Ikeda Center Podcast
By Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue.
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We engage diverse scholars, activists, and social innovators in the search for the ideas and solutions that will assist in the peaceful evolution of humanity. In addition to hosting seminars, public forums and talks, the Center also publishes books and web resources related to peace, education, and human dignity.
||CleanEpisode 11: Betty Reardon - The Relationship Between Human Dignity, Human Rights, and Peace||In this episode, Dr. Betty Reardon shares some insights on the relationship between human dignity, peace, and human rights. She also discusses the necessity of developing a systemic approach to peace building. She shares that human...||12/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Judith Thompson – Social Healing and the Greater Self||In this episode, Dr. Judith Thompson shares some insights on the lens of social healing and its relation to peace building. She comments that “The social healing lens is really a paradigm; it’s a vision that arises basically from the...||8/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Matt Meyer – Practicing Peace Education in the Classroom||In the second of our conversation with Matt Meyer, he shares some insights on bringing peace education into the classroom. Professor Meyer explains, “If one understands, if one thinks about the power of love and the power of...||7/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Matt Meyer – Positive Approaches to Peace and Justice Movements||In episode 8 of the Ikeda Center Podcast, Matt Meyer discusses the significance of love, dialogue, and unity in peace and justice movements today. He comments, “We know that in building a nonviolent movement—in education, in...||6/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Donna Hicks - Exploring Dignity in Our Lives and In the Workplace||In episode 7 of the Ikeda Center podcast, Donna Hicks introduces her definition of the concept of dignity as well as its relation to resolving conflict. She explains, "Every single one of us, we all have dignity. We're born with it. It's...||4/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Meenakshi Chhabra - Dignity: The Unconditional Worth of All Life||In this recent interview, Dr. Meenakshi Chhabra shares some insights on the role of dignity in relation to peace and conflict resolution. Dr. Chhabra introduces some experiences from her work in conflict resolution, sharing, "it's so much easier...||3/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Ceasar McDowell - On the Evolving Nature of Community||In this final segment of our three part interview, Dr. Ceasar McDowell introduces some early experiences that have inspired his work in community development. He also discusses the evolution of how we organize ourselves as human beings in...||2/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Ceasar McDowell - The Transformative Work of Big Democracy||In the second of this three part interview, Dr. Ceasar McDowell details his vision for democracy as an ongoing process of interaction and engagement. He shares that the work of democracy is "how people come to know and understand both...||1/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Ceasar McDowell - The Work of Community Reflection||In the first of this three part interview with Dr. Ceasar McDowell, he describes the central focus of his work in the development of community knowledge systems and civic engagement. He also shares some examples of how that focus has...||12/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Vincent Harding - Fostering Nonviolent Action Through Faith & Education||In part two of this interview exploring the practice and practice of education, the late Dr. Vincent Harding (Professor Emeritus of Religion and Social Transformation at the Iliff School of Theology, and Chairperson of the Veterans of Hope Project)...||11/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Vincent Harding - The Purpose and Practice of Education||In this interview from 2001, the late Dr. Vincent Harding (Professor Emeritus of Religion and Social Transformation at the Iliff School of Theology, and Chairperson of the Veterans of Hope Project) shares ideas on the purpose and practice of education: its relationship with our humanity, how teachers can impart something more valuable than knowledge, and why adults should pay attention to children. Masao Yokota (Adviser to the Ikeda Center) conducted the interview. (Part 1 of 2)||10/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|