The Visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama (2007)

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Emory University welcomed His Holiness the Dalai Lama for a three-day visit to the university from October 20-22, 2007. His Holiness accepted Emory's offer of a Presidential Distinguished Professorship, and his visit to the university included his installment in this position and his inaugural lecture.

His Holiness's visit included his full participation in a one-day conference on science and spirituality co-hosted by the Mind & Life Institute with leading scientists and contemplatives from the university and across the country on Saturday, October 20, and an interfaith summit on religion as a source of conflict and a resource for peace-building on Sunday, October 21. His Holiness also gave a free public talk in downtown Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park on Monday afternoon, October 22.