a public event
Buddhism in the New Era of Globalization
Sulak Sivaraksa is a leading Thai Buddhist intellectual and social critic, who has been deeply involved in the Thai democratization movement.
Wednesday, May 08, 2002Sulak Sivaraksa is the author of numerous books in both English and Thai, and the founder of several rural-development and non-governmental organizations dedicated to exploring, in Siam and internationally, alternative models of sustainable, traditionally-rooted, and ethically- and spiritually-based development. He is also director of the International Network of Engaged Buddhists. Sulak was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in both 1993 and 1994 and received the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the Alternative Nobel Prize, in 1995.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Event will be held in the Sierra Room at the Faculty Center.