Archive of Past Events
NEW YORK CITY – June 16, 2006 - Buddhism for
Global Peace, a student group at New York's
Columbia University sponsored a symposium on
"Humanistic Education: Theory into Practice--John Dewey and Tsunesaburo Makiguchi."
Some 120 Teachers College faculty and staff, as well as others in the field
of education, attended. Professor David Hansen of Teachers College, former
president of the John Dewey Society, said knowledge comes alive when it is
translated into action. He stated that Dewey, through application of his
theory in the real classroom setting, became an example of scholarship for his
students. Professor Hansen is editor of a forthcoming book entitled Ideas
and Action: Enduring Visions of the Philosophy of Education which features Tsunesaburo Makiguchi, John
Dewey, Maria Montessori and Rabindranath Tagore.
NEW YORK CITY - October 20, 2005 - Buddhism for Global
Peace at Columbia
University receives a
grant from Columbia University Office of Chaplain to hold symposium and
establish publication focused on global peace through humanism of Buddhism
YORK CITY - June 10, 2005 - Buddhism for Global Peace at Columbia
University hosted a commemorative meeting celebrating 10th year anniversary
of Dr. Daisaku Ikeda's visit delivering a lecture
on Education for Global Citzenship at Teachers
College/Columbia University. There were about 80 participants ranging from
students, advocates, educators as well as policy makers. Please click here for the program.