We are delighted that Richard Layard has agreed to be a keynote speaker and scientific committee advisor for our next conference: Happy Home, Happy Society? Layard is the author of what is described as “the key book in happiness studies”. Happiness: Lessons from a New Science looks at the paradox at the heart of our lives.
HRF welcomes descriptive, theoretical, empirical or practical nature papers from experts, early career and doctoral scholars in a wide range of academic subjects and professional fields including Architecture, Economics, Education, History, Politics, Philosophy, Sociology, Psychology, Technology, Human Ecology, Urban Planning to recognize the importance of home lifestyle in building a happy society.
Our Project and Media Manager, Angela de Miguel, participated in a roundtable at the Spanish Parliament in Madrid to discuss the role of the home in relation to climate change and to explain to those who legislate what practices can be carried out to mitigate this threat.