peace

October 8, 2012 - 4:10pm
Activists challenged attendees to become more aware and concerned with international issues in order to achieve world peace.

Understand. Educate. Connect.

These were the three things that “Shifting the Global Consciousness” panelists urged audience members to do on a daily basis.

“These are not questions of the morality of something, these are questions of our own survival,” said the Dalai Lama.

The panel took place Monday, Oct. 8 at 1:30 p.m. in Goldstein Auditorium and was part of a two-day forum which aims to bring in humanitarian leaders to discuss what it means to work toward achieving global peace.

October 8, 2012 - 9:19am
"The Rise of Democracy in the Middle East" sets the tone for the highly anticipated two-day forum.

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was greeted by a nearly full house in Syracuse University's Goldstein Auditorium Monday for the highly anticipated two-day forum, "Common Ground for Peace.”

"We're actually the same human being, emotionally, mentally, even physically,” said the Dalai Lama as he explained the forum's main theme.

He emphasized the idea of the "oneness of humanity," referencing the open minds of children who are unconcerned with concepts like social...

August 27, 2012 - 11:48am
The two-day forum and concert in the Carrier Dome is expected to be one of the largest gatherings of international artists including Dave Matthews, Nas and more

Syracuse University will host “Common Ground for Peace”, a two-day forum led by the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  Running Oct. 8-9, the event schedule will include academic panel discussions for students and faculty, a public talk by the Dalai Lama and a festival-style music event dubbed the One World Concert.