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Mainzer Resilienz Gespräche

15.01.2020 – 03.12.2020

Date: 15.01.2020 – 03.12.2020
Time: 18:00 – 19:30
Location: Mainz


In order to make the exciting topic of resilience accessible to the general public and interested professionals, the Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research (LIR) regularly invites leading experts in this field to the "Mainzer Resilienz Gespräche" (Mainz Resilience Talks) to present their research. 

The talks take place on Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the campus of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and include a 60-minute lecture on the topic followed by a discussion. 

Admission is free. 

For more information see here.

#resilience2020: 6th International Symposium on Resilience

23.09.2020 – 24.09.2020

Date: 23.09.2020 – 24.09.2020
Location: University Medical Center Main campus, building 708 Langenbeckstr. 1 55131 Mainz
Contact: marthina.diehl@lir-mainz.de


The meeting covers latest developments and breakthroughs in stress resilience research, both in animal models and in human studies. One focus this year will be the question of potential positive effects of adversity, strengths that individuals might develop under stress, inoculation, mastery, self-efficacy.

The symposium is organized yearly by the Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research (LIR), the International Resilience Alliance (intresa), the DFG-funded Collaborative Research Center 1193 "Neurobiology of resilience", and the EU Horizon project DynaMORE.  We are part of the Rhine-Main Neuroscience Network (rmn²).


Confirmed speakers:

Richard Bryant, UNSW Sydney

Willem Frankenhuis, Radboud University Nijmegen

Catherine Hartley, NYU

David Lyons, Stanford

Anthony Mancini, Pace University

Crystal Park, U Conn 

Scott Russo, Mount Sinai


Michèle Wessa, Mainz


For further information regarding registration and program details visit the LIR webseite

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