This October, the campus community is invited to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month. The University’s official kickoff is Monday, Oct. 3, in Schine Student Center 304 from 4 to 6 p.m. The LGBTQ Resource Center, along with students and campus partners,…
Recorded webcasts now available of ‘Common Ground for Peace’ panels
Full video recordings of the Oct. 8 “Common Ground for Peace” morning and afternoon panel discussions at Syracuse University featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama are now available for viewing online at oneworld.syr.edu/webcast/index.html.
The Dalai Lama was joined at the symposia by the events’ moderator, NBC News national and international correspondent Ann Curry, SU Chancellor and President Nancy Cantor, a bevy of distinguished panelists and several multicultural music performers.
The morning event, “The Rise of Democracy in the Middle East,” included the Dalai Lama; Nobel Peace Laureate and Iranian human rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi; Nobel Peace Laureate and former director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency Mohamed ElBaradei; director of the Moral Courage Project at New York University’s School of Public Service Irshad Manji; energy and national security specialist and former Director of Central Intelligence R. James Woolsey; and former U.N. ambassador Andrew Young.
Participants in the afternoon event, “Shifting the Global Consciousness,” were the Dalai Lama; human rights advocate Martin Luther King III; Ebadi; ElBaradei; Academy Award winning composer, UN Ambassador and philanthropist A.R. Rahman; and Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi.