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Robert Thurman

Jey Tsong Khapa professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University

May 3rd, 2010, Academia, Asia, China, English, French, New York, North America, North America, Religion, Think tank/Research center, Tibetan, USA, War and Conflict

Robert Thurman

Robert A. F. “Tenzin” Thurman is the Jey Tsong Khapa professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies in the Department of Religion at Columbia University, President of Tibet House US, the President of the American Institute of Buddhist Studies, and Editor-in-Chief of the Treasury of the Buddhist Sciences. The New York Times recently hailed him as “the leading American expert on Tibetan Buddhism.”

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Hiro Sakurai

Representative, Soka Gakkai International

February 12th, 2010, Civil Society, English, Law and Human Rights, New York, Non-Governmental, North Africa and Middle East, North America, North America, Religion, Terrorism, United Nations, USA, War and Conflict, Women's Rights, Youth Issues

Hiroyuki Sakurai

Hiro Sakurai is the representative of Soka Gakkai International (SGI) to the United Nations in New York, and has managed SGI’s United Nations Liaison Office since 1997.

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Joan Anderson

Information Officer, Soka Gakkai International Buddhist Association

February 4th, 2010, Asia, Asia, Civil Society, English, Japan, Non-Governmental, Religion, Tokyo, Youth Issues

Anderson

Joan Anderson is based in Tokyo, where she is Information Officer and Earth Charter Coordinator for the Soka Gakkai International Buddhist association. Previously she coordinated the Save the Children Fund’s post-Gulf War programmes in Iraq, and was director of the organisation’s projects in Cambodia from 1993 to 1997.

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