“The Nature of Altruism” symposium (23 November 2010)

HKU-Pasteur Research Centre in conjunction with the The Centre for the Humanities and Medicine are hosting a symposium on "The Nature of Altruism".


Date: 23 November 2010 (Tue)


Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Venue: Lecture Theater 4, William MW Mong Block , Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong , 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong


Speakers include:

  • Prof Oren Harman (Bar-llan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel) on "The Price of Altruism, and the Limits of Scientific Inquiry"

  • Dr Thomas Sze Tong Chan (World Vision International, Hong Kong) on "Altruism - The Enigma of Self-Interest"

All are welcome.


This symposium is part of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Institut Pasteur International Network. For more information: www.pasteur-network-meeting.org