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November 9, 2009

Dutch Edition of Global Civilization Released

DELFT, The Netherlands: Eburon Academic Publishers has released a Dutch edition of Global Civilization: A Buddhist-Islamic Dialogue with Majid Tehranian, in which the former director of the Toda Institute of Global Peace and Policy Research and Daisaku Ikeda, who founded the Toda think tank, seek common ground across religious traditions and civilizations. They also explore the implications of open, unhindered dialogue for universal human rights, the mutual flourishing of cultures and peaceful coexistence. Dr. Tehranian is an acclaimed authority on the international political economy of culture, specializing in Middle Eastern and Asia-Pacific affairs. Global Civilization is also available in Japanese, English, French, Thai, Persian and traditional Chinese, to date.

[Adapted from an article in the October 21, 2009, issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, Soka Gakkai, Japan]