Here, you will find announcements relating to events, publications, organizational developments, and Ikeda Center milestones and activities. You can also find write-ups on our major events, including the Ikeda Forum, Dialogue Nights, Indigo Talks, and the Global Citizens Seminar. Search by using these names or by choosing Event Recaps.
Attendees discussed love's place in our lives through a paired dialogue activity where they asked each other a series of personal questions. Then in small groups, they discussed the state of love in our world today.
This Forum explored how the average person might engage with human rights as they go about their everyday affairs. It featured contributions from Boston-area scholars as well as members of the Center's youth steering committee.
What better way to honor the Ikeda Center’s twenty-fifth anniversary as an institute devoted to peace, learning, and dialogue than to host an event engaging young people in a participatory investigation of the characteristics of genuine, transformative dialogue?
Questions of identity are among the most fraught a person can face. This is because they are at once intensely personal and intensely social. We are constantly defining ourselves, and being defined by others, with real consequences for our ability to succeed and be happy in life.
What better time than now, with polarization and division so ascendant, to celebrate our shared humanity? With this spirit of optimism, the Ikeda Center hosted its second dialogue night event of 2018, “Learning to Live Together: Rediscovering Our Fundamental Connectedness."
On Wednesday, September 27, the Ikeda Center hosted its first ever dialogue night for students and young professionals. Conceptualized and moderated by the Center's Lillian I, the event was the first in what will become a regular series.