2011 Lecture Series Schedule

Why Peace Is Possible And How We Can Achieve It
Paul K. Chappell
Peace Leadership Director, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Saturday January 15, 2011
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center
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The Culture of Peace
Anwarul Chowdhury
Former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the United Nations
Saturday February 5, 2011
Honolulu Culture of Peace Resource Center


A Buddhist-Islamic Dialogue
Ambassador Akbar Ahmed
Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University
Wednesday March 2, 2011
Washington D.C. Culture of Peace Resource Center


An Ecological Vision of Peace: Journey of the Universe
Dr. Mary Evelyn Tucker
Senior Lecturer in Religion and the Environment, Yale University
Monday March 7, 2011
New York Culture of Peace Resource Center


Why TV News is Hazardous to Your Health
Val Zavala
Vice President of News and Public Affairs, KCET Los Angeles
Saturday March 19, 2011
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center
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The Past as [created] Prologue:
Public Memory Creation and Building a Culture of Peace

Douglas Becker
Assistant Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California
Saturday April 30, 2011
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center
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Walt Whitman, Weaver of Words and Worlds
Dr. Karen Karbiener
Whitman Scholar, New York University
Friday, May 13, 2011
Buddhist evening prayers 7:00pm–7:15pm
Lecture 7:30pm–8:30pm
New York Culture of Peace Resource Center


Daisaku Ikeda's Philosophy of Peace
Dr. Olivier Urbain
Director, Toda Institute for Peace and Policy Research
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
7:00 pm
New York Culture of Peace Resource Center


Building Peace through Mediation: One Conflict at a Time
Dr. Alan Gross
Co-Founder Mediators Beyond Boarders, Special Projects Coordinator NY Peace Institute
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
7:30 pm
New York Culture of Peace Resource Center
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How Societies Can Construct Identities Based On Our Shared Humanity
Andrew Manning
Assistant Professor of International Relations
Saturday, October 15, 2011
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center
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King Beyond Black & White: Securing Peace and Justice for All
Dr. Lawrence E. Carter
Dean of the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
Morehouse College
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Time TBA
Washington D.C. Culture of Peace Resource Center


Apocalypse Never Forging the Path to a Nuclear Weapon-Free World
Dr. Tad Daley
Wednesday November 16, 2011
7:30 pm
Washington D.C. Culture of Peace Resource Center


World Peace through Humanistic Education
Dr. Larry Hickman
Director, Center for Dewey Studies; President, Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy; Board of Trustees of Soka University of America; Professor of Philosophy at University of Southern Illinois
Friday, December 7, 2011
Buddhist evening prayers 7:00pm–7:15pm
Lecture 7:30pm–8:30pm
New York Culture of Peace Resource Center


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