In this section, which features articles, essays, lectures, poems, and interviews, you can experience the cumulative wisdom of the people who have been associated with the Center, and co-investigate the themes that have been explored through our events, dialogues, and projects.
The field of Soka education studies took a big step forward in June of 2017. That’s when fourteen education scholars gathered at the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue to discuss directions that will advance the practice of Soka, or value-creating, education.
On Saturday, April 6, 2013, Professors Jim Garrison and Larry Hickman were on hand to engage with a gathering of national and Boston-area university students on themes drawn from the book A New Humanism: The University Lectures of Daisaku Ikeda.
On May 14, 2014, we hosted a dialogue session featuring education professors Stephen Gould and Bernice Lerner in conversation with Boston-area university students. The topic of discussion was "Creativity, Peace Building, and Education."
In 1994, Professor Tu Weiming, then of Harvard and now of Peking University, sat down with Center staff to discuss the meaning and ideals of the dialogue of civilizations. Professor Tu is co-author, with Daisaku Ikeda, of New Horizons in Eastern Humanism.