Records of the lecture sessions

Speakers job titles are at the time of holding.

Jun 7, 2021

An approach to Kant's philosophy
Shigeru Fukutani
Professor of the Graduate School of Letters, Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University

Nov 4, 2019

Dewey's Theory of Grouth and Active Learning - Impulse, Trial and Error, Communication
Shigeru Yukiyasu
Professor Emeritus of Okayama University, Trustee of 
John Dewey Society of Japan

Jun 17, 2019

Shigeru Nambara’s Ideas on Postwar Regime in Japan -The Defeat, Constitution and Education
Takashi Kato
Professor Emeritus of Seikei University

Oct 29, 2018

Soka University Pioneer Days: The 3rd Entrance Ceremony of Soka University and Days of Takiyama Dormitory Life
Masaki Honda
Managing Director of Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research

Jul 16, 2018

"Friendship in China and Japan" and "The mission of the youth"
Zhang Mei
Counselor of Press and Public Affairs Section
Embassy of the People's Republic of China

Dec 11, 2017

Soka University in the World History of Universities
Tatsuro Sakamoto 
Professor of the Faculty of Education

Nov 23, 2017

Novelist, Kan Shimozawa, History of His Birthplace: The Three Defeated  
Army Soldiers of the Shogunate forces and Atsuta-mura
Etsushi Yoshida
Vice president of Meiji University
Professor of School of Global Japanese Studies

Jun 26, 2017

Soka University Pioneer Days: History of International Exchange of Soka University
Masami Kita
Professor of the Faculty of Economics
Former Dean of International Affairs

Dec 5, 2016

John Dewey and Soka Education
Jason P Goulah
Associate Professor of Bilingual-Bicultural Education of DePaul University Director of the Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education of DePaul University

Jun 24, 2016

Soka University Pioneer Days: The foundation of Soka University of America (SUA)
Motoki Ogawa

Nov 13, 2015

Soka University Pioneer Days: History of Institute of the Japanese Language
Keiko Ishikawa

Oct 31, 2014

The Founder and Russia: The Private papers of Interpretation
Ekuko Saito-Benz

Jun 27, 2014

The Student Support in Pioneer Days - The Founder and The Co-op Formation and Activities
Kenji Yoshigo

Nov 20, 2013

The era of "Persecution and Life"
Hidenori Takada

Oct 28, 2013

Two educational theorists in opposition to militarism: Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and Eijiro Kawai
Shinichiro Matsui

Nov 26, 2012

Geography of Human Life by Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and the issue of TOPOS
Takeshi Nakajima

Jun 8, 2012

The Founder and the Roots of Japan-China Civil Exchange:The Foundation of Chinese Research Society and Ms. Wu Yuee
Shigenobu Okura

Nov 14, 2011

The Commemorative Speech for Soka Pedagogy
Masahiro Arimoto

Jul 1, 2011

With the Founder in a Spirit of the Founder: From the 2nd Takiyama Festival in 1973
Takehiro Miyoshi

Dec 17, 2010

On Attending Award Ceremony of the Founder’s receiving Academic Honorary Degree (2)
Masami Kita

Dec 8, 2010

On Attending Award Ceremony of the Founder’s receiving Academic Honorary Degree (1)
Masami Wakae

Nov 15, 2010

Pioneer the World from Local Community: Tsunesaburo Makiguchi’s Perspective on the Geographical Space
Shinichi Yamamuro

Jun 23, 2010

[The Beginnings of Soka University, No.10]
The Bond between the Founder and Students
Hideaki Ishii

Apr 22, 2010

Goethe and today
Yoshihito Mori

Nov 18, 2009

[The Beginnings of Soka University, No.9]
My Student Days
Tsuneyuki Hanami

May 13, 2009

[The Beginnings of Soka University, No.8]
"My Student Days"
Junichi Yamazaki (Dean of the Faculty of Letters)

Nov 30, 2007

[The Beginnings of Soka University, No.7]
The founder and female dormitory students in pioneer days 
The 1st Takiyama Festival
Keiko Maeda (Former dormitory leader of Toyoda dormitory)

Nov 2, 2007

[The Beginnings of Soka University, No.6]
The 35th anniversary of Japan-China restoration of diplomatic relations 
The founders progress of Japan-China exchange
Shuichi Suzaki (SGI official interpreter)

Dec 15, 2004

The Founder’s Vision Concerning the Establishment of Soka University
Hiroshi Okayasu

Oct 13, 2004

Daisaku Ikeda and Konosuke Matsushita: Dialogues on Cultivating and Creating Humanistic Leaders
Noboru Mizumoto

Oct 1, 2004

What is Daisaku Ikeda's Humanism?: Learning from his Dialogue with Mikhail S. Gorbachev
Junichi Kanzaka

Jun 16, 2004

My Personal Encounter with Chinese Students
Yasunori Tashiro

May 12, 2004

A Personal View of the Founding Spirit
Tadashige Takamura

Oct 15, 2003

"Tsunesaburo Makiguchi's Geography of Human Life and China"
Tsuyoshi Takahashi (Professor of Department of Foreign Languages, Vice Director of Center)

June 20, 2003

On Daisaku Ikeda's Lecture "Creative Lives"
Noboru Mizumoto (Assistant Professor of the Department of Bussiness Administration of Soka Women's College, Center Member)

June 7, 2003

[Kunio Yanagita and Tsunesaburo Makiguchi]
"Memorial Lecture marking the Makiguchi's birth"
Taro Tsurumi (Lecturer of Waseda University)

May 30, 2003

On Daisaku Ikeda's Lecture "Scholastic Philosophy and Modern Civilization"
Yukio Mori (Professor of the faculty of Letters, Center member)

May 16, 2003

On Daisaku Ikeda's Lecture "On Being Creative"
Yukio Sugiyama (Assistant Professor of the faculty of Letters, Vice Director of Center)

October 15, 2002

[The Beginnings of Soka University, No.5]
"Daisaku Ikeda and Soka Women's College"
Misao Tsukuda (University Advisor, Soka Education Research Center Advisor)

October 1, 2002

[The Beginnings of Soka University, No.4]
"The Soka Students Whom I Met During the Pioneering Days"
Sakae Tsunoyama (Director of Sakai-city Museum, Emeritus Professor of Wakayama University)
Co-sponsorship: The Institute for the Comparative Study of Cultures

September 20, 2002

"The Historical Significance of the Ikeda Proposal (1968) and the Future of Sino-Japanese Relations"
Liu Deyou (Vice managing director of China International Cultural Interchange Association)

June 6, 2002

"Fundamentalism vs. Reformism in Religion: Tsunesaburo Makiguchi's Challenge"
Koichi Miyata (Professor of the faculty of Letters)

May 24, 2002

"Josei Toda and Students: The 50th Anniversary of the 'Lotus Sutra Study Group' of Tokyo University Students"
Makoto Shinohara (Senior Counselor, Soka Education Research Center Advisor)

May 2, 2002

"The Origin of the Great Dialogues: The Ikeda and Toynbee Dialogue?A Picture of the Historical Dialogue"
Kiyoshi Matsushima (Chief Editor of Seikyo Shimbun)
Akira Mito (Former Deputy Director of Bureau of Photograph in Sekyo Shimbun)

December 5, 2001

"Zhou Enlai and Daisaku Ikeda:
The Untold Story about Before and After They Met"
Toshiyuki Mitsugi (Vice-President of Soka Gakkai)

November 16, 2001

[The Beginnings of Soka University, No.3]
"Takiyama Dormitory and the University"
Yasunori Tashiro (Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Soka Education Research Center Advisor)

October 15, 2001

[Memorial Lecture marking the 98th Anniversary of "Geography of Human Life" Publication]
"Significance of 'Geography of Human Life' on History of Japanese Geography"
Toshihiro Okada (Professor of Kochi University)

June 6, 2001

"What is Soka Education's Message to Our Society Today?"
Kazunori Kumagai (Professor of the faculty of Education)

May 9, 2001

"Josei Toda and the Period in Which He Lived: From the Perspective of Research on Wartime Journalism"
Ryuji Takasaki (Journalist)

April 24, 2001

[The Beginnings of Soka University, No.2]
"Students are the Main Players for the University's Development"
Tadashige Takamura (Professor of the faculty of Law, Assistant vice-President, Soka Education Research Center Advisor)

November 18, 2000

[Memorial Lecture marking the 70th Anniversary of "System of Value-Creating Pedagogy" Publication]
"Current Research on Tsunesaburo Makiguchi"
Shoji Saito (Professor of the faculty of Education)

November 18, 2000

[The Beginnings of Soka University, No.1]
"Founder Daisaku Ikeda and the Students"
Makoto Shinohara (University Advisor, Soka Education Research Center Advisor)

Speakers job titles are at the time of holding.