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SGI President Ikeda's University Lectures 1974-2007

University of Bologna, Italy. Photo: © iStockphoto.com / Banet12


“I believe that the 21st century will be a time when we focus on the essence of life itself—or rather, I believe that we must make it such a time.”

—From Daisaku Ikeda’s first university lecture, delivered at UCLA,
The New Human Revolution, vol. 19, p. 174.

April 1, 1974, USA
University of California, Los Angeles
May 27, 1975, USSR
Moscow State University
April 22, 1980, China
Peking University
March 5, 1981, Mexico
University of Guadalajara
May 21, 1981, Bulgaria
University of Sofia
June 7, 1983, Romania
University of Bucharest
June 5, 1984, China
Peking University
June 9, 1984, China
Fudan University
June 14, 1989, France
Institut de France
March 1, 1990, Argentina
University of Buenos Aires
May 28, 1990, China
Peking University
January 30, 1991, Macau
University of Macau
April 21, 1991, Philippines
University of the Philippines
September 26, 1991, USA
Harvard University
January 30, 1992, Hong Kong
Chinese University of Hong Kong
June 24, 1992, Turkey
Ankara University
October 14, 1992, China
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
January 29, 1993, USA
Claremont McKenna College
February 12, 1993, Brazil
Brazilian Academy of Letters
September 24, 1993, USA
Harvard University
January 31, 1994, China
Shenzhen University
May 17, 1994, Russia
Moscow State University
June 1, 1994, Italy
University of Bologna
January 26, 1995, USA
East-West Center, University of Hawaii
June 26, 1995, Spain
Ateneo de Santander
November 2, 1995, Nepal
Tribhuvan University
June 13, 1996, USA
Teachers College, Columbia University
June 25, 1996, Cuba
University of Havana
October 21, 1997, India
Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies
March 23, 2007, Italy
University of Palermo