The Tolstoy Lectures brings distinguished scholars and practitioners of nonviolence to the James Madison University campus for public lectures, seminars, panel discussions and a variety of related interactions with faculty, students and the larger community.

 

Date

 

03/29/06

Lecture Title

 

The Buddha Gave It to Us: The Female Ordination Issue in Buddhism

Speaker

 

Dhammananda Bhikkhuni

 

04/19/06

 

On the Coming Decline and Fall of the U.S. Empire

 

Johan Galtung

 

09/13/06

 

The World is Not Flat: A Clash of Civilizations or a New World Order

 

Salameh Nematt

 

10/24/06

 

Is Peace Possible in the Middle East?

 

Elias Chacour

 

10/02/07

 

Nonviolent Power and the End of Domination

 

Jack DuVall

 

15/11/07

 

The Dark Hour of Secularism: Liberal Toleration and Hindu Fundamentalism in Colonial India

 

Jakob De Roover

 

09/23/08

 

To Uphold the World: The Global Economy Requires a Global Ethic of Nonviolence

 

Bruce Rich

 

10/21/08

 

On the Coming Decline and Fall of the U.S. Empire: An Update

 

Johan Galtung

 

10/29/08

 

United by Tragedy: An Israeli Journey towards Reconciliation

 

Ayelet and Tzvika Shahak

 

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