BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4086@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20130208T000000Z DTEND:20130208T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<span style="line-height: normal\; background-color: rgba(255\, 255\,255\,0)\;"><span style="text-align: left\;">\n<span style="line-heigh t: normal\; background-color: rgba(255\,255\,255\,0)\;"><span style="text- align: left\;"><span style="line-height: normal\; background-color: rgba(2 55\,255\,255\,0)\;"><span style="text-align: left\;">The NYU Value Creati on Society-Buddhism in Action Campus Club will be hosting a dialogue on c hanging from a culture of violence to a culture of peace\, addressing the &nbsp\;topics of&nbsp\;peace\,&nbsp\;security and human rights. &nbsp\;Th e dialogue will be based on the SGI-USA's&nbsp\;&ldquo\;From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace: Transforming the Human Spirit&rdquo\; e xhibition on view from February 2nd to the 8th\, in the 8th Floor Kimmel Gallery. \n<span style="line-height: normal\; background-color: rgba(255\, 255\,255\,0)\;"><span style="text-align: left\;">\nSGI-USA&rsquo\;s newest exhibition &ldquo\;From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace: Tran sforming the Human Spirit&rdquo\; was laun<span style="display: inline\;"> ched in support of the People&rsquo\;s Decade for Nuclear Abolition and i n commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of declaration against nuclea r weapons issued by second Soka Gakkai president Josei Toda. This exhibi tion presents issues on nuclear weapons through the lens of human securit y\, while placing the work of nuclear abolition at the heart of building a culture of peace. The venues where the exhibit has been shown include t he Melbourne Parliament of World religions\, the University of Hawaii\, t he University of Hong Kong\, the New Zealand Parliament\, the Cooper Unio n in New York City\, the UN Office at Geneva during the preparatory sessi on of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in 2008\, the Oslo City Hall Gal lery\, and the Cibao Grand Theater\, Santiago\, Dominican Republic\, Mala ysia\, Taiwan as well as numerous venues across the United States.\n \n\n &ldquo\;The real struggle of the twenty- first century will not be betwee n civilizations\, nor between religions. It will be between violence and non-violence. It will be between barbarity and civilization in the trues t sense of the word.&rdquo\; &mdash\; Daisaku Ikeda\, The Courage of Nonvi olence\n\nValid ID is required for entrance into NYU's Kimmel Center.\n\nC heck us out on Facebook for more details!&nbsp\;https://www.facebook.com/e vents/498729133499355/?ref=14 SUMMARY:From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace URL:/en/events/2013/02/08/from-a-culture-of-violence-to-a-culture-of-peace/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR