Past Event

Dialogue with the Dalai Lama: Tibetan Studies in the Modern Research University

September 26, 2005
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Rotunda, Low Memorial Library

This World Leaders Forum program features an address by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso of Tibet, followed by a moderated discussion on Tibet’s role in the dialogue of world religions and the development of integrative medicine. The discussion will be followed by a moderated question and answer session with the audience.

Welcome by:
Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University in the City of New York

Introduction and Moderated by:
Robert A. F. Thurman, Jey Tsong Khapa Professor Emeritus of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University

Program Participants:
Joseph C. Hough, Jr., President of New York’s Union Theological Seminary
Joseph Loizzo, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Assistant Attending Psychiatrist, New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill-Cornell
Mark Taylor, Professor, Department of Religion, Columbia University 
Gary Tubb, Anupama and Guru Ramakrishnan Professor, University of Chicago
Gray Tuttle, Leila Hadley Luce Professor of Modern Tibetan Studies, Columbia University

Cosponsored by:
Department of Religion and Weatherhead East Asian Institute