MAYDAY! Peace Conference
TIBET: Finding Hope in Exile
Monday, April 28, and Tuesday, April 29 / All day
Join us at Christ Chapel as a group of Tibetan monks from the Gyuto Wheel of Dharma Monastery, Minneapolis, create a traditional, multi-colored sand mandala in the sanctuary.
Tuesday, April 29 / 6 p.m.
The motion picture TIBET: The Cry of the Snow Lion (2002) will be shown in Beck Academic Hall, Room #101.
Heritage Banquet Room
Morning Keynote Address
"Finding hope in Exile: Tibet's Global Democratic Future"
B. Tsering, PhD, principal of the Dalai Lama Institute for Higher Education in India and elected member of the Tibetan Parliament
|11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.||
Lunch Break/View Mandala at Christ Chapel/Walk Linnaeus Arboretum
Afternoon Panel Discussion
"Tibet’s Democratic Future: Perspectives from India and Minnesota"
Alumni Hall, Johnson Student Union
The Deconstruction of the Mandala
A public ceremonial procession from Christ Chapel to Linnaeus Arboretum
Melva Lind Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
All events are open to the public without charge.
The annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference was established at Gustavus Adolphus College in 1981. Previous conference themes have focused on land rights, violence in community, hunger, the banning of landmines, food security, global water issues, and political policies relating to peace issues.