Monisha Bajaj discusses Ikeda’s peace proposal in relation to issues of peace, human rights, migration, racial justice, and education. (January 25, 2023)
Established in 2007, the Education Fellows Program honors the educational legacy of global peacebuilder Daisaku Ikeda, and aims to advance research and scholarship on the internationally growing field of Ikeda/Soka studies in education. Fellows will be eligible for two years of funding at $10,000 per year to support doctoral dissertations in this field, including its relation to the philosophy and practice of education more generally. Apply by September 1, 2022.
Student-leaders from the Ikeda Center’s 2017-2018 seminar series devoted to nuclear abolition have been asking the kinds of questions that will both raise awareness of nuclear issues among regular citizens and increase their motivation to take action toward the ultimate goal of a world free of nuclear weapons. On April 21, they reported on their activities at the Ikeda Center’s first-ever student-led public peace dialogue, called “Nuclear Abolition: Claiming Your Right to Live.”
The Ikeda Center’s February 2018 student seminar on the topic of nuclear weapons abolition, led by Betty Reardon and Zeena Zakharia, elicited students’ impressions of the major obstacles to nuclear weapons abolition and helped them visualize a clear sequence of action steps that ultimately will result in the entering into force of the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.