ana Arenova’s presentation really all made us very hungry and thinking about our next food adventure! She briefly introduced us to her home country’s delicacies and then shared with us the inspirations and challenges which have led to the creation of the Vientiane Foodies Group. With her, we discover some of the group best food voyage in Vientiane from Pakistani cuisine to North Korean or South Indian cuisine and many many more choices to tempt our taste buds.  Ana and her foodies group can definitely help us find our way in the city’s proliferation of restaurants and cafes without going bananas!

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Remembering Forward: talking to children about death

BY HEATHER H
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 03, 2017

Heather H has a keen (and strange) interest in how to best support children come to learn and process news of a sudden death. In her presentation, she talks about how amazed she is by how wise children are and humbled by their capacity to teach adults, particularly if we create space and safety for them to do so.

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Death Riders in India

BY CARL HJELTE
@ VOL 51 ON JUN 02, 2015

Swedish photographer Carl Hjelte takes us on a journey in India. Motorcycles, death riders & snakes!